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Neuromodulation for Chronic Pain

Date: 17-18 February 2012   Venue: Morges, Switzerland

This training was granted 8 European CME credits with UEMS/EACCME

Prof. Buchser

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Member of the ECMT Board
Dr. Buchser is a senior consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management Department and Neuromodulation Centre at the EHC-H...

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 this therapy. It includes not only a theoretical training but also on-site practical learning. The course will focus on patient selection, implant techniques of the devices and patient management.

Target Audience

Multiple teams experienced in the treatment of pain and interested in learning Neuromodulation therapies for the treatment of chronic pain syndromes:
- 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 and IDD
- Program and troubleshoot devices