Clinical Anatomy of Lumbar Puncture
This three-hour CME webinar includes a lecture to present the clinical anatomy and evidence-based approaches to Lumbar Puncture, followed by three interactive sessions. Participants will 1) observe and identify the relevant anatomy via prosection, 3D virtual dissection of the “Visible Human,” and “Draw-It-To-Know-It” exercises; 2) observe the LP procedure on a simulated model and on a soft-embalmed cadaveric donor using ultrasound guidance; and 3) engage in a Problem-Based Learning case. A pre-test is required and multiple-choice quizzes must be completed after each session in order to proceed to the next session.
Lecture - The Clinical Anatomy of Lumbar Puncture
Session 1 - Cadaveric Prosection and Virtual Lumbosacral Dissection (VH Dissector)
Draw-It-to-Know-It Activity of Procedure
Session 2 - Interactive Demonstration of LP Mannikin Simulation
Interactive Demonstration of LP on Soft-Embalmed Cadaveric Donor with Ultrasound Guidance
Session 3 - Interactive PBL Session
Physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and nurses
• Identify relevant anatomy of the lumbosacral region, including spinal cord and meninges
• Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate technique for tapping cerebrospinal fluid
• Review and evaluate clinical aspects of lumbar puncture, including prevention of common complications
ICSM and Carilion Clinic reserve the right to cancel CME activities. If an activity is canceled, registration fees will be fully refunded. The providers reserve the right to change topics/speakers if necessary.
Providership: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Medical Society of Virginia through the joint providership of Carilion Clinic’s CME Program and ICSM Center for Biomedical Education.
Carilion Clinic’s CME Program is accredited by The Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Carilion Clinic’s CME Program designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclaimer Statement: ICSM and Carilion Clinic ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of their educational activities. It is our policy that each person in a position to influence content of any CME activity must disclose any financial relationship with commercial organizations as defined by ACCME. All commercial support of an educational activity must also be disclosed to the conference attendees, and indication will be made of any unlabeled use of products that may be mentioned in presentations. Disclosure information for each presenter and planning committee member will be provided to the audience in both oral and written forms prior to the event.
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