Cervical Bio-Skills Lab - Amsterdam, NL
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017
When: October 14-15, 2017
Where: Amsterdam Medical Center
Amsterdam
Netherlands


Online registration is available until: 10/14/2017
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Description

Performing cervical interventional procedures is not simply moving from the back to the neck; the structures present a completely new skill set and a higher level of precision and care. This course has been developed as an introduction to cervical injections. Containing 8 hours of hands-on lab training, 4 hours of lecture and breakout session, and 1 hour of time dedicated to discussion between instructors and attendees. This course is an introduction to cervical injection techniques.

Hands-On Lab Training

  • Interlaminar Epidural
  • Transforaminal Epidural
  • C3-6 Medial Branch Block
  • C7 Medial Branch Block
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Intra-articular Zygapophysial Joint

Lectures and Breakouts

  • Cervical Anatomy, Imaging, and Imaging Correlation
  • Indications, Techniques, and Evidence-based Patient Selection and Procedural Technique
  • Risk Mitigation, Complications and Case Management

The Spine Intervention Society thanks our volunteer instructors.

Instructors
Armando Barbosa, MD
Anesthesiology
Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

Sanjeeva Gupta, MD
Anesthesiology
Leeds, United Kingdom

Hans J. Latta, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Bayreuth, Germany

Agnieszka Marcinowska-Kaliszczak, MD, PhD
Anesthesiology
Krakow, Poland

Timothy Maus, MD
Minnesota, United States
Radiology

Michiel Schepers, MD
Delden, Netherlands
Musculoskeletal


AGENDA 

Saturday, October 14

Lab Held at Academic Medical Center (AMC)

07:30

     Taxis to Department of Anatomy, Academic Medical Center (AMC)

08:00

     Registration / Morning Coffee

08:30

     Lecture: Anatomy and Imaging, Indications, and Techniques

10:30      Break

10:40

     Bio-Skills Lab / Breakout Session: 70-Minute Rotations

13:00

     Lunch

13:40

     Bio-Bkills Lab / Breakout Session: 70-Minute Rotations

17:10

     Discussion

17:30

     Adjourn for the Day

 

Sunday, October 15
Lab Held at Academic Medical Center (AMC)

07:30

     Taxis to Department of Anatomy, Academic Medical Center (AMC)

08:00

     Morning Coffee

08:30

     Lecture: Risks and Complications

09:30

     Bio-Skills Lab / Breakout Session: 70-Minute Rotations

11:50

     Break

12:00

     Attendee Choice Practice Time

13:00

     Discussion

13:30

     Course Adjourns

 

Hotel Accommodations
Inntel Hotel Amsterdam Centre
Nieuwezijds Kolk 19
1012 PV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
www.chotelc.com
Code: SIS102017

Facility
Academic Medical Center (AMC)

Department of Anatomy, Embryology and Physiology
Meibergdreef 15, kamer L2 239
1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
+31 20 5664925 / www.amc.nl

Registration Rate
SIS  Physician Member - $1,500 USD
After Friday, August 18, 2017, registration fees - $1,575 USD
Registration fees after Friday, September 22, 2017 - $1,650 USD

Transportation
Upon arrival at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), please arrange your own ground transportation to the hotel. NS ProRail (the Dutch Railways) operates a train from the airport to Amsterdam central station. Trains run every 10 minutes from platforms 1 and 2 in the main arrival plaza. Ticket machines are located near the platforms at Schiphol Plaza. In 2016, ProRail is carrying out track renewals around Schiphol Airport. This may have consequences for your train journey, such as detours via different routes, additional transfers or replacement bus services.For details visit http://www.ns.nl/en/travel-information/large-scale-engineering-work/work-on-the-track-at-schiphol.html.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze the imaging depiction of the relevant anatomy;
  • Relate patient history and physical exam findings with imaging to achieve a likely diagnosis of the spinal pathology causing the patient’s pain or dysfunction;
  • Describe the literature support for the efficacy of the procedures;
  • Identify the risks and benefits of each procedure, as well as assessment, prevention, and treatment of potential complications;
  • Apply technically correct performance of the spinal procedures using safe fluoroscopic guidance with minimal tissue injury or discomfort.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The Spine Intervention Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The Spine Intervention Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The Spine Intervention Society advises participants to continue to obtain proctoring, mentoring, and additional experience prior to treating patients.

