30 June - 2 July 2016 - Clinical Management of Chronic Pain, Walton Centre, Liverpool UK












AN ADVANCED COURSE with lectures and interactive workshops on Clinical Pain Management for pain professionals and trainees aiming to develop their skills of assessing and treating complex chronic pain patients. The meeting will offer those who attend the opportunity to develop an evidence based approach to assessment, examination and formulation of diagnosis, and how to design a comprehensive management plan.


FACULTY



Dr Chris Wells
President, European Pain Federation (EFIC)
Founding Member, NeuPSIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Matters
Liverpool, UK





Dr Beverly Collett OBE
Past-President, British Pain Society
Past-Treasurer and Council Member of International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).
Past-Secretary and Council Member of European Federation of IASP Chapters.
Past-President and Board Member of International Pelvic Pain Society
Consultant Pain Medicine
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Leicester, UK






Dr Manohar Lal Sharma
Chairman, Interventional SIG, British Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Clinical Lead
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 








Prof Paul Eldridge
Chief of the British Journal of Neurosurgery;
Consultant Neurosurgeon
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 









Dr Andreas Goebel
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, UK









Dr Sumit Gulati
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 











Dr Rajiv Chawla
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK





Dr Praveen Ganty
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK


Dr John Wiles
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 


Mr Jibril Farah
Consultant Neurosurgeon
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 


Dr Bernhard Frank
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK


Dr Kate Marley
Consultant in Palliative Medicine
University Hospital Aintree
Liverpool, UK




EDUCATIONAL CONTENT


LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

Management of Sciatica - A Collaborative Approach:

Practical Guide to Spinal Interventions for Chronic Pain

Indications, Patient Selection, Implantation and Aftercare for Spinal cord
Stimulation:

Pain Management Programme, Patient selection and treatment

Neuropathic Pain Management Update

Non-pharmacological management of Chronic Pain:

Cancer Pain Management - A Collaborative Approach

Grand Round: Neuromodulation, CRPS, PMP, Facial Pain, Simple Injections, Missed Diagnosis
(Live patient case presentations)

Diagnosis and Management of CRPS

The Sam Lipton Lecture



PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS


1. Live Pain Theatre session  (includes Trigeminal procedures, Neuromodulation & Cordotomy - dependant on patient availability)

2. Ultrasound (USG) demonstration & hands on workshop

3. Manikin hands on spinal injection technique

4. Pain Management Programme Assessment Clinic

5. Capsaicin patch application and Botox for chronic pain

6. CRPS and relevant Physiotherapy Techniques Plus External Neuromodulation


Plus Choice of 1 of 6 Specialist Demonstration Pain Clinics on:

1. Acute Sciatica
2. Cancer Pain
3. CRPS
4. Pelvic Pain
5. Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
6. Opioid Management



REGISTRATION FEES

(including lunches and course dinner)

After  30.04.16
Late Registration Fee: £500.00 (GBP)



REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN ATTENDING THE LIVERPOOL COURSE




9-10 June 2016 - Leeds Hands-on Cadaver Workshop




Annual Leeds Hands on Cadaver Workshop

JOIN US for the Annual Cadaver Workshop in Leeds, UK on 9-10 June 2016.

The focus of the Leeds course will be:

9 June 2016 - Basic Spine Interventions

10 June 2016 - Advanced Spine Interventions.



WORKSHOP DIRECTORS
 


Dr Ganesan Baranidharan
Course Director
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Clinical associate Professor
University of Leeds
Leeds, UK







Dr Karen Simpson
Co Director
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Leeds, UK












Dr Sanjeeva Gupta
Co Director
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Bradford Royal Infirmary
West Yorkshire, UK





WORKSHOP TOPICS

Spine interventions

Radiological anatomy of skull and spine

Ultrasound anatomy of spine relevant to pain medicine

Epidural (caudal, cervical, thoracic, lumbar)

Selective nerve root blocks

Facet joint interventions (intra-articular, median branch, RF techniques)

Sacro-iliac joint interventions (including RF)

Sympathetic blocks (stellate, splanchnic, coeliac, lumbar and hypogastric)

Disc procedures (discography, nucleoplasty, disc decompression, biacuplasty)

Spinal cord stimulation

Trigeminal ganglion interventions (balloon micro-compression)



 


REGISTRATION FEES



Single days


Basic Interventions 9th June 2016 - £400.00

Advanced interventions 10th June 2016 - £400.00


Combined days


*9th and 10th June 2016 - £800.00


*This includes the Oxford Spine Interventions Handbook and Dinner


For registration payment options, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


LOCATION OF THE WORKSHOP


The Leeds Hands-on Cadaver Workshop will be held on Levels 9 of the Worsley Medical and Dental Insitute, University of Leeds. Entrances to the building can be found via road on level 4 or via the University of Leeds campus on level 7. The Worsley building is located on Leeds University's city campus two minutes walk from Leeds General Infirmary, and ten minutes walk from the train station. Please visit University of Leeds campus map to view directions from the city center and motorways.


