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Introduction to Cranial Neurosurgery and Advanced Radiosurgery

Cleveland Clinic – Gamma Knife Center | Cleveland, USA
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Title: Introduction to Cranial Neurosurgery and Advanced Radiosurgery
Specialty: Radiology
Dates: From Feb, 12, 2018 to Feb, 16, 2018
Location: Cleveland, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 3000 to 6000 USD
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Cleveland Clinic – Gamma Knife Center

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Introduction to Cranial Neurosurgery and Advanced Radiosurgery is organized by Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and will be held during Feb 12 - 16, 2018 at Cleveland Clinic - Gamma Knife Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 36.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.


Introductory Course:


Course Description:

This education experience provides an opportunity to expand the practitioner’s range of treatment options to include this precise form of stereotactic radiosurgery. The course will provide hands-on sessions with experts experienced in radiosurgery. At the conclusion of the week, participants will receive a certificate of course attendance.


Target Audience:

The target audience for this medical event is Neurosurgeons, medical physicists, radiation oncologists, neurootolaryn-golists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists who have little or no experience with radiosurgery.


Upgrade Course:


Course Description:

This educational experience provides an opportunity to extend the experienced practitioner’s range of treatment options to include this more advanced form of stereotactic radiosurgery. Participants will become familiar with the new features when upgrading from previous models. At the conclusion of the three days, participants will receive a certificate of course attendance. Radiosurgery training is a prerequisite.


Target Audience:

Neurosurgeons, medical physicists, radiation oncologists, neurootolaryngolists and other health care professionals experienced in radiosurgery.


Both Introductory and Upgrade Course Objectives are :

• Identify the basic principles and biophysics of radiosurgery and how they apply to day-to-day patient treatment.

• Review the clinical indications, parameters of treatment, and outcomes of radiosurgery.

• Recognize radiation safety issues and principles, as well as become familiar with the emergency procedures as they pertain to radiosurgery.

• Apply the principles of stereotactic frame application, imaging, and use of radiosurgery treatment hardware.

Speakers/Faculty:

Gene H. Barnett, MD (Primary Director)

Director, Gamma Knife Center

Professor and Director, Cleveland Clinic Rose Ella Burkhardt

Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center


Lilyana Angelov, MD

Head, Cleveland Clinic Section of Spinal Radiosurgery

Program Co-Director, Gamma Knife Center


Gennady Neyman, PhD

Cleveland Clinic Lead Gamma Knife Physicist

Program Co-Director, Gamma Knife Center


John Suh, MD

Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Program Co-Director, Gamma Knife Center

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General Info:

Attendance at this radiosurgery course does not imply or confirm competency to perform stereotactic radiosurgery. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to those who participate in ALL of the lectures and hands-on practice.


This course does NOT provide training on older radiosurgery units. In order to take the Upgrade Course, prior training on a radiosurgery unit is required.


Cancellation policy prior to the course commencement:


Up to 21 days, $500; from 21-14 days, 25% of the fee.


Up to 14-7 days, 50% refund prior to commencement of the course.


No refunds after 7 days but registration is transferable.


Minimum of five attendees required per course. We recommend that you do not make travel arrangements until you have received confirmation from the course manager that the course will be held. This is a separate confirmation from the confirmation you receive when registering online. In the event a course must be cancelled due to low enrollment, a full refund will be issued.


Payment: $500 deposit is required at the time of registration.


Tuition must be paid in full prior to the start of the course. 

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2017-12-01
Late Registration From: 2017-12-02 To: 0--
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Contact No.: 216-445-3449,216-448-8564+1 216-448-4325

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Contact No.: 216-445-3449,216-448-8564+1 216-448-4325

Email: kawczas@ccf.org, tobinm@ccf.org

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