 


Target Audience
This live activity has been designed for physicians who perform spine intervention procedures.

The Spine Intervention Society strongly advises that members are proficient in the lumbar spine before progressing to cervical techniques and other advanced interventional procedures. 

Who May Attend
Spine Intervention Society members who are board-certified or in the examination process for certification in the following specialties: Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Neurosurgery. Members who are not board-certified or eligible in these specialties must have completed or be currently enrolled in an ACGME Pain Fellowship and begin at the lumbar level.

Requirements for Fellow and Resident Members
Fellow and Resident members must be board-eligible in one of the above 6 specialties and are required to take the SIS Lumbar Bio-Skills Lab as their first hands-on bio-skills course. Fellow and Resident members who are board-certified in one of the above 6 specialties may submit a waiver request to start instruction at the advanced lumbar level. The waiver request must come from their Program Director and should attest to the member’s skill level. Waiver requests must be submitted via email to: education@spineintervention.org.

Special Accommodations
ADA
We only contract with facilities that are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Dietary Restrictions
Participants will be provided food during the course. We strive to meet the needs of all attendees but if you have any questions or specific dietary restrictions, please contact the SIS office.

All ADA accommodations and/or dietary requests should be submitted by Thursday, September 14, 2017 to registration@spinalinjection.org.

Attendee Preparation
Prior to attendance, participants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Spine Intervention Society-sanctioned materials that will be emailed at least one week prior to the course and SIS's Practice Guidelines for Spinal Diagnostics and Treatment Procedures, 2nd Edition. Attendees will receive copies of the presented lectures upon completion of the course.

During lab time, attendees should dress in casual attire or scrubs and closed-toed shoes. Leaded aprons and thyroid shields will be provided; please bring your own protective eyewear.

Registration Information
Registration is required and accepted on a first come, first served basis. Registrants will be confirmed via email. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact the office. Do not book hotel accommodations or airfare until you are confirmed for the course. 

Cancellation Policy
The Spine Intervention Society requires cancellation at least 14-days prior to the course to receive a refund less a $100 administrative fee. Cancellation less than 14-days prior will result in forfeiture of all fees. SIS reserves the right to cancel this course due to circumstances beyond its control. The Society assumes no financial obligation to registrants for possible costs occurred.

Disclosure Policy

SIS plans and implements educational activities in accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Criteria and Standards for Commercial Support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. As an ACCME-accredited provider, the Society’s policy requires program speakers, moderators, committee chairs, committee members, planners, and staff to disclose all financial relationships they may have or have had within the last twelve (12) months with commercial interests whose products or services may impact their presentation.

The Instructor Development Committee Chair reviews all disclosures prior to presentation and has a process of resolution that, if not satisfied, results in the removal of the speaker. The intent of this policy is not to prevent expert speakers with relevant relationship(s), with commercial interest(s), or other interests from involvement in CME but rather to ensure that the Society’s CME activities promote quality and safety, are effective in improving medical practice, are based on valid content, and are independent from commercial interests and free of commercial bias. Disclosure information will be made available to all participants at this meeting. Speakers are also required to disclose this information to the participants verbally and on the introductory slide at the beginning of each presentation.

To ensure the integrity of members, volunteers, and leaders, and to maintain public confidence, SIS has adopted a policy of uniform disclosure of financial relationships and any individual participating in a sponsored activity must disclose to the audience any financial relationship in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g. stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefit. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership, and other activities for which remuneration is received or expected.

Commercial Support Disclosure

The society fully complies with all ACCME requirements for commercial support and maintains a separation of promotion from education. We promote improvements in health care and NOT proprietary interests of a commercial interest. The Spine Intervention Society is a non-profit medical society. Revenues from this and all courses are used for future research and educational endeavors.

In-Kind Commercial Support
Disposable supplies provided by Halyard Health

Course Materials
Copyright
Materials presented at this course have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. No distribution or reproductions of any kind, including audio and video recordings, may be made of the presentations. We reserve all rights to such material.

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