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ITB Basic Adults in Oslo

Date: 4-5 September 2008   Venue: Oslo, Norway

Rikshospitalet

Capacity: 8 participants

Dr. Neuhold

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ECMT Course Director
Name Prim. Dr. Josef Neuhold
Adress Krankenhaus der Elisabethinen Graz
Elisabethinergasse 14
A – 8020 Gr...
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Course Description

The course is focused on the use of Intrathecal Baclofen and delivery of practical skills to enable less experienced or new teams to incorporate ITB into their practice based on teachings in course.

Target Audience

Rehabilitation specialists involved or planning to be involved in the care of adult patients with ITB:
- Neurologists
- Neurosurgeons
- Physical therapists
- Physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Manage spasticity according to Adult Spasticity Guidelines
- Know mechanism, efficacy and outcomes of ITB
- Trial patients according to best practices
- Implant pump
- Program and troubleshoot the pump with advanced settings
- Manage a busy refill clinic