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VIRTUAL: Current Concepts in Cervical Spine Surgery - Non-Employees

Session Dates
Jan 27, 2021  |  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Type: For Health Professionals
Blue Jeans

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
  1. Discuss the definition, causes, and symptomology of cervical disc disease.   
  2. Discuss the rationale for disc replacement. 
  3. Understand the rationale for choosing disc replacement vs. ACDF as well as the post-operative differences between the surgeries. 
  4. Develop and implement an effective plan of care using the knowledge gained in the treatment of patients s/p cervical spine surgery.

Continuing Education Credits

This course has been submitted to the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Approval for 1 CEU is pending.

Audience

• Physical Therapists
• Physical Therapist Assistants

Course Description

This course is for PTs and PTAs who are interested in learning about spinal surgery, specifically cervical disc disease, anterior cervical discectomy, and fusion, as well as disc replacement. The rationale for disc replacement vs. ACDF (anterior cervical disc fusion) will be discussed as well as the post-operative differences between the surgeries. The post-operative benefits for patients will also be outlined.

Course Schedule

6 – 7 pm Cervical Spine Surgeries

Educational Information

Certificates will be awarded to participants upon successful passing of a post-test after the conclusion of the course.

About the Speaker

Seth Joseffer, M.D.
Dr. Seth Joseffer, M.D. is a board-certified neurosurgeon who treats disorders and diseases of the brain and spine. He specializes in the application of minimally invasive surgical procedures and has advanced training in cranial and spinal surgery. He received his medical degree from New York University Medical School where he graduated with medical society honors.

Dr. Joseffer is a surgeon with Princeton Brain and Spine where he focuses on providing exceptional healthcare to his community and is dedicated to a patient-first approach. Dr. Joseffer is the Chief of Neurosurgery at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center.

Dr. Joseffer is an active contributor to medical research and has published numerous journal articles. Dr, Joseffer has made significant contributions to the medical community as a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Dr. Joseffer was chosen as a “Jersey Choice Top Doctor” as voted by NJ Physicians in NJ Monthly Magazine.

Registration Information

Register by January 22, 2021.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations and requests for refunds will be accepted until January 25, 2021.

Registration Fee

For more information regarding the registration process, or technical problems, please contact 1.888.897.8979.  Once registered, you will receive a receipt of payment and confirmation letter. Please save the receipt.

Non-Employees:

Please register below.

Cost: $20.00
Please provide the names of all attendees.

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