AANS : SNAP Comprehensive Onboarding Package 2021



This course covers foundational knowledge and skills needed during the onboarding phase, particularly for advanced practitioners who are new to the neurosurgical specialty, as well as teaches and reinforces key concepts.

This course is sponsored via an educational grant from Medtronic.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. List the rationale for different types of braces
  2. Recognize presentation of herniated thoracic disk
  3. List common tumors
  4. Explain the rationale and presentation of spinal emergency patients
  5. Recognize the mechanism, patient history, and physical exam finding of lumbar radiculopathy, lumbar stenosis, cervical radiculopathy, cervical stenosis, axial neck pain
  6. Diagnose stroke from exam and history
  7. Recognize signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure
  8. Review computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain
  9. Identify bones, disks, and nerves on a lumbar MRI and cervical MRI
  10. Identify signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus in children
  11. Identify anatomy and terminology as it relates to neurosurgical coding
  12. Identify strategies to align advanced practice providers (APPs) utilization and payment policy


Details : 38 Videos

Price : $ 120


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