Instructions for Obtaining SANS Neurosurgery Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit

Asthagiri, Ashok MD; SANS Editor:

doi: 10.1227/01.neu.0000445328.84172.7b

Charlottesville, Virginia. SANS Managing Editor: Nader Pouratian, MD, Los Angeles, California. SANS Neurosurgery Editor: A. Samy Youssef, MD, PhD, Tampa, Florida

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Combining the power of neurosurgery’s most popular online learning resource with its most influential peer-reviewed journal, SANS Neurosurgery offers subscribers the resources to stay ahead in the rapidly moving field. Test your knowledge and neurosurgical decision-making skills with questions pulled from each issue of Neurosurgery. This SANS product provides users with the latest pearls and constantly evolving information from the latest scientific neurosurgery articles.

SANS Neurosurgery CME is open to all readers. Members of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) enjoy a free subscription. Non-members pay $30 annually.

To take part in Journal CME, complete the following steps:

1. Read this month’s designated CME articles in the print or online edition.

2. Register at and provide payment.

3. Once online, complete the questions and other required information for the CME program, including the evaluation.

The CNS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Goal: The goal of this educational activity is to provide neurosurgeons with current information related to the management of a broad spectrum of neurosurgical disorders.

Target Audience: This activity is primarily intended for neurosurgeons and neurosurgeons-in-training.

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Claiming Credit

All tests and requests for credit must be submitted through the SANS Neurosurgery website at CME may be claimed at the conclusion of each exam, with a maximum of 6 CME credit hours available per annual subscription.

Please direct any questions about SANS Neurosurgery CME to:CNS Member Services(877) 517-1CNS

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This Month’s SANS Neurosurgery CME

“Use of High-Field Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Enhance the Extent of Resection of Enhancing and Nonenhancing Gliomas” by Vogelbaum et al on page 339 of this issue.

“Preconditioning Effect on Cerebral Vasospasm in Patients With Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage” by Hoh et al on page 351 of this issue.

“Using Higher Isodose Lines for Gamma Knife Treatment of 1 to 3 BrainMetastases Is Safe and Effective” by Chao et al on page 360 of this issue.

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SANS Neurosurgery CME Planning Participants

SANS Neurosurgery Editor: A. Samy Youssef, MD, PhD, Tampa, Florida

SANS Neurosurgery Contributors:

Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, Santa Monica, California

Jason Hauptman, MD, PhD, Los Angeles, California

Sarah Jost, MD, Seattle, Washington

John S. Kuo, MD, PhD, Madison, Wisconsin

Jonathan Sherman, MD, Washington, D.C.

Sameer Sheth, MD, PhD, Boston, Massachusetts

John H. Shin, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

Bobby Starke, MD, MSc, Charlottesville, Virginia

Jamie J. Van Gompel, MD, Rochester, Minnesota

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