Wed, 01/10/2018 - 7:30am


Kern H Guppy, MD
Chris Bandy, MD


Kern H Guppy, MD
Chris Bandy, MD


Physicians, NPs and PAs - Neurosurgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Radiologists, PMR


As a result of this CME activity, participants should be better able to:

1) Incorporate literature review to determine evidence-based best practice in spine care.
2) Evaluate spine cases from a multidisciplinary perspective and achieve consensus formulating treatment plans.
3) In case review format, present surgical cases with good and bad outcomes to provide interactive discussions with an emphasis on reducing care disparities related to diversity of patients - age, ethnic background, etc.
4) Review mechanisms, stabilization, repair and rehabilitation of spinal injuries secondary to trauma.
5) Consider culture, language and health literacy in all patient - provider communications.


Faculty for TPMG Continuing Medical Education Programs must complete a Declaration of Disclosure prior to the CME activity.  Having an interest in or affiliation with a commercial entity does not preclude making a presentation at a CME activity, but if a Conflict of Interest exists, it must be resolved prior to the educational activity being delivered.  Relevant financial relationships, or the lack of such relationships, must be disclosed to learners prior to the beginning of the educational activity.


The speaker and all other presenters have disclosed that they have no relevant relationships with commercial or industry organizations.  The CME Department has reviewed the disclosure information for the planner(s) and/or committee/faculty for this program and they do not have relationships that present a relevant conflict of interest.


To receive CME credit for this session, please return to this page after the session and follow these instructions:

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  • select the "Take Course" button
  • complete your evaluation
  • claim your CME credit

The Sacramento Valley CME Program is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Sacramento Valley CME Program takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

The Sacramento Valley CME Program designates this educational activity for a maximum of   1.5   AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Nurses may report  1.5  hours participation toward the continuing education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

Session date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 7:30am to 9:00am
Kaiser Permanente
Sacramento and Roseville Facilities
Roseville via Webex
United States
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Pain/EOL
  • 1.50 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis
  • 1.50 Trauma

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CME Office: 
Sacramento Medical Center
Conference room: 
CR 2 and Webex