Dear ANSPA Members and Friends of     Neurosurgery,

 Neurosurgical Physician Assistants   receive great benefits and savings by   joining the Association of   Neurosurgical Physician Assistants   (ANSPA).  We provide CME discounts,   peer interaction, opportunities to join   Committees, representation at national neurosurgical and PA conferences, and a 2018 Neurosurgical PA Compensation Survey that you can participate in - at no additional cost.

Our 2018 CME Meeting will be co-located with the Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons (CNS) Annual Conference. This course is specifically designed by ANSPA for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners that are practicing in, or interested in, Neurosurgery. Participants will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss diagnoses & treatment options related to neurosurgical pathology
  • Conduct patient work-up to diagnose and treat patients with neurosurgery-related conditions
  • Demonstrate application of neurosurgical principles in advanced practitioner practice of patient triage and treatment

ANSPA members receive a discounted registration rate for the combined 2018 CNS and ANSPA meetings, as well as a year of CNS Affiliate membership in calendar year 2019. Your meeting registration fee will include:

  • 2018 ANSPA Fall CME Meeting on Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Opening Reception on Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Industry Exhibits on Sunday through Wednesday​, October 7 – 10, 2018
  • CNS General Scientific Sessions, Sunday through Wednesday, October 7 – 10, 2018
  • CNS Scientific Program to include Section Sessions and Oral Presentations, Sunrise Science and Late-breaking Abstract Sessions, Guidelines Sessions, Case-based Sessions, Posters and Digital Posters on Sunday through Wednesday, October 7 – 10, 2018
  • CNS Xperience Lounge
  • Live Surgeries

Current ANSPA Members get all of this for less than the non-CNS Affiliate member (PAs and NPs) conference rate. Don’t miss out on your choice of sessions and conference hotels. You can join ANSPA now at www.anspa.org. Dues are only $100/year for Pas, $150/year for a PA-MD team, or $20/year for PA students providing current proof of enrollment in PA School.

Current ANSPA members can Register for discounted CME benefits now at https://www.cns.org/annual-meeting-2018/registration. To insure your discount, be sure to check the ANSPA Member category at the bottom of the list, as this will be cross-referenced to the list of current ANSPA members.

You can contact us at anspa@focus-ed.net with any questions.  We hope to see you at the Fall Meeting!

 Sincerely,

 Grace Bryan, PA-C
 President ANSPA 2016-2018 

 
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Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants 

Annual Fall CME Meeting
Sunday, October 7, 2018
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

Presented in Collaboration with Congress of
Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Don’t Miss Out! The Association of Neurological Physician Assistants (ANSPA) Fall CME Meeting is Sunday, October 7th and includes complimentary registration to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Conference on October 6-10 at The George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

This course is specifically designed by the Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants and CNS for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners that are practicing in, or interested in, Neurosurgery.  Eight hours of CME credit will be provided by renowned faculty. Topics (subject to change) include:

   Degenerative Disease of the Cervical Spine
   New Digital Technology for Neurosurgery
   Obesity in Spinal Surgery: Does It Really Matter?
   Pain Management in the Neurosurgical Spine Patient
   Cranio-Spinal Dysraphisms
   Cerebrovascular/Aneurysm
   P.A. Neurosurgery Models
   TBI/Epilepsy 

Current ANSPA members can register for discounted CME benefits now at
https://www.cns.org/annual-meeting-2018/registration.  To insure your ANSPA discount, be sure to check the ANSPA Member category at the bottom of the registration list, as this will be cross-referenced to the list of current ANSPA members. Non-members can join ANSPA first at www.anspa.org to receive the discount 

ANSPA CME course participants will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss diagnoses & treatment options related to neurosurgical pathology
  • Conduct patient work up to diagnose and treat patients with neurosurgery-related conditions
  • Demonstrate application of neurosurgical principles in advanced practitioner practice of patient triage and treatment

Houston, Texas is revitalized with new, diverse downtown areas and meeting facilities. Forbes Traveler ranked Houston as one of the best restaurant cities in America, with more than 10,000 tempting eateries and flavors from more than 35 countries. The Museum District holds 19 world-class institutions. Houston is also one of the greenest cities in the nation with more than 50,000 acres of total park space, including the recently revitalized 160-acre Buffalo Bayou Park on the western edge of Downtown.  It also boasts an energetic music, arts and theater scene, and the brains behind U.S. space exploration. The convenient MetroRail connects at George R. Brown Convention Center making it easy to travel within the city. Come experience a unique and welcoming destination that mixes Texas culture and Southern charm.  

The city of Houston has its own travel website with local information and hotel packages at: https://www.visithoustontexas.com/travel-planning/coupons-deals/hotels-deals/?filter={%22sortby%22:%22title%22,%22redeemstart%22:%2210/06/2018%22,%22redeemend%22:%2210/08/2019%22,%22couponCategories%22:%2223%22,%22keyword%22:%22%22,%22template%22:%22list%22,%22showSearchBox%22:%22true%22,%22categoryid%22:[%2223%22],%22hidden_categoryid%22:%22hasdata%22}

In addition, Bookings.com, Priceline.com, Hotels.com and other sites will offer package deals for travel to Houston.

Questions can be directed to anspa@focus-ed.net.  We hope to see you at the conference. Don’t miss out – Register Now!


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