IN OPEN AND ENDOSCOPIC NEUROSURGERY
A Hands-on Skull Base Training Program in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois
This comprehensive, 2-day course is designed for both novice and experienced surgeons, residents and fellows. Dr. James Chandler and the Skull Base team will teach by didactic presentations, 3D and VR anatomy demonstrations and guided cadaveric dissection.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Review the surgical approaches (open and endoscopic) for complex, skull base pathologies.
Recognize the advantages of a team-based approach for managing pre-, peri- and postoperative skull base pathologies.
Demonstrate proficient endoscopic instrument handling and performing standard open skull base approaches.
Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology residents, fellows, and attendings
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Day 1, Friday, October 23th
7:00am – 5:30pm
Anterior Cranial Base
Day 2, Saturday, October 24th
7:00am – 5:30pm
Middle Cranial Fossa, Infratemporal Skull Base
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This 2-day course will be held at the Northwestern Skull Base Lab. This state-of-the-art facility employs the same instrumentation and equipment available in most operating rooms.
Northwestern Skull Base Laboratory
Feinberg School of Medicine
300 East Superior Street
Tarry Bldg. 2-750
Chicago, Illinois 60611
In March of 2019, the first Advanced Training Program was held in the Northwestern Skull Base Lab Resident Training facilities.