1-3 Dec 2017 - WAPMU-UK 1st Annual Symposium, Live Scanning & Cadaveric Workshop, London, UK

















The World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography, United Kingdom (WAPMU-UK) would like to introduce the 1st Annual Ultrasound in Interventional Pain, Neuromodulation & Musculoskeletal Procedures Symposium, Live Scanning & Cadaveric Workshop due to take place at King's College London on 1-3 December 2017.

These unique meetings for the UK are endorsed by the World Institute of Pain (WIP) for the Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) Exam.
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WAPMU UK's three day course with Chairmen and Course Directors Dr Raja Reddy and Dr Sadiq Bhayani will include expert lectures from an international faculty, live model ultrasound scanning and cadaveric anatomy.


Course Programme

To view and download a copy of the course programme, CLICK HERE
                                                                             


Online Registration Payment (GBP)

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


For Online USD payments and registration, please visit the WAPMU Website




Chairmen & Course Directors




Raja Reddy, MD, FRCA FFPMRCA EDRA FIPP CIPS, Medway Maritime Hospital, Kent, UK















Sadiq Bhayani, MBBS FRCA EDRA FFPMRCA CIPS FIPP, University Hospitals Leicester, UK


Invited Course Faculty & Guest Speakers



Anne Agur B.Sc.O.T; M.Sc; PhD, University of Toronto, Canada













James Burge MBChB PhD MRCP, Consultant, Neurophysiology, Kings College Hospital, London, UK
















Manuel Cifrian-Perez, M.D., FIPP, CIPS,- Exploraciones Radiológicas Especiales, Valencia, Spain
















Michael Gofeld, M.D., FIPP, CIPS,- St. Michaels Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada















Mark Friedrich Hurdle, M.D., CIPS, - Mayo Clinic Medical, Florida, USA



Ravi Kalathur MD FIPP CIPS, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India

















Pranab Kumar, FRCA FFPMRCA EDRA FIPP CIPS,- Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, UK












Rajesh Munglani, M.D., MB, BS, DA, DCH, FRCA, FFPMRCA-  Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital,
London, UK















Einar Ottestad, M.D., FIPP, CIPS,-  Stanford University School of Medicine, USA















Hariharan Shankar, M.D., FIPP, CIPS,- Medical College of Wisconsin, USA














Micha Sommer, M.D., FIPP, CIPS,- University of Maastricht, The Netherlands















David Spinner, M.D., CIPS,- Icahn School of Medicine, New York, USA















Athmaja Thottungal, FRCA FFPMRCA EDRA FIPP CIPS,- Kent & Canterbury Hospital, UK


Educational Content & Objectives


  • Designed for Anaesthetists, Pain Physicians, Rheumatologists, PM&R Physicians, Radiologists, Neurologists & Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Teaching Programme based on WIP/WAPMU curriculum for CIPS examination
  • Training Course for Certification in interventional pain & musculo-skeletal ultrasonography
  • Didactic lectures, Live Scanning & Cadaveric Workshop
  • Advanced Ultrasound guided interventional procedures & cadaveric peripheral implants station
  • Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine, Abdomen Sonography & Interventional Procedures
  • Lumbar spine, Sacrum & Pelvic Sonography & Interventional Procedures
  • Shoulder, Elbow & Wrist Sonography & Interventional Procedures
  • Hip, Knee & Ankle Sonography & Interventional Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerves Sonography & Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Innovations in neuromodulation
  • Regenerative Therapy in Joints: Protein rich Plasma & Stem cells
  • Electromyography & Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Medico-Legal Aspects in Pain Medicine



Meeting Schedule & Venues


Friday, 1st December 2017 - Didactic Lectures and Demonstration- 09:00-17:00
Friday, 1st December 2017 - Faculty and Delegates Gala Dinner- 19:00-21:30
Saturday, 2nd December 2017 - Didactic and "live model" hands-on training- 09:00-17:00
Sunday, 3rd December 2017 - Cadaveric Labatory training - 09:00-17:00


Lectures and Live Scanning (Day 1 and 2)
Chantler Simulation & Interactive Learning Centre,
Shepherd's House, King’s College London,
Guy’s Hospital Campus, London, SE1 1UL, UK

Cadaveric Workshop (Day 3)
Department of Anatomy and Chantler SaIL Centre
Hodgkin Building & Shepherd's House, King’s College London,
Guy’s Hospital Campus, London SE1 1UL, UK


Continuing Medical Education

The meeting has been approved for 15 CPD points by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK

Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Dannemiller is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Registration Fees

Standard Registration Fee: £750 (GBP) or $977.00 (USD)

Registration Fee for WAPMU and WIP Members: £660.00 (GBP) or $860 (USD)


*Fees include Lectures, Hands-on Workshops, Tea/Coffee and Lunch Catering, plus Gala Dinner



Payment Details

Online Payment Option

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

Other Payment Options

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

For Online USD payments and registration, please visit the WAPMU Website


Online Registration





Hotel Accommodation

4-6 October 2017 - 13th Birmingham Interventional Pain Workshop











JOIN THE TEAM from Birmingham and guest faculty for the next 3 day interventional pain course with expert lectures and and hands-on cadaver training due to take place on 4-6 October 2017.

