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Speciality Care CME: Pituitary Adenomas & Degenerative Spine Disease

March 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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Pituitary Adenomas

Speaker: Margaret Riordan, MD; Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery,
UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery, Eastbay; Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System

The presentation will provide an overview of pituitary adenomas. Common clinical presentation, workup, and treatment options will be discussed, including surgical approach for tumor resection.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the different types of pituitary adenomas
  2. Understand laboratory and auxiliary testing needed to help with treatment decision making
  3. Discuss treatment options for pituitary adenomas
  4. Understand the basic surgical approach for tumor resection

 Degenerative Spine Disease

Speaker: Sun Ik Lee, MD; Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery, Eastbay; Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System

This presentation will provide an overview of degenerative spine disease, including common presentation, diagnosis, and treatment.  Back pain presents frequently in the primary care setting.  This presentation will help clinicians diagnose and treat common degenerative spine disease in the primary care setting and help determine when to refer for neurosurgical evaluation.

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize different pathologies in degenerative spine disease
  2. Properly treat pathologies
  3. Educate patients and meet their expectations


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 Registration & Dinner will be available starting 5:45pm; presentation begins at 6:30pm

Community Health Center Network (CHCN) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education.

CHCN designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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AHC/CHCN – 4th Floor Training Room
101 Callan Ave
San Leandro, CA 94577 United States
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