Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

Des Moines, IA US
April 27, 2011


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


Brain tumors.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  1. Comprehend the classification, pathophysiology, and incidence of brain tumors.
  2. Describe the general and focal signs/symptoms of brain tumors.
  3. Differentiate treatment options: surgical, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and palliative care.


Chris Karas, MD
Mercy Brain & Spine Center, Des Moines, Iowa


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: 
04/27/2011 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
04/27/2011 - 8:30am CDT
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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