11-12 May 2017 - Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop - PLACES LIMITED

















THE NEXT Annual Aberdeen Interventional Pain Workshop will take place on 11-12 May 2017 at the Department of Anatomy, Suttie Centre, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

An expert faculty will join the team from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for the two day intensive course with lectures, live surgery demonstrations, hands-on cadaver training and question and answer sessions.

For further information, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



2017 FACULTY INCLUDE



Dr Vivek Mehta
Board Member, NSUKI
Chair, British Pain Society Headache SIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Honorary Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director, Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
London, United Kingdom





 
Dr Neal Evans
Special Interest: Interventional Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Buckinghamshire Healthare NHS Trust
Stoke Mandeville Hospital
Aylesbury, Bucks
United Kingdom






Prof W. Alastair Chambers
Consultant in Pain Medicine
& Honorary Professor of Anaesthesia
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen, UK









Dr Saravanakumar Kanakarajan
Course Director, Aberdeen Workshop
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, UK










Dr Mohjir Baloch
Chairman, SUA USS Chronic Pain Interventions Workshop
Consultant in Pain Management
Frimley Health NHS Trust
Surrey, UK







Dr Arunachalam Swayamprakasam
Clinical Director
Pain Management Department
Rochdale Infirmary
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Manchester, UK


Dr Ravi Nagaraja
Course Director, Aberdeen Workshop,
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, UK


Dr Naomi Scott
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Aberdeen
Scotland, UK


*FURTHER 2017 FACULTY TO BE ANNOUNCED



PAST FACULTY



Prof Dominic Harmon
Professor of Anaesthesia & Pain Sciences
Department of Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Mid-Western Regional Hospital
Limerick
Ireland






Dr Arthur Hartog
Specialist Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology
DC Klinieken Spine & Joint Centre
Rotterdam
The Netherlands






Dr Marco Araujo
Medical Director
Advanced Pain Management, SC
Green Bay, Wisconsin
USA








Dr Hirachand Mutagi
Consultant in Pain Management & Anaesthesia
Sakra World Hospital
Bangalore
Karnataka
India





WORKSHOP TOPICS 

1. Anatomy for lumbar facet and sacro-iliac joints as well as nerve supply.
2. Radiological anatomy for procedures to diagnose the pain arising from these joints.
3. Sonographic anatomy of lumbar facet and sacro-iliac joints.
4. Techniques for the diagnostic blocks.
5. Techniques for lumbar and sacroiliac facet joint denervation.


Overiew of Day One (11.05.17): Lectures, Anatomy & Live Surgery

Facet Joint Pain—Clinical features, Diagnosis & Treatment   
Anatomy and technique of lumbar medial branch and L5 dorsal ramus blocks
Live Surgery Demo
Technique of RF neurotomy of lumbar medial branches and L5 dorsal ramus   
Live Surgery Demo
Sacro-iliac Joint Pain—Clinical Features, Diagnosis & Treatment   
Anatomy and technique of sacral lateral branch blocks and Neurotomy techniques
Live Surgery Demo
Ultrasound guided Injection of Lumbar medial branches, Facet joints and Sacro-iliac joints
Q &A & Close of Day 1


Overview  of Day Two (12.05.17): Hands-on Stations x 7

Station 1: Lumbar medial branch block   
Station 2: L5 dorsal ramus block and Neurotomy
Station 3: Ultrasound guided blocks in lumbar region
Station 4: Neurotomy of L1 to L4 medial branches
Station 5: Neurotomy of Sacro-iliac Joint - Cooled RF
Station 6: Neurotomy of  Sacro-iliac Joint - Simplicity / Pallisade technique
Station 7: Cadaveric display of lumbar medial branches and machine station


REGISTRATION FEES


Early Bird Registration (Until 31.03.17): £500

Late Regisration (After 31.03.17): £600


PAYMENT OPTIONS

Online Payment Option


Pay by Debit/Credit Card as Paypal Guest (incl. 5% Paypal fee)

For details of how to pay the registration fees by pounds sterling cheque or bank transfer, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


REGISTER YOUR INTEREST




TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION
 

Aberdeen has excellent travel links. By air, Aberdeen is well connected by British Airways, Eastern airways, Flybe, BMI, KLM and Air France to majority of the airports in UK and mainland Europe. The venue is 6 miles from the airport. There are 6 major roads to Aberdeen. A90 serves as the main arterial route connecting Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Aberdeen is on the main UK rail network and has frequent direct services to major cities such as Edinburgh Glasgow and London including Caledonian sleeper services.

