Does Mapping Improve Surgical Outcomes for Gliomas?

This course provides the learner with a visual tour of brain mapping and how this technique can improve outcomes of glioma surgery including a review of current evidence supporting the efficacy of this technique.

Target Audience

Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Adult and Pediatric Oncologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuro-Oncologists, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Radiation Oncologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Neuropsychologists and Respiratory Therapists. 

Learning Objective

  • Examine how presurgical navigated mapping improves surgical outcomes for gliomas.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Picht, Thomas, et al. "Presurgical navigated TMS motor cortex mapping improves outcome in glioblastoma surgery: a controlled observational study." Journal of neuro-oncology 126.3 (2016): 535-543.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ABIM MOC
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2022

Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
Neurosurgeon and Medical Director
Brain Tumor Program, Baptist Health Neuroscience Center
Miami, Florida

Vitaly Siomin, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

Symposium Directors

Michael Chuong, M.D., is a member of the speakers' bureau for Accuray and a consultant with QuantiaMD.

Minesh Mehta, M.D., is a consultant with INSYS, Remedy, IBA, Varian, Oncoceutics, and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.

Yazmin Odia, M.D., is a member of the advisory board for Novocure, for Optune in Gliobastoma. 

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.  

*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer 

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

NOTE: Maintenance of Certification points are automatically reported. ABIM typically accepts or rejects submissions in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

 

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ABIM MOC
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

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