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Due to the limitations and uncertainty imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Procirca has decided to convert our Principles and Practice of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring course into an entirely virtual event for 2020.  Participants will be able to connect using Zoom™ to listen to lectures and participate in interactive discussions with our faculty from the fields of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Vascular surgery, and Anesthesiology.

Course directors and faculty: Katherine Anetakis M.D., Jeffrey Balzer Ph.D, Partha Thirumala M.D. and Donald Crammond, Ph.D.

CME Accreditation and Designation 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.


ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society has granted 18 Continuing Education Units [ASET-CEUs] for this program.  Such crediting, however, should not be construed by program participants as an endorsement of any type of instruments or supplies mentioned or involved in these presentations.

Procirca is an ABRET-accredited Intraoperative Neuromonitoring lab. 

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling 412-647-1453.

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

This program is presented by Procirca in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery and The Center for Clinical Neurophysiology.  

UPMC     University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Who Should Attend 

The Principles and Practice of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Workshop is designed for advanced professionals performing or involved in intraoperative neuromonitoring including but not limited to neurologists, PM&R physicians, anesthesiologists, board certified neurophysiologists, senior neurophysiology technologists, and neurological, orthopedic, vascular and ENT surgeons.

The course will highlight practice specifications, multimodality protocols, recent advances in the field, pre- and post-operative neurological evaluation and management, and telemedicine.  Presentations will make reference to current literature, technical developments, methodologies and clinical efficacy.

Course Dates:  Nov 7-8, 2020

$450.00 for physicians and other attendees seeking CME credits.
$250.00 for all other healthcare professionals seeking CEU credits.

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Contact Josh Sunderlin
Course Coordinator
Ctr for Clinical Neurophysiology
Phone: 412-647-1453