MAXIMAL NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS PER COURSE: 20
• The course lasts 12 weeks.
• The course starts on Monday, August 31st 2020, and finishes on Monday, November 23nd 2020.
• First Webinar: Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 13:00 (GMT). The aim of this first webinar is to introduce the course, participants,
• Second Webinar: Monday, September 28th 2020 at 13:00 (GMT). Professors will answer questions of the first part of the course
(Brain anatomy and surgical approaches in the cadaver).
• Third Webinar: Monday, October 26th 2020 at 13:00 (GMT). Professors will answer questions of the second part of the course
• Fourth Webinar: Monday, November 23rd 2020 at 13:00 (GMT). Professors will answer questions of the third part of the course
(Real surgical cases).
• Around 60 hours of online videos with lectures, white matter dissections and surgical procedures.
• Surgical videos with a detail explanation of the procedure by the surgeon. In order to improve learning of brain anatomy, some of the videos are presented in three dimensions, however, the same videos will be available in two dimensions.
• Mentoring support: in order to improve your learning experience, a mentoring support through Slack platform will be provided by instructors.
• Four Webinars, with direct online interaction between participants and professors will be available.
• Supplementary material such as Power Point surgical tasks, that can be directly downloaded from the course website.
• In order to evaluate learning, test exams will be performed at the end of each section. The course certificate will be only issued if at least 60% of the questions are correctly answered.
• This learning program is in process of accreditation by the Commission for Continuing Education of the Health Professions of
the Community of Cantabria.
• The scientific and educational content of this event has been endorsed by the Sociedad Española de Neurocirugía (SENEC).
This activity has been designed for Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Residents/Fellows in these specialties, and
After the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Identify the anatomy of the white matter fiber tracts.
• Comprehensive understanding of the 3D anatomical relationships between the white matter connections.
• Understand in detail the basic elements to perform an awake brain mapping surgery.
• Understand the theoretical models that underlie complex cognitive functions such as language or memory and learn the
technique to map them during surgery.
• Evaluate surgical approaches to challenging areas: the dominant insular lobe, the posterior left temporal lobe, or the superior
• Discuss surgical cases and analyze different treatment options of tumors located within eloquent areas.
Full hands-on registration: 950 €. Included full access to the course content for a 12 weeks period.
Rebeca Ruiz: email@example.com
Hospital Virtual Valdecilla
Av. Valdecilla s/n, 39008 Santander, Cantabria
Phone: + 34 942 20 38 95