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Global Neuro Course—Neurotrauma

Time: 8:00 - 18:00

  • 12 October 2023
  • Switzerland | Chavannes-de-Bogis
  • Michael Fehlings University of Toronto
  • Hervé Quintard Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve
  • Raphael Guzman University Hospital Basel
  • Registration fee: CHF 100.00

This event is accredited by the Swiss Society of Neurosurgery. and we have applied to UEMS—EACCME® in Brussels for European CME credits (ECMEC®s).

  • Michael Fehlings
    University of Toronto 
  • Hervé Quintard
    Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve 
  • Raphael Guzman
    University Hospital Basel 
Everness Hotel
Artificial bone practicals, Debates, Lectures, Q&A session, Small group discussion
Target audience

The course has been developed for:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Spine surgeons
  • Critical care physicians
  • Neurosurgery and critical care nurses
  • Mid-Level practitioners
  • Neurosurgery residents and fellows
  • Translational researchers interested in learning about clinical aspects of neurotrauma

This course covers the current best strategies and considerations for managing neurotrauma patients and is based on competencies defined in Global Neuro’s curriculum. It is organized by the Swiss Young Neurosurgeons Society (SYNS) and Global Neuro as a practical pre-course to the annual SYNS Sympoisum, focussing on cranial and spinal trauma. The content is delivered using multiple methods: Comprehensive lectures concentrate on the understanding of core material. Interactive case presentations further deepen this knowledge and enrich the discussion on trauma management. Practical sessions teach the application of Global Neuro principles to the management of Neurotrauma.

The Global Neuro Course—Neurotrauma, SYNS Symposium Pre-Course covers the theoretical basis and practical principles for managing traumatic brain and spine injuries and making proper decisions in daily clinical practice.

Upon completion of the program, the participants will be able to

  • Review basic science and clinical translational advances in traumatic brain injury, cranial trauma, and spinal cord injury
  • Apply evidence-based decision making to the management of patients with TBI and SCI
  • Select the best operative and non-operative treatment for each patient
  • Discuss advances in the critical and neurocritical care of TBI in adults and children
  • Assess and manage patients with spinal trauma and spinal cord injury based on current guidelines

Global Neuro, Linda Domeisen
Phone: +41768240488, Email:

Registration fee
CHF 100.00
Included items
Coffee breaks, Course materials, Course bag

Cancellation Policy: 50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter.

The course material, coffee breaks, lunch, and course certificate are all provided, but transportation and accommodation are not included. 



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