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C194 - Basic Principles of Brain Tumors: For Practice and for Certification

Event Time: Thursday April 27, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Neuro-oncology
Director(s): Erin Dunbar MD
Description: This course is high-yield for the initial boards and MOC exams. This course concisely reviews primary brain tumors, including the new 2016 WHO Classifications, evidenced-based multidisciplinary treatment, symptom management, neuro-oncology emergencies, genetic syndromes, and scenarios for referral.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to improve their skills, outcomes, and confidence in the management of these tumors with this high-impact review for those taking their initial boards and/or their maintenance of certification (MOC).
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
7:00 AM - 7:10 AM Introduction Faculty 
7:10 AM - 7:40 AM 2016 WHO CNS Tumor Classification Updates and Genetic Syndromes Pearls John Henson MD, FAAN 
7:40 AM - 8:10 AM Neurosurgical and Radiation-oncology Management Jeffrey Weinberg  
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM Questions and Answers Faculty 
8:20 AM - 8:50 AM Neuro-oncology and Symptom Management Erin Dunbar MD 
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Questions and Answers Faculty 


Speaker Disclosure
Erin M. Dunbar, MD Dr. Dunbar has nothing to disclose.

John W. Henson, MD, FAAN Dr. Henson has nothing to disclose.

Jeffrey Weinberg Dr. Weinberg has nothing to disclose.

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