Saturday, April 13
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
012 Spinal Cord Stimulation-Integrating Pain Management into Your Neurosurgical Practice
Supported by an educational grant from Abbott, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation and Medtronic
Director(s): Steven M. Falowski, MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Jennifer A. Sweet, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Jeffrey E. Arle, MD, PhD, FAANS; Ahmed M. Raslan, MD, FAANS; Jason M. Schwalb, MD, FAANS; Ashwin Viswanathan, MD, FAANS
This course is designed to give important information on the changing landscape within neurosurgery and pain management. There has been tremendous growth in neuromodulation and its implementation. Discussions will include technique and complication avoidance, a review on healthcare economics and growth, and strategies to implement into your practice.
- Describe the various pain management techniques for a neurosurgeon.
- Identify techniques for implantation of neuromodulation devices.
- Recognize indications for appropriate patient selection.