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AANS Live Courses

The AANS presents unmatched educational opportunities for neurosurgeons at all levels. Currently, AANS offers several interactive courses, giving neurosurgeons the opportunity to assess and improve upon their skill sets. Courses are held in various locations around the country.

The AANS Managing Coding courses are the most trusted neurosurgical coding courses available, with over 18 years of service to the neurosurgical community. Bring your reimbursement team to receive the tools and support you need to be compensated appropriately and fairly for your work.


New Course Content for 2017 reflects the latest testing procedures
Begun in 1997 by Julius Goodman, MD, this course has become the premier neurosurgical oral board review course with more than 90 percent of candidates attending at least once prior to taking the exam. The course exposes candidates to the format of the board exam and provides the opportunity to practice answering questions under pressure. Attendees observe over 200 case scenarios presented, which will provide a broad review of pertinent topics in clinical neurosurgery.


Through lectures and case studies, advanced practice providers (APPs) can examine a wide array of neurosurgical topics. In addition, attendees can add an additional half-day of practical clinics to their training.


This one-and-a-half-day clinical course provides neurosurgical nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) the opportunity to learn common spine techniques required of the experienced APP.


Weekend Update: Neurosurgery replaces the MOC Preparation and Neurosurgical Update: Interactive Case-based Review course. It presents an unmatched educational opportunity for neurosurgeons at all levels to test their knowledge of state-of-the-art clinical concepts covering the entire spectrum of neurosurgical practice.



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