23rd Instructional Course

December 5, 2018
The Phoenician
Scottsdale, Arizona

Registration is now open. See below for rates and additional information.


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Preliminary Program

The 2018 Instructional Course program can be found here. Please note that presenters and times are subject to change and updates will be made as they occur.


  • President: Jeffrey C. Wang, MD President Jeffrey C. Wang, MD
  • Instructional Course Program Chair: Michael D. Daubs, MD Instructional Course Program Chair Michael D. Daubs, MD

Program Committee

Michael D. Daubs, MD, Chair
Darren R. Lebl, MD
Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD
Clinton J. Devin, MD




Program Objectives:

  • Review appropriate anatomy of the cervical spine.
  • Compare the methods for diagnosis of neck disorders.
  • Evaluate operative and non-operative treatment options for cervical spine disorders.
  • Recognize and respond to complications of surgical treatment.
  • Exchange information on cervical spine research, diagnosis and treatment with both US and international surgeons.

Who should attend:

The 2018 Instructional Course is intended for practicing physicians, residents and fellows, both orthopaedic and neurosurgeons who have an interest in cervical spine disorders.


Registration Information:

Member and Nonmember registration opens May 15th, 2018.

Pre-registration deadline: 11/9/2018. Register on-site after 11/9/2018.

Cancellation Policy: A $50 processing fee will be assessed on cancellations made in writing before 11/10/18. Sorry, NO REFUNDS after 11/10/18.

A CSRS Customer Username is needed to log into the system.

  • If you do not have a CSRS Customer Username, please email CSRS with your full name, credentials, mailing address, phone number, and we will create one for you. In order to received the correct pricing category, please let us know if you are a resident, fellow, or allied health.
  • If you are a returning user, enter your CSRS username and password and then click on the “Login” button. For a misplaced username please contact the CSRS business office. For a misplaced password, click on “Forgot Password”.

Early Bird discounted rate ends October 15, 2018.

Instructional Course, December 5
Included continental breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Category
Price thru 10/15
Price after 10/15

Active, Senior, Corresponding or European Members
$350
$400

Non-Members
$400
$450

Resident/Fellow, Allied Health*
$250
$350

*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.


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Other Education Opportunities:

Annual Meeting, December 6th – December 8th, 2018
Included continental breakfasts, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Category
Price thru 10/15
Price after 10/15

Active Member
No Charge
$100

Senior, Corresponding or European Members
$600
$700

Non-Members
$1,000
$1,100

Resident/Fellow, Allied Health
$350
$450

*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.

Spouse/Guest Registration
$100
$100

Includes: Breakfast Thurs – Sat & Thurs evening reception.

Early Bird discounted rate ends October 15, 2018.


CME Credits:

This activity has been planned in accordance with the requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Cervical Spine Research Society. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Hotel:

The Phoenician
6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, Arizona
Phone: (480) 941-8200

The Phoenician is the venue for the CSRS 2018 Annual Meeting. The CSRS negotiated rate for single/double rooms over the meeting dates is $255 plus tax.  The hotel cut-off date for CSRS blocked rooms is November 5, 2018.

Please note that is not uncommon for the housing block to fill prior to the stated cut-off date. Early reservations are encouraged. Should the room block become full before, or after November 5, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

Please do not book though an outside agency. CSRS has not contracted with any housing bureau or company for room reservations.  Notify us if you are contacted by an independent group or groups for housing.

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Travel Information:

Air Travel
The Phoenician is located nine miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which serves 13 major airlines, as well as charter flights.

Ground Transportation
Ground transportation from local airports to The Phoenician is available via shuttle van, tax, limousine, sedan service, or car rental.