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Pain Basic Adults in Graz

Date: 22-23 November 2012   Venue: Graz, Austria

This training program will be in GERMAN language

Dr. Kern

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Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Michael Kern

Course Description

- Course is for basic and advanced users and should leverage the most recent clinical information and topics.
- Course should provide insight into practical usage of neurostimulation systems and drug delivery systems, containing half a day of practical sessions in the OR for both.

Target Audience

Experienced pain management specialists considering Neurostimulation and intrathecal drug delivery as a promising option for chronic pain management:
- Neurologists
- Neurosurgeons
- Anesthetists
- Pain specialists
- Physiotherapy specialists
- Movement disorders specialists
- Palliative care specialists
- Nursing staff

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Select patients
- Master non-rechargeable and rechargeable neurostimulators and percutaneous and surgical leads for SCS
- Treat low back pain with subcutaneous stimulation
- Treat different headache conditions with subcutaneous stimulation
- Implant and troubleshoot neurostimulators
- Follow-up and manage patients



This training program was granted 9 European CME credits with UEMS/EACCME, event code 8533