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Management of patients with chronic pain and severe spasticity: intrathecal drug delivery

Date: 17-18 June 2016   Venue: Barcelona, Spain

This training program will be organized by Fundolor under the auspices of ECMT and will be in English language

Prof. De Andres

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Course description

2-day cadaver workshop on Intrathecal Drug Delivery

Target Audience

This advanced course is designed for pain practicioners (pain specialists, anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons) utilizing invasive techniques for pain management.
Physicians attending the course should have at least 2 years of practice with ongoing use of neuromodulation techniques in the treatment of chronic pain patients.

Learning Objectives

After participation in this educational meeting, participants should have an understanding of:

  1. Basic neuroanatomy related to the performance of pain therapies.
  2. Clinical evidence regarding new and evolving treatments for the treatment of pain.
  3. Current imaging and electrophysiological technologies relevant for performing diagnosis and performing the invasive techniques for pain treatment.
  4. Common clinical problems in chronic pain and current recommendations for the evaluation and management of these pain conditions.
  5. Evidence-Based treatments in pain medicine.
  6. Indentify questions that need to be addressed to increase knowledge of neuromodulation techniques use in pain treatment.

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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: 13982