Workshop Faculty Hotel

Palm Court Hotel, Seafield Road, Aberdeen. Recommended by the organising committee. Please ring +44 (0)845 166 6026 or visit their website for accommodaiton details: https://palmcourthotel.co.uk/



2-3 June 2017 - Hands-on Neuromodulation Masterclass, London, United Kingdom

THE FIFTH Hands-on Peripheral Neuromodulation Masterclass Plus Advances in SCS will take place at the Gordon Museum of Pathology & Department of Anatomy, Kings College London, UK.

The Masterclass will include lectures on peripheral neuromodulation techniques and recent advances in spinal cord stimulation by a faculty of experts as well as hands-on training with the aid of fluoroscopy and ultrasound.

For further information, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



















Masterclass Venue: Gordon Museum & Dept of Anatomy, KCL


MASTERCLASS FACULTY INCLUDES



Dr Teodor Goroszeniuk
President, London Pain Forum
Vice-President & Founder, Polish Neuromodulation Society
Special Interest: Peripheral Neuromodulation & SCS
Interventional Pain Management
& Neuromodulation Practice
Wimpole Street, London, UK








Dr Andrzej Krol
Chairman, RA-UK Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Course (London)
Past-President, Interventional Section, Polish Pain Society
Founding Member, Polish Neuromodulation Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George's Hospital
London, UK










Dr Ashish Shetty
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Lead for Neuromodulation, Education & Research
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals
London, UK


     










Prof Keyoumars Ashkan
President, British Society for Stereotactic
and Functional Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurosurgery
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London, UK









Dr Declan O'Keeffe
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Ireland
Past-Director of Chronic Pain, St Vincent's Univ. Hospital
Special Interest: Innovations in Neuromodulation
Private Pain Management Practice
Dublin, Ireland








Dr Athmaja R. Thottungal
Special Interests: Ultrasound and Peripheral Neuromodulation
LSORA Board Member and Chronic Pain Lead
Trust Lead Clinician - Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church Univ.
Canterbury, Kent, UK







Dr Arun Bhaskar
London Pain Forum Council Member
Board Member, Neuromodulation Society UK & Ireland
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Charing Cross Hospital
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London, UK






Dr Michael Kern
Course Director, Annual ECMT Advanced PNS Meeting
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
St Elisabeth Hospital
Graz
Austria







*FURTHER EXPERT FACULTY TO BE ANNOUNCED



PRELIMINARY LECTURE TOPICS

Overview of Peripheral Neuromodulation and New Targets (Lumbar Plexus, Brachial Plexus, Sympathetic Chain, SI Joint, Cardiac)

Neuromodulation for Headache

Neuromodulation for Visceral Pain

Neuromodualtion for Low Back Pain

Surgical Placement of PNS Leads

Sonoanatomy of Peripheral Neuromodulation Targets

Emerging PNS Technologies

Retrograde Spinal Cord Stimulation

Advances in Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

Results of Percutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (PENS)

External Neuromodulation Technologies

Free Presentations


PRESENTING YOUR OWN WORK


If you would be interested in presenting your own work in the field of neuromodulation on one of the free presentation slots at the meeting, please contact ciaranwazir@gmail.com


WORKSHOP STATIONS
Station Breakdown (5 participants to a station):

HANDS-ON STATIONS

C-arm Station 1. Peripheral Neuromodulation for New Targets (incl. Visceral Pain)

C-arm Station 2. Peripheral Neuromodulation for Headache

C-arm Station 3. Peripheral Neuromodulation for Low Back Pain

C-arm Station 4. Advances in Spinal Cord Stimulation

Ultrasound Station 5. Ultrasound Guided Placement of PNS Leads (Cadaver)

Ultrasound Station 6. Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Neuromodulation (Live Model)

*Plus Afternoon Free Stations (Topics to be Announced)


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*An application for European CME Credits has been submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education


TIMETABLE

Masterclass Venue: 

Gordon Museum of Pathology & Anatomy Dept, Hodgkin Building, King's College London, Guy's Hospital Campus, London SE1 1UL, UK
(Nearest overground/underground station is London Bridge)

*Access to the Gordon Museum is through the Curator's Office on the 1st Floor of the Hodgkin Building.


