Riverside & University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center Friday, April 28, 2017
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606

7:30 - 8 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast (Provided)

8 - 9 a.m.

The Molecular Pathology of Diffuse Gliomas
Thomas Reagan, M.D.

  • To understand the role and limitations of routine histology in classifying diffuse gliomas
  • To learn the role of molecular pathology in predicting the prognosis of diffuse gliomas
  • To review the molecular component in the latest WHO classification of diffuse gliomas

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Integrative Medicine: Mind, Body and Spirit
Lynne Groeger, MS, RD, CSO; Jill Stanard, CMT; Julie Kilburn, MA

  • Participants will be able to define Integrative Medicine
  • Participants will learn the benefits of Integrative Medicine for patients
  • Participants will understand how Integrative Medicine works at PCI

10 - 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Pain Management
Robert Winfield, M.D.

  • Understand etiology of pain
  • Understand the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options
  • Understand the new opioid guidelines

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Misadventures in SRS/SBRT and How to Prevent Them
David Schlesinger, Ph.D., DABR

  • Review sources of uncertainty in SRS/SBRT that can lead to treatment errors
  • Learn about strategies that let us safely treat patients in spite of these uncertainties
  • Discover how to apply tools from systems engineer to improve safety in SRS/SBRT
12:15 - 1 p.m. Lunch (Provided)

1 - 2 p.m.

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Intracranial Malformations
Jason Sheehan, M.D., Ph.D.

  • The participant will learn about the natural history of arteriovenous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas and cavernous malformations.
  • The participant will learn about the efficacy of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of these vascular malformations.
  • The participant will learn about the safety including complications of radiosurgery for vascular malformations.
  • The participant will gain a greater awareness of the role of radiosurgery for treating vascular malformations.

2 - 2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Imaging for Gliomas
Thomas Pincus, M.D.

  • Identify MRI characteristics of gliomas
  • Identify potential pitfalls/differential dx
  • Discuss newer techniques and advances in imaging of gliomas

2:45 - 4:15 p.m.

Early to Late: The Biological Spectrum of Benign and Malignant Brain Tumors
C. Ronald Kersh, M.D. and William H. McAllister IV, M.D.

  • Participants will learn the role of radiosurgery in high grade brain tumors
  • Participants will learn treatments for single and multiple meningiomas
  • Participants will learn the role for radiosurgery and WBRT in brain metastasis

4:15 - 4:30 p.m. Evaluations


Accreditation Statement:
Riverside Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide Continuing Medical Education of Physicians.

Financial Support:
This educational activity is supported by Riverside Center for Neuroscience.

Target Audience:
Physicians, NPs, PAs, Nurses and Radiation Therapists

Hosted by:
Riverside Center for Neuroscience

Credit Designation:
Riverside Regional Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

From Interstate 64 East or West; take Exit 258A (Route 17 South and J. Clyde Morris Blvd.). Continue on J. Clyde Morris Blvd. You will pass Riverside Regional Medical Center on the left. Continue straight through the intersection of J. Clyde Morris/ Warwick Blvd. and follow the signs to the Mariners' Museum. Turn right on Museum Drive towards Peninsula Fine Arts Center (PFAC). Turn left immediately before PFAC and park straight ahead. The main entrance door is straight ahead but will be locked. You will be going in the old museum entrance with the bronze doors.

Cost $ 25. Please make checks payable to Riverside Health System.

Register online now.

For more information, contact Randi Cole.

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