Current Concepts in Spinal Oncology - SPOC

Webinar Information

Webinar Description

Michael Galgano, MD, FAANS, will focus on differentiating the various types of spinal tumors, ranging from metastases, to primary vertebral column tumors, and intradural spinal cord tumors. He will discus the contributions of co-morbidities and frailty on the management of patients with spinal tumors. He will also aim to give the audience a brief exposure to the surgical management of spinal oncology, and what is entailed to execute robust local control.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the different management strategies for spinal cord & vertebral body tumors as they relate to location, neurological exam, histology, and overall prognosis
  • Identify the main differences in the treatment of primary and metastatic spinal tumors
  • Recognize the multifaceted process of executing a patient-specific treatment plan for individuals with spinal tumors
  • Describe the contribution of co-morbidities and frailty to the management of patients with spinal tumors

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.25 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
06/03/2024
Course expires: 
06/02/2026
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Cancer Treatment in North Carolina: Research to Practice (formerly Medical and Surgical Oncology) webinars cover the spectrum of anti-cancer therapy, with a focus on recent research developments, both locally and at large, and what’s ready for regular practice. Perspectives from medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgery will be included.

This series incorporates an understanding of practice dynamics and concerns throughout the state of North Carolina, and the availability of clinical trials and subspecialty expertise to inform care.

These webinars provide FREE continuing education credit.

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Michael Galgano, MD, FAANS

Assistant Professor/Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

The presenter has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies as defined by the ACCME.

Accreditation Statements

The following accrediting agencies have approved this course for continuing education credits. Participants should understand that their individual participation and claiming credit must abide by the regulations set forth by their respective accrediting agency. No partial credit will be provided.

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

1.00 NCPD/CNE
UNC Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks.

1.00 CTR
Approved by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).

1.00 ASRT
Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).
This activity may be available in multiple formats. A self-learning activity can be completed only once per biennium.


 

In most cases, regulations prohibit the repeated use of the same educational activity (Live Webinar or Self-Paced, Online Course but not both) as it relates to satisfying CE requirements to maintain licensure. Attendees are also required to view a minimum of 53 minutes of the live webinar video to receive CE credit. Please contact your individual accreditation agencies for more details.

Altering or submitting modified certificates constitutes fraud that can result in punitive action by the accrediting agency.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Tech
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.25 ASRT
  • 1.00 CTR
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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  • Watch the video
  • Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
  • Complete the evaluation
  • Download the appropriate certificate

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