In 2022, the ISPN Education Committee launched a webinar series in collaboration with the World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS), the WFNS Education and Training Committee, the World Congress of Neurosurgery for Medical Students and Medical Residents (WCNMSMR) & the Pediatric Neurosurgery Committee of the WFNS.

This webinar series focused towards medical students, residents and trainees provides the essentials for those with an interest in pediatric neurosurgery.

Our ISPN Young doctors education course series continues..

Our next Young doctors webinar will be held on Friday 28 June 17:00-19:00 CEST.

This month’s session will be on Traumatic brain injury.

Moderators: David Adelson (United States) & Jeffrey Blount (United States)

  • Overview and experience in Pediatric Brain Injury – Nelci Zanon (Brazil)
  • Role of decompressive craniectomy in closed severe TBI in children – Tenoch Herrada Pineda (Mexico)
  • Case review and lessons learned – Jonathan Roth (Israel)
  • Pediatric gun shot wounds – Jeffrey Blount (United States)

The planning for further sessions is as follows (dates/topics may change):

  • Friday 26 July – Occult dysraphism
  • Friday 30 August 2024 – Frontobasal malformations
  • Friday 27 September 2024 – Craniofacial

Watch this space for more confirmed sessions & their details!

VIEW THE RECORDINGS

Recordings of previous modules are currently available on the ISPN YouTube channel.

SERIES 1:

  • Module 1 – Head malformations anatomy, diagnosis & treatment (craniosynostosis & encephalocele) | Friday 24 June 2022 – View the program >
  • Module 2 – Brain malformations anatomy, diagnosis & treatment (hydrocephalus, cysts) | Friday 29 July 2022 – View the program >
  • Module 3 – Spine malformations anatomy, diagnosis & treatment (dysraphism, spina bifida) | Friday 26 August 2022 – View the program >
  • Module 4 – Pediatric neuro-oncology (brain tumors) | Friday 23 September 2022 – View the program >
  • Module 5 – Pediatric neuro-infections (CNS infections) | Friday 28 October 2022 – View the program >
  • Module 6 – Pediatric head and spine trauma (TBI) | Friday 25 November 2022 – View the program >
  • Module 7 – Epilepsy surgery | Friday 27 January 2023 – View the program >
  • Module 8 – Vascular | Friday 24 February 2023 – View the program >
  • Module 9 – Functional | Friday 31 March 2023 – View the program >
  • Module 10 – Nursing | Friday 28 April 2023 – View the program >

Following multiple requests from the participants, 2 more modules were added:

  • Module 11 – The pediatric neurosurgery clinic | Friday 26 May 2023 – View the program >
  • Module 12 – Neuroradiology – Imaging on CNS in children | Friday 30 June 2023 – View the program >

SERIES 2: