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Thursday, December 5

8:00 am - 4:36 pm

Advanced Practice Provider Seminar

The AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery offers a dedicated educational seminar for the Advanced Practice Providers (APP). The seminar utilizes case presentations of pediatric neurosurgical patients in a series of lectures to highlight current clinical evidence based management and future research. New this year, a round table afternoon for collaborative learning and networking.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Apply principles of updated, evidence-based practice guidelines for treatment of neurosurgical disease processes.
  • Identify pediatric radiographic abnormalities and determine appropriate studies needed to evaluate these abnormalities.
  • Describe the scope of APP utilization in pediatric practices.
  • Recognize pediatric neurosurgical approaches to major medical conditions from a national perspective.

Advanced Practice Provider Seminar Featured Speaker
Teri Pipe, PhD, is Arizona State University's chief wellbeing officer. Dr. Pipe is an expert on mindfulness – a skill set to increase being fully present, focused and alive. Her presentation, Mindfulness, Innovation and Creativity for Leaders, will focus on refreshing and building upon the leadership capacity of session participants.