2017 Sentara Neuro-Ortho Conference

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2017 Sentara Neuro-Ortho Conference: Current Management Issues of Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders

Course Directors:
Alexander Grunsfeld, M.D., Sentara Neurology Specialists
Hassan Shah, M.D., Sentara Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists

Friday, October 27, 2017, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  
Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, VA

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This one-day conference will explore innovative technologies and the latest evidence-based clinical guidelines for both the medical and surgical management of back and neck pain.  Discussion will also include interventional pain management, rehabilitation and physical therapy, and the psychology of chronic spine pain. This conference will bring together a multi-disciplinary panel of experts to discuss the latest advancements and treatment considerations in neurosurgical and orthopedic neck and spine disorders.

Continental Breakfast and Registration will begin at 7:15am and lunch will be provided. An Exhibit Hall with industry leaders will also be available.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care providers, internists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pain specialists, physiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, case managers, and other healthcare professionals.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
Upon the completion of this live activity, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss recommendations for treatment of back and neck disorders founded on the cutting-edge of scientific findings and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of multidisciplinary care in treating patients with back, neck and peripheral nerve disorders.
3. Identify new treatments and innovative technologies that are available for the management of back, neck and peripheral nerve disorders.

ACCREDITATION
Sentara Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION
Sentara Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of seven (7.00) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

VIRGINIA BOARD OF MEDICINE
Physicians may claim up to seven (7.00) in Type 1 or Type 2 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for the renewal of an active medical license.

AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME Credits claimed for the activity.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS
Application for CME Credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

COMMISSION FOR CASE MANAGER CERTIFICATION
This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 7 clock hours.

NURSES
ANCC and the Virginia Board of Nursing accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society for CNE.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

LOCATION
Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
3001 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA  23451
757-213-3001

Overnight Room Reservations must be booked by September 26, 2017
Overnight Reservations: $119 plus taxes 757-213-3000 or, Click here for Reservations.

MORE INFORMATION
For Sentara Employees who need a transfer of funds form for registration, please contact Debra Rutherford, Sentara Physician Education at 757-363-6280 or email dkruther@sentara.com.