Module 7: Spinal Tumours

This Spinal Tumours module of the Spine Surgery Education Programme from eccElearning deals with primary and secondary (metastasic) tumours of the spine and of the spinal canal. It is one of nine modules of the Spine Surgery Diploma.

It takes 2-3 months to complete with a study commitment of 7-9 hours per week.

You can work towards the Diploma in Spine Surgery in instalments by enrolling on and completing each Module and the Surgical Skills Assessment.

CME Credits: Up to 57 CME Credits available

Duration: 4 Months Access – expandable to 24 Months with subsequent Module purchases

Tuition language: English

Course Structure: Online lectures, with pre- and post- learning assessments, additional learning materials, live tutorial and module examination.

Study Commitment: 7-9 hours study per week

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Editor: Mr Marcin Czyz

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  • Module Tutorial
  • Standard Downloadable Reference Material
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  • CME Credits

Duration: 4 Months Access – expandable to 24 Months with subsequent Module purchases.

Tuition language: English

Diploma: You can gain the Diploma in Spine Surgery by completing all 9 Modules and the Surgical Skills Assessment within 24 Months of starting your first Module.

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  • Online Lecture Presentations
  • Lecture Quizzes and Assessments
  • Reference list and Abstracts
  • Standard Downloadable Reference Material
  • 3 CME Credits per Lecture (subject to passing lectures)
  • Module Tutorial
  • Module Examination

Does not include:

  • Premium Downloadable Reference Material

Duration: 4 Months Access – expandable to 24 Months with subsequent Module purchases

Tuition language: English

Diploma: You can gain the Diploma in Spine Surgery by completing all 9 Modules and the Surgical Skills Assessment within 24 Months of starting your first Module.

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Enrolment Fee: €579
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Includes:

  • Online Lecture Presentations
  • Lecture Quizzes and Assessments
  • Reference Material Abstracts
  • Module Examination
  • Module Tutorial

Does not include:

  • Standard Downloadable Reference Material
  • Premium Downloadable Reference Material
  • CME Credits

Duration: 4 Months Access – expandable to 24 Months with subsequent Module purchases

Tuition language: English

Diploma: You can gain the Diploma in Spine Surgery by completing all 9 Modules and the Surgical Skills Assessment within 24 Months of starting your first Module.

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What you will cover in this Module

This Module treats most of the rarely seen primary tumours, malignant as well as benign tumours such as osteoid osteoma, eosinophilic granuloma, giant cell tumors, aneurysmal bone cyst, Ewing Sarcoma, chondrosarcoma of the spine, as well as ependymoma and chordoma at the craniocervical junction and in the sacrum.

Different surgical technique issues are looked at for the different locations and neoplastic disease like multiple myeloma are equally presented, as are intradural extramedullary spinal tumours.

A whole section is dedicated to the diagnosis, staging and surgical treatment of metastatic spine disease and its results.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand biology and pathophysiology of neoplastic conditions affecting the spinal column and associated neural structures.
  2. Enable case based selection of appropriate imaging and laboratory diagnostic work up for patients presenting with primary and secondary neoplastic conditions of the spinal column and associated neural structures
  3. Formulate evidence based treatment strategies for primary and secondary neoplastic conditions of the spine in accordance with principles of stability, curative or palliative intent and neoplastic aggression.

Target Groups

Spine Fellows

and trainees studying at fellowship level in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

Orthopaedic and 
Neurosurgical Residents

who wish to deepen their specialist knowledge

Non surgical spine specialists

interested in expanding their spine knowledge

Lectures in this Module

You can browse the individual Lecture in this Module below, or download a PDF of our Diploma Lecture List.

