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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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Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Michael Kern

Course Description

This course will bring participants up to speed on when to use PNFS 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 PNFS.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Identify the right patients eligible for PNFS 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



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