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ITB Basic Adults in Oslo

Date: 10-11 February 2011   Venue: Oslo, Norway

This training was granted 12 European CME credits with UEMS/EACCME
 

Dr. Alvik & Dr. Saehle

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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 

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