Online Courses & Webinars

Watch Resident Education Courses Online

While spaces at the AANS/NREF Resident Education Courses are invitation-only, several courses are available online, free of charge, to neurosurgical residents around the world. Each program consists of several hours of didactic lectures based on the course topic.
Topics include:

  • MIS & Emerging Spinal Technologies
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Neuroendovascular Surgery Techniques
  • Science of Neurosurgical Practice
  • Endovascular/Vascular Course
  • Exit Strategies for Senior Residents
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Skull Base Techniques

5-ALA in Fluoresence Webinar

The NREF, with support from Leica Microsystems, presents a free webinar titled, "What is the Surgical Benefit of Utilizing 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery of Brain Tumors?" led by Costas G. Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD, FAANS.

Current Applications and Advances in Fluorescence-guided Surgery

The NREF, with support from Leica Microsystems, presents a free webinar on "Current Applications and Advances in Fluorescence-guided Surgery," that includes an overview of the concept for the resection of brain and spinal cord tumors. Discussed are the current technologies, safety, diagnostic accuracy and Level 1 evidence.

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

The NREF, with support from K2M, presents this free webinar led by Sonia V. Eden, MD, FAANS, on the topic "Minimally Invasive Transformaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) with K2M's 3D Printed Interbody-Surgical Technique and Review of Anatomy."

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