7.1 Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management of Ependymoma of the Spine
7.2 Diagnosis and management of Osteoid Osteoma of the spine
7.3 Diagnosis and management of Eosinophilic Granuloma of the spine
7.4 Spinal Tumours in Early Life
7.5 Diagnosis and Management of Intradural Extramedullary Tumours
7.6 Specific Surgical Management of Primary Tumours of the Sacrum
7.7 Chordoma of the Spine
7.8 Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management of Aneurysmal Bone Cysts of the Spine
7.9 Chondrosarcoma of the Mobile Spine
7.10 Primary Tumours of the Spine: Differential Diagnosis, Epidemiology and Diagnostic Work Up
7.11 Giant Cell Tumours of the Spine
7.12 Specific Technical Aspects in Multisegmental Resection and Reconstruction for Tumours of the Spine
7.13 Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis & Treatment
7.14 Classification and Differential Diagnosis of Spinal Vascular Malformations
7.15 Pedicle Screw Placement and Augmentation
7.16 Spinal Metastasis – Diagnosis and Staging
7.17 Metastatic Disease: Surgical Treatment Options and Results
7.18 Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management of Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumours
7.19 Management of Residual Spinal Tumours

Module Editor

Marcin Czyz, MD PhD
Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Advisory Board, European Spine Journal

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Module 7: Spinal Tumours

Pricing & Enrolment

Select a package below to enrol and to see what’s included. All courses & packages can be enrolled on to and started immediately. 

Premium Package

Enrolment Fee: €1369
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Includes:

  • Online Lecture Presentations
  • Lecture Quizzes and Assessments
  • Reference Material Abstracts
  • Module Examination
  • Module Tutorial
  • Standard Downloadable Reference Material
  • Premium Downloadable Reference Material
  • CME Credits

Duration: 4 Months Access – expandable to 24 Months with subsequent Module purchases.

Tuition language: English

Diploma: You can gain the Diploma in Spine Surgery by completing all 9 Modules and the Surgical Skills Assessment within 24 Months of starting your first Module.

Standard Package - POPULAR!

Enrolment Fee: €799
Enrol Now
Includes:

  • Online Lecture Presentations
  • Lecture Quizzes and Assessments
  • Reference list and Abstracts
  • Standard Downloadable Reference Material
  • 3 CME Credits per Lecture (subject to passing lectures)
  • Module Tutorial
  • Module Examination

Does not include:

  • Premium Downloadable Reference Material

Duration: 4 Months Access – expandable to 24 Months with subsequent Module purchases

Tuition language: English

Diploma: You can gain the Diploma in Spine Surgery by completing all 9 Modules and the Surgical Skills Assessment within 24 Months of starting your first Module.

Basic Package

Enrolment Fee: €579
Enrol Now
Includes:

  • Online Lecture Presentations
  • Lecture Quizzes and Assessments
  • Reference Material Abstracts
  • Module Examination
  • Module Tutorial

Does not include:

  • Standard Downloadable Reference Material
  • Premium Downloadable Reference Material
  • CME Credits

Duration: 4 Months Access – expandable to 24 Months with subsequent Module purchases

Tuition language: English

Diploma: You can gain the Diploma in Spine Surgery by completing all 9 Modules and the Surgical Skills Assessment within 24 Months of starting your first Module.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is an eccElearning Module?

A: eccElearning Modules are in-depth surgical education courses focused on a specific area of expertise - for example, Spine Trauma or Spine Tumours. They are collections of 3-5 Knowledge Packages, so contain 13-23 online spine surgery Lectures and all materials associated with them, including narrated Lecture presentations, assessments, downloadable references, CME Credits and the Certificate Examination. You can work towards the full Spine Surgery Diploma by completing all the relevant Modules.

Q: What does a Module include?

A: Modules are made up of 13-23 online spine surgery Lectures relevant to the Module area. This means you get all online Lecture Presentations, downloadable references, pre- and post- learning assessments, CME Credits and the Module Examination. You will have access to all these materials for 4 months - if you buy subsequent Modules, access will extend up to a maximum of 24 Months.

Q: Who recognises the eccElearning courses?

A: All eccElearning Lectures are CME accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), of the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes (UEMS). EACCME credits can be converted into an equivalent number of American Medical Association PRA Category 1 Credits, so you can be sure the qualification is recognised internationally. eccElearning is also endorsed by the European Spine Journal.

Q: Is there a final exam?

A: All our Modules have a final 1-hour Multiple-Choice Question Examination. The Examination is only able to be taken once all the Lecture Assessments for that Module have been completed successfully.

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