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SCS for Chronic Pain Basic Adults in Morges

Date: 17-18 April 2009   Venue: Morges, Switzerland

EHC-Hôpital de Morges

Capacity: 6 participants

THIS COURSE WAS GRANTED 9 EUROPEAN CME CREDITS BY EACCME/UEMS

Prof. Buchser

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Dr. Buchser is a senior consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management Department and Neuromodulation Centre at the EHC-H...
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Course Description

This tutorial program is designed to support the transfer of knowledge and experience which is essential to meet the quality standards required by these therapies. The course will focus on patient selection, implant techniques of the devices used and patient management. Participants will have an opportunity to assist with implant and follow-up of patients in the normal hospital setting, as well as getting support from the faculty on their own cases after the training.

Target Audience

Multiple teams experience in the treatment of pain, who desire to learn the practical aspects of the use of neuromodulation:
- Neurologists
- Neurosurgeons
- Anesthetists
- Pain specialists
- Physiotherapy specialists
- Movement disorders specialists
- Oncologists
- Palliative care specialists
- Nursing staff

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Select and screen patients
- Implant devices according to the latest techniques
- Manage patients eligible for SCS
- Program and troubleshoot devices 

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