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The Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants exists to provide educational opportunities, formal representation, and a unified voice for all neurosurgical physician assistants.

This is done through education and outreach. ANSPA is a volunteer-led organization that prides itself on providing quality educational meetings for its members and other interested providers.  

2023 ANSPA Board of Directors
2023 ANSPA Board of Directors



Subject to Change: Spine Neurosurgery; The Power of Advocacy/Protecting Your License; AVM Surgery; Functional Neurosurgery; Pediatric Neurosurgery; Cervical Trauma & Spinal Cord Injuries; Bedside Auto-Stop Drill Workshop

Credits Offered

This event offers 7.0 CME credits to attendees.
Accreditation Info: Congress of Neurological Surgeons: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


Additional Information

Association of Neurosurgical Physician Associates (ANSPA) 2024 ANNUAL CME Meeting Presented in Collaboration with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Sunday, September 29th, 2024 from 8:00 AM – 4:15 PM CT

Your registration includes attendance at the CNS Conference from Sept. 28 - October 2, 2024

Course Director: Jonas Konan, PA-C, ANSPA President

Featured Faculty: Bernard Bendok, MD; Samen Javedan, MD; Kenneth Crandall, MD: Robert Keating, MD: Kristopher Hooten, MD: Sabhi Effendi, MD; Amanda Di Piazza, PA-C

Description: This course is specifically designed by the Association of Neurosurgical Physician Associates for Physician Associates and Nurse Practitioners that are practicing in, or interested in, neurosurgery to provide education on the latest updates in didactic and hands-on training.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this symposium, participants will be able to:

- Identify and discuss diagnoses & treatment options related to neurosurgical pathology

- Conduct a patient work-up to diagnose and treat patients with neurosurgery-related conditions

- Demonstrate application of neurosurgical principles in advanced practitioner practice of patient triage and treatment

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Upcoming Events


Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 2:00pm ET

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Sunday, September 29, 2024 at 7:00am CT

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The Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants exists to provide educational opportunities, formal representation, and a unified voice for all neurosurgical physician assistants. Join as a new member or renew your membership today!