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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ABIM MOC
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
01/01/2020

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

Vitaly Siomin, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

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

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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.

ABIM MOC 

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 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 points. ABIM MOC points will be submitted by the 15th of the month following completion.

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.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ABIM MOC
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
01/01/2020
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NOTE: ABIM MOC points will be submitted by the 15th of the month following completion.

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