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Advanced course on Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Pain Management in Graz

Date: 19-20 November 2015   Venue: Graz, Austria

Dr. Kern

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Dr. Michael Kern
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Course Description

This course will bring participants up to speed on when to use PNS for back pain, what patients should be considered for this therapy, implantation technique/troubleshooting and programming.

Target Audience

Anaesthesiologists and neurosurgeons with experience in SCS and no or little experience in PNS.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Identify the right patients eligible for PNS for back pain
- Implant the device according to the technique required to put the electrodes in place, including the suturing
- Program the implanted neurostimulators to achieve best clinical results

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Accreditation

This training program was granted 9 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Event code: 12950