Giving Careers Education
Pediatric Brain Tumor Symposium

Overview:
Cook Children’s Neurosciences and Cancer Center invite you to attend the 2012 Pediatric Brain Tumor Symposium in Fort Worth, Texas. This biennial symposium is the only dedicated pediatric neuro-oncology symposium in the Southwest.  Bringing together healthcare professionals from across the region, the forum will enhance the understanding and management of youth with central nervous tumors.  We hope you will join us as we learn from recognized experts in the field of pediatric brain tumor care.  Symposium Objectives: 
  • Describe the complex multidisciplinary care required to successfully care for children, adolescents and young adults with brain tumors.
  • Explain the current diagnosis and treatment modalities of the more common childhood brain tumors, such as astrocytoma, medulloblastoma, ependymoma and others.
  • Discuss the various psychological, school reintegration challenges and life adjustment changes that childhood brain tumor survivors face.
  • Discuss the principles of brain tumor neurosurgery and perioperative care.
  • Discuss patient case presentations brought by symposium participants.
Additional Information:
Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Healthcare Professionals
Duration: 2 day(s)
Registration Options:
$150.00 - Physician
$120.00 - Advanced Practice Nurse
$120.00 - Physician Assistant
$120.00 - RN
$120.00 - Other Healthcare Professional
$75.00 - Resident/Fellow/Student
$150.00 - Base Price
Discounts:
Group: $35.00 off when a minimum of 5 persons register together for the same option.
OR
Early Bird: 25.00% off when registering a minimum of 32 days in advance of the course date.
Note: The system will apply your best discount. Employee prices will not be discounted further.
There are currently no scheduled events. Please contact Education at 682-885-4170.
Accreditation Statement(s):
CME
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE
Cook Children's Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This activity provides 7.5 contact hours.  You must attend the activity in its entirety and complete and return the evaluation tool.

ANCC has a toll free number (1-866-262-9730) you can call to report any bias, conflicts of interest, concerns, compliments, or opinions related to this activity, or to share insight on the overall process.
LPC & LMFT
Cook Children’s Medical Center is approved as a provider of continuing education for Licensed Professional Counselor’s by the LPC Board of Examiners for the State of Texas (Provider #1022) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists by the LMFT Board of Examiners for the State of Texas (Provider # 385). These approvals meet the criteria for mandatory continuing education requirements towards relicensure as established by the individual Boards of Examiners for the State of Texas. CCMC designates this activity for a maximum of 7.5 contact hours. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety, complete and return the evaluation tool.
Social Work
Cook Children’s is approved as a provider of continuing education for Social Workers by the Texas Board of Social Work Examiners (Provider # 5164). This activity is designated for a maximum of 7.5 Social Worker contact hours.