Workshop Venue Address:

University of Leeds
Level 9, Worsley Medical & Dental Institute
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT
United Kingdom


Flights to Leeds
Leeds is served by two major airports: Leeds Bradford and ­Manchester

Regular flights are available from a huge number of European and International cities. Leeds Bradford airport is approximately seven miles away from the University, so easily commutable by taxi.


Trains to Leeds

Leeds station connects us with all major UK cities and has a fast and efficient London service. For train information and timetables visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

9 April 2016 - 1st ISADD Symposium, Dublin, Ireland


Trinity College Dublin: Leading University for Research

PainBridge's 1st International Spinal Analgesic Drug Delivery Symposium took place on Saturday, 9th April 2016 at The Gibson Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. An international faculty of experts from USA and Europe delivered lectures and discussed hot topics on ITDD.
THE SYMPOSIUM WAS GRANTED 6 EUROPEAN CME CREDITS BY THE EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION.



FACULTY INCLUDE





Prof Salim Hayek
Program Director, Anesthesiology Pain Medicine,
UH Case Medical Center
Professor, Anesthesiology, CWRU School of Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland,
Ohio, USA






Prof Sam Eldabe
Past-President, NSUKI
Chair-Elect, IASP Neuromodulation SIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK









Dr Declan O'Keeffe
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Ireland
Director of Chronic Pain
Spinal Pain & Neuromodulation
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St Vincent's University Hospital
Dublin, Ireland








Prof Andreas Linninger
Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Illinois,
Chicago, IL, USA











Dr Louise Lynch
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Leeds, UK










Dr Denis Dupoiron
Anesthesia and Pain Department
Institut de Cancérologie de l'ouest-Paul Papin
Angers, France









Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Scientific Director, Painbridge Dublin
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Lievensberg Hospital
Bergen op Zoom
The Netherlands








Dr Josh Keaveny
Immediate Past Dean, Faculty of Pain Medicine
Board Member, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Management
Director, Acute and Chronic Pain Services
Beaumont Hospital
Dublin, Ireland





Dr Maged Hamza
Associate Professor
Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship
Director, VCU Spine Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia
USA









Dr Christophe Perruchoud
President, Swiss Neuromodulation Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côte (EHC)
Morges, Switzerland








SYMPOSIUM LECTURE TOPICS


  • A model of cerebrospinal fluid production and reabsorption driven by Starlin forces
     
  • Frequency and magnitude of cerebrospinal fluid pulsations influence intrathecal drug
    distribution: key factors for interpatient variability
     
  • Polyanalgesic regimens to decrease neuropathic - and nociceptive chronic pain
     
  • Trends and future needs for intrathecal chronic pain treatment
     
  • Intrathecal magnetic drug targeting using gold-coated magnetite nanoparticles in a human spine model
     
  • Filling of consent decree from US FDA against ITDD company - How to proceed?
     
  • Types and modes of intrathecal analgesic drug delivery for cancer pain
     
  • Ziconotide and its stability in intrathecal analgesic mixtures
     
  • Weaning from and changing between intrathecal opiods
     
  • Complications of intrathecal analgesic drug delivery
     
  • Cost effectiveness of intrathecal analgesic drug delivery
     
  • Patient satisfaction with and acceptance of intrathecal analgesic drug delivery devices
     
  • Consensus on ethical, clinical and legal standpoint 
  • Intrathecal drug delivery for failed back surgery syndrome
  •  Cervical and intraventricular analgesic drug delivery for head and neck pain


SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME

To view the symposium scientific programme, CLICK HERE
 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS + FREE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

To view the titles of the poster presentationns and free oral presentations at the symposium, CLICK HERE


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*The Symposium was granted 6 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (www.eaccme.eu).


SYMPOSIUM VENUE












THE GIBSON HOTEL, DUBLIN 



SYMPOSIUM ONLINE REGISTRATION

EVENTS CALENDAR

Please find included in this section some of the meetings that we are supporting in 2016:


Next Black-Tie Meeting of the London Pain Forum
Friday, 22nd April 2016
Apothecaries Hall, City of London
Web: www.londonpainforum.co.uk
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


Abdomino-Pelvic Pain Symposium
Thursday, 23 June 2016
UCH Medication Centre, University College London Hospitals
Web: www.pelvicpainsymposium.com


Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland ASM
3-4 November 2016
Manchester Town Hall, Manchester, UK
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
Web: www.nsukiasm2016.com