Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

Des Moines, IA US
January 19, 2011


To provide education on the most current neurosurgical and neurological updates in diagnostics, management, treatment and care of patients.


Surgical spine care for trauma, spinal oncology and degenerative spine disease.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, and other interested health professionals involved in the care of the patient with neurological disease.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify basic anatomy of the vertebrae, spinal cord and nerve roots.
  2. Evaluate spine stability.
  3. Verbalize surgical indications for the spine.


Robert Hirschl, MD
Mercy Brain & Spine Center, Des Moines, Iowa

Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio 
Fellowship: Endovascular Neurosurgery/Interventional Neuroradiology, The Ohio State University Medical Center
Residency: Department of Neurological Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio


Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/19/2011 - 7:30am CST
Event ends: 
01/19/2011 - 8:30am CST
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Continuing Education Credit

DO: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit(s).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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