NeuroSafe 2021

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NOTE: due to continuing COVID-19 concerns, NeuroSafe 2020 has been cancelled and will be held July 29-30, 2021. Watch for more information, coming as soon as possible.

  • Audience
  • Key Topics
  • Course Directors
  • Audience

    This symposium is ideal for specialty physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, quality and safety professionals and others with a neurosurgery specialty interest. This includes professionals interested in offering patients the benefit of the most advanced quality and safety treatment options for neurosurgery care.

    Presented by: University of Minnesota Department of Neurosurgery. Provided by: Office of Continuing Professional Development - University of Minnesota Medical School

  • Key Topics

    This innovative symposium offers trailblazing perspectives about neurosurgical quality and safety, including:

    • Improvement efforts across all practice settings
    • Outcomes and measures
    • Challenges
    • Building the safest environments for neurosurgery patients throughout the world.

    Following completion of this educational symposium, the learner should be better able to:

    • Describe how to address quality and safety challenges using real-life examples
    • Outline current neurosurgical quality and safety expectations
    • Identify potential quality and safety outcomes measures in neurosurgery
    • Create new, national collaborations in quality and safety
    • Interpret regionalized quality and safety measures
    • Leverage your organization to improve quality and safety.

  • Course Directors

    huntMatthew A. Hunt, MD, FRCS, FAANS
    Neurosurgeon
    M Health Fairview Neurosurgery

    guillaumeDaniel J. Guillaume, MD, MS, ABPNS, ABNS
    Neurosurgeon
    Associate Professor and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery
    Vice Chair of Quality Assurance, Department of Neurosurgery 

    jonesKristen E. Jones, MD
    Neurosurgeon
    Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

    shaneSuzanne Shane, NP, RN
    Nurse Practitioner
    M Health Fairview Neurosurgery

    gundersonLarry Gunderson, CPA, CMA, MBA
    Administrator
    Neurosurgery Department

     


    Pediatric Mini Symposium

    sandovalCarolina Garcia-Sandoval, MD
    Pediatric Neurosurgeon
    Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery