Miami Cancer Institute Multispecialty Grand Rounds – Posterior Fossa Tumors of Childhood: Begin at the Beginning

December 15, 2020

Posterior fossa tumors are predominantly seen in children, with a peak incidence in the first decade. Join Dr. Michael D. Taylor as he discusses the most common presenting symptoms, such as raised intracranial pressure with headache and vomiting, as well as treatment plans and available interventions. 

Target Audience

Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the most common presenting symptoms of posterior fossa tumors. 
  • Assess treatment plans and the possibility of total excision of the tumor. 
  • Implement interventions to prevent and ameliorate the neuro-toxic effects on the children. 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
11/22/2020
Course expires: 
01/29/2021
Event starts: 
12/15/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
12/15/2020 - 8:30am
Rating: 
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United States

Michael D. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
Staff Neurosurgeon, Hospital for Sick Children 
Professor, Department of Surgery and
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Michael D. Taylor, M.D., Ph.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 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 live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-680158, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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