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ITB therapy for paediatric patients in Hamburg

Date: 17-18 February 2017   Venue: Hamburg, Germany

This training program will be in English language.

Dr. Kunkel

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Course Description

The course is focused on the use of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy in paediatric patients. It will enable the participants to incorporate ITB into their practice based on teachings in course.

Target Audience

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

Preliminary experience in spasticity management and ITB Therapy is recommended.

Learning Objectives

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

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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: 15191.