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Sessions in Neurosurgery for the Advanced Practitioner - Trauma
A team of dedicated AANS neurosurgeons, nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) developed a series of online courses to provide comprehensive training for advanced practitioners involved in neurosurgical practices. This online course covers foundational knowledge and skills needed during the onboarding phase, particularly for advanced practitioners who are new to the neurosurgical specialty, to teach and/or reinforce key concepts.
Faculty (Individuals in control of activity content):


  • Ibrahim Hussain, MD
  • Mike Johnson, PA-C
  • Jennifer Kang, MD
  • Michael Wang, MD
  • Christopher Zacko, MD


  • Alice Edwards, PA-C
  • Robin Saiki, ACNP
  • Scott Simon, MD
  • Michael Wang, MD
Learning Objectives

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

Non-Operative Head Trauma/Concussion

  1. Discuss mechanisms of injury
  2. Recognize imaging protocols and appearance on plain head CT

Operative head trauma

  1. Identify radiologic appearance of EDH, SDH, and IPH
  2. Recognize operative indications for these types

Cervical Spine Trauma

  1. Identify radiographic definitions of C1 and C2 injuries
  2. Recognize radiographic definitions of facet jumping and locking

Thoraco-Lumbar Trauma

  1. Recognize radiographic classification of T-L injuries
  2. Discuss bracing options
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 09/08/2024
Cost: Member: $119.00
Non-Member: $229.00
Resident: $119.00
Credit Offered:
3 CME Credits
3 CEU Credits
Contains: 4 Courses
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