Exploring The Future Of Neuro-Oncology: Redefining What Is Possible

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Save the Date - May 30 & 31, 2013

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705

About the Conference

This symposium is designed for the healthcare professional that cares for the neurology and neurosurgery patients.  The purpose of this conference is to provide continuing education to physicians and nurses regarding the latest diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of the patient with brain and spine tumors, in order to improve quality of care and physician performance as well as setting the standard for success.  The conference will also include 1 hour of ethics credit.

Educational methods utilized will include didactic lectures by prominent experts.

Conference Objectives

  • Discuss the latest in the prognosis and treatment of brain tumors
  • Identify the latest diagnostic technology in neuro-oncology
  • Describe healthcare reform’s impact on neuro-oncology

Target Audience

The primary target audience will include physicians who are responsible for caring for neuro-oncology patients including specialties in neurology, neurosurgery, pediatric neurology, pediatric neurosurgery, medical oncology, neuropathology, neurointerventional surgery, and radiation oncology. In addition, other healthcare providers who are involved in the care of this patient population, including nurses and advanced practice nurses, and physician assistants are encouraged to attend.

Accreditation (CME):

Seton Healthcare Family is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Seton Healthcare Family designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, "The Future of Palliative & Hospice Care in the Oncology Population", has been designated by Seton Healthcare Family for 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Accreditation (CNE):

Seton Healthcare Family is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Upon successful completion, this activity will provide 3.0 contact hours for day one and 4.0 contact hours for day two.

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