May 4 – May 5, 2018

Barcelona, Spain

This course is designed for Pain physicians or pain medicine fellows in training (pain specialists, anesthesiologists, neurosurgeons), interested in the practice of pain management, who seek the latest developments in interventional techniques, also seeking CME credit hours and introduction or review of proven interventional techniques. BY ATTENDING, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO Physicians should be able to integrate multiple aspects of ultrasound and fluoroscopy in interventional pain management in treating their patients so that patients have better outcomes.

This 2-day hands on cadaver course will promote a better understanding of the anatomy and pathophysiology, involved in chronic pain, and critically review novel stateof-the-art interventional techniques for management of chronic pain. We offer live fluoroscopy-guided and ultrasound-guided workshops covering head upper, lower extremities, trunk and pelvic-perineal procedures.

  • Each cadaver station is limited to a maximum of 7 participants.
  • C-arms, ultrasonography and state-of-the-art equipment are utilized in this course.
  • Our faculty consists of internationally renowned experts in the field of interventional techniques.  

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

  1. Basic neuroanatomy related with the performance of pain therapies.
  2. Identify questions that need to be addressed to increase knowledge of interventional procedures used in pain treatment.
  3. Perform craneofacial and spinal procedures of the cervical, dorsal lumbar spine and pelvis.
  4. Define the characteristics of an ultrasound image and identify all landmarks of the cervical, lumbar and caudal.
  5. Define the principals and standards of an MSK ultrasound examination and perform ultrasound guided MSK injections of the shoulder, hip and knee.

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