Topic: Making Spine Better: The Case of Pediatric Spine Surgery
- 5:30pm - 6:00pm: Buffet
- 6:00pm - 7:00pm: Presentation
- 7:00pm - 7:30pm: Discussion, Question and Answer session
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Review natural history and treatment options for children with early onset scoliosis.
- Identify relevant and practical techniques in patient safety.
- Assess ways to maximize outcomes in pediatric spine care.
Dr. Michael Vitale disclosed that he received research grant funds from Children’s Spine Foundation, Setting Scoliosis Straight Foundations, SRS, POSNA, BroadWater. He is an consultant for Stryker, Biomet, and Medtronic, and is a stock shareholder with Wellinks. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.
Activity Director, Dr. Thomas Wright, disclosed that he received research grant fund from Exactech , Ascen-sion, and also receives royalties from Exactech. No one else in a position to control content has any finan-cial relationships to disclose.
Planning Committee Member, Dr. Mark Scarborough, disclosed that he is an consultant for Exactech. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.
The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.