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How to Triage Surgical Cases
Course Overview
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The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated every neurosurgical practice's ability to treat patients. With extreme constraints on facilities, staffing and protective equipment, along with new risks to operative staff and patients, how should neurosurgeons address surgical cases?
  • Aviva Abosch, MD, PhD, FAANS
  • Anil Nanda, MD, MPH, FAANS
  • Gregory J. Zipfel, MD, FAANS
CME Accreditation
The AANS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Learn about approaches that are being taken to triage neurosurgical cases during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Recognize how phases of the COVID-19 pandemic impact decision-making regarding the triage of neurosurgical cases.
  • Acquire strategies on how to communicate with patients and their families about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the timing of their neurosurgical care.
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $9.99
Non-Member: $39.99
Resident: $9.99
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
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