DAY ONE (FRIDAY, 02.06.17)

Afternoon Lectures: 14.00-18.30hrs


DAY TWO (SATURDAY, 03.06.17)

Hands-on Cadaver Stations: 09.00-17.00hrs



REGISTRATION FEE

£500.00 (Early bird until 01.04.17)

Meeting Dinner Fee (02.06.17): £75



PAYMENT OPTIONS


ONLINE PAYMENT


Pay Fees by Card as Paypal Guest (incl. 5% Paypal fee)

For details of how to pay your registration fee by pounds sterling cheque or bank transfer please contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM


6 June 2017 - Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
















JOIN US in Amsterdam for an International Symposium on the Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency on 6th June 2017. Leading experts in the field including Prof Menno Sluijter and Dr Olav Rohof will be contributing at the meeting.

Watch this space for further updates on this unique event.

Please use the online form below to register your interest in attending the meeting.

For further information on the meeting, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

To view the preliminary programme for the symposium, CLICK HERE


PRESENT YOUR OWN WORK


If you are interested in submitting an abstract for free poster presentations or oral presentations at the symposium, please contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


REGISTRATION FEES


£215.00 (Early Bird Registration Until 03.04.17)

£250.00 (Registration After 03.04.17)

£295.00 (On Site Registration 06.06.17)


PAYMENT OPTIONS


Pay Fees by Card as Guest of Paypal (incl. 5% Paypal Charge):

To pay your symposium registration fee by pounds sterling cheque or bank transfer please contact ciaranwazir@gmail.com


ONLINE REGISTRATION

6-8 July 2017 - 33rd Liverpool Course on Management of Chronic Pain












AN ADVANCED COURSE with lectures and interactive workshops 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.


COURSE FACULTY



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








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








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







OTHER MEETING FACULTY INCLUDE

Ms Shaireen Aleem, Consultant UroGynaecologist Southport & Ormskirk Hospital
Ms Sharon Barnett, Pain Specialist Physiotherapist, Walton centre, Liverpool
Ms Rachel Barton, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain & Neuromodulation, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Ms Alison Bradshaw, Occupational Therapist, Walton Centre Pain
Ms Alison Cox, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain & Neuromodulation, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Mr Mark Draper, Specialist Physiotherapist, Walton Centre,Liverpool
Dr Manish Gupta, Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Ms Selina Johnson, Pain & Neuromodulation Specialist Physiotherapist, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Dr Natalie Lane, Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Ms Lindsey Lowry. Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain & Neuromodulation, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Dr Kate Marley, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool
Dr Kerry Mathews, Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Mrs Helen Rylance, Lead Pain Specialist Physiotherapist, Walton Centre Liverpool
Dr Nick Silver, Consultant Neurologist, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Dr Shiv Singh, Consultant in Anaesthetics, Royal Liverpool Hospital
Mr John Tetlow, Pain Specialist Occupational Therapist, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Ms Alix White, Occupational Therapist, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Mr Martin Wilby, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Walton Centre, Liverpool
Dr John Wiles, Consultant in Pain Medicine, Walton Centre, Liverpool



EDUCATIONAL CONTENT


LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

1. Management of Sciatica - A Collaborative Approach
2. Neurosurgical Management of Chronic Pain
3. Indications and Patient Selection for Spinal cord Stimulation: Live interactive patient session
4. Pain Management Programme, Patient selection and treatment: Live interactive patient session
5. Diagnosis and Management of CRPS: Live interactive patient session
6. Role of acute pain management in prevention of chronic pain
7. Cancer Pain Management - A Collaborative Approach:
8. Pharmacological Management of Neuropathic Pain
9. Grand round, live case presentations, attended by all faculty:
Neuromodulation, Neurosurgical Interventions, CRPS, PMP, Facial Pain, Spinal
interventions, pelvic pain, spinal injections, missed diagnosis
10. The Sam Lipton Lecture: Neuromodulation and Chronic Pain: Are we nearly there?
(Prof Sam Eldabe, Middlesbrough, UK)


PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS

1. Live Pain Theatre session
2. Ultrasound (USG) demonstration & hands-on workshop
3. Manikin hands on spinal injection technique
4. Optimizing Pain Consultation
5. Capsaicin patch application and Botox for chronic pain
6. CRPS and relevant Physiotherapy Techniques Plus External Neuromodulation


SPECIALIST DEMONSTRATION PAIN CLINICS

1. Acute Sciatica
2. Spinal Pain and Neuromodulation
3. CRPS
4. Pelvic Pain
5. Pain Management Programme Assessment Clinic
6. Opioid (Detox) Clinic



REGISTRATION FEES

(including lunches and course dinner)

Early Bird Registration Fee: £395.00 (Until 05.05.17)

Late Registration Fee: £500.00 (After 05.05.17)

*For further information, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN ATTENDING THE LIVERPOOL COURSE




11 Sept 2017 - 4TH SUA Ultrasound Guided Pain Interventions Workshop












JOIN the Society for Ultrasound in Anaesthesia (SUA) at itss 4th Hands-on Ultrasound Guided Chronic Pain Interventions Workshop due to take place at the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK on 11th September 2017.  An expert faculty will cover a wide variety of chronic pain procedures under ultrasound guidance with live models.

In order to maximise hands on time during the day SUA have developed an online library of lectures and resources that you will be given access to, to look over in your own time.

The scientific committee will be including the following procedures in this year's workshop:
Cervical:
Medial branch, root block, stellate ganglion
Thoracic:
Paravertebral & intercostal blocks
Lumbar:
Facet, medial branch, caudal, sacroiliac, piriformis
Nerves:
Ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, suprascapular, Transversus abdominis Plane block, greater occipital

For further information on the meeting, don't hesitate to contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FEE

£250 (GBP)

ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION


Pay Fees by Card as a Guest of Paypal (incl. 5% Paypal Charge):

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST



EVENTS CALENDAR

Please find included in this section some meetings of interest in 2017/2018:

PAIN MANAGEMENT MEETINGS

ESRA Spring Meeting - Chronic Pain Management at a Glance
3-7 April 2017
Algarve, Portugal
Web: ESRA Spring Meeting 2017

4th Abdomino-Pelvic Pain Symposium
Thursday, 6 April 2017
UCH Medication Centre, University College London Hospitals
Web: www.pelvicpainsymposium.com

17th Black Tie Meeting of the London Pain Forum
With Prof Jose de Andres, President of ESRA
Friday, 21 April 2017
Web: www.londonpainforum.co.uk

Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency Symposium
With Prof Menno Sluijter and Dr Olav Rohof
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Web: www.painandneuromodulationlondon.com

5th International Conference on Interventional Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation
& 10th Hands-on Cadaver Workshop
30 June - 1 July 2017
Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
Web: www.painandneuromodulationpoland.com

LSORA Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Workshop
27-28 October 2017
UCH Education Centre, London, UK
Web: www.lsorapainmedicineworkshop.com

Neuromodulation Society of the UK & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting
11-12 Novemnber 2017
Examination Schools, Oxford, UK
Web: www.nsukiasmoxford2017.com

6th "Advances in Pain Medicine" Winter Symposium
21-26 January 2018
Hotel Village Montana, Tignes Le Lac, France
Web: www.winterpainsymposium.com


ANAESTHETIC MEETINGS

ESA Euroanaesthesia 2017
3-5 June 2017
Geneva, Switzerland
Web: www.euroanaesthesia2017.esahq.org

ESA Focus Meeting on Perioperative Medicine: 
Regional Anaesthesia in the Perioperative Setting
9-10 November 2017
Tel Aviv, Israel
Web: www.esahq.org