This year's course will be at the state of the art training facilities at Nottingham University due to renovation works at the Birmingham facilities.

To register your interest in attending the course complete the registration form below.


REGULAR FACULTY

Dr Sandeep Kapur
Dr Abdul Lalkhen
Dr Rajesh Munglani
Dr Sherdil Nath
Dr Aabha Sinha
Dr Simon Tordoff
Dr Stephen Ward
Prof Joanne Wilton
Dr Arasu Rayen
Dr Michael Hess
Dr Steve Amaresekera
Dr Shyam Balasubramanian
Dr Arun Bhaskar
Dr Swarupsinh Chavda
Dr Surabhi Choudhari
Dr Ron Cooper
Dr Teo Goroszeniuk
Dr Thomas Haag
Dr Tony Hammond
Dr Dalvina Hanu-Cernat


WORKSHOP TOPICS

Wednesday 4 October 2017
Technical lectures and Hands-on Workshops

Radiofrequency ablation of the lumbar facet joints
Radiofrequency ablation of the thoracic facet joints
Lumbar nerve root blocks
Thoracic nerve root blocks
Epiduroscopy
Cervical epidural
Vertebroplasty
Hypogastric plexus block
Neuromodulation
US guided procedures (lower limb, abdomen, lumbar area)


Thursday 5 October 2017
Hands-on Workshops

Thoracic splanchincectomy
Disc procedures
Pudendal nerve block
Genicular nerve blocks
Lumbar sympathectomy
Sacroiliac joint procedures – intraarticular injections,
denervation
Neuromodulation
US guided musculoskeletal procedures (upper limb, trunk)


Friday 6 October 2017
Hands-on Workshops

Radiofrequency ablation of the cervical facet joints
Cervical nerve root blocks
Cervical disc procedures
Stellate ganglion block
Trigeminal and sphenopalatine ganglion interventions
Neuromodulation - spinal and peripheral lead placement
Advanced neuromodulation
Freestyle sessions
US guided musculoskeletal procedures (head and neck)

2017 COURSE VENUE

Education and Conference Centre
City Hospital
Nottingham
NG5 1PB
United Kingdom


REGISTRATION FEE

Registration Fee: £1200.00  (GBP)

Course Dinner Fee: £50.00  (GBP)


REGISTER YOUR INTEREST


11-12 NOV 2017 - OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM















The Neuromodulation Society of the UK & Ireland's next Annual Scientific Meeting will take place at the Examination Schools, Oxford, UK on 11-12 November 2017. This year's ASM will be a joint meeting with the IASP Special Interest Group on Neuromodulation.  Contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for further details: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE THE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR FREE ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 30.09.17, 17.00HRS.

To view and download a copy of the ASM programme, CLICK HERE

To view and download a copy of the ASM Abstract guidelines, CLICK HERE

To view and download a copy of the registration form for the ASM, CLICK HERE


ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENTS

ASM Oxford Card Payments (Incl. 5% Paypal Charge)


CONFIRMED ASM FACULTY




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







Dr Ganesan Baranidharan
Honorary Secretary, NSUKI
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine, RCoA
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Leeds, UK







Dr Alexandre F. M. DaSilva
Director, Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort (H.O.P.E.)tm
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Laboratory:
The Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute (MBNI)
Ann Arbor, Michigan
USA






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






Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer, NSUKI
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK




 




Prof Bert Joosten
MH&Ns School for Mental Health & Neuroscience
Maastricht University
Maastricht
The Netherlands








Mr S S Kadirkamanathan
Consultant Upper GI Surgeon
Broomfield Hospital
Chelmsford
Essex, UK







Prof John Markman
Secretary, IASP SIG on Neuromodulation
Director, Translational Pain Research Program
Lead, Neuromedicine Pain Management Center
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Rochester School
of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, New York State,
USA






Prof Stephen B McMahon
Sherrington Professor of Physiology
Director, London Pain Consortium
Neurorestoration group
Wolfson Wing
King's College London
Guy's Campus,
London, UK






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, UK









Dr Sherdil Nath
Expert in Interventional Pain Relief for over 30 Years
Private Pain Management Practice
Umeå, Sweden









Dr John Parker
Founder & CEO
Saluda Medical
New South Wales
Australia








Prof Lawrence R. Poree
Professor and Director of Neuromodulation Service
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
University of California at San Francisco
Treasurer of the North American Neuromodulation Society
Board of Directors for the International Neuromodulation Society
Institute of Neuromodulation Council Member
UCSF Pain Management Center
San Francisco, CA
USA







Prof Steven A Prescott
Neurosciences & Mental Health,
The Hospital for Sick Children
Department of Physiology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada






Dr Valerie Stevenson
Lead for Spasticity Management
Consultant Neurologist
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK







Dr Simon J. Thomson
Emeritus Director-at-Large and Past-President, INS
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals
Cambridge University Hospitals
United Kingdom







Dr Jean-Pierre Van Buyten
Consultant in Anesthesia & Pain Management
Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center
AZ Nikolaas
Sint-Niklaas
Belgium






Dr Armando Villarreal
Treasurer, IASP SIG on Neuromodulation
Clin.  Assist. Professor
Neurosurgical Partners
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York State,
USA





ASM TOPICS

Mechanisms of Spinal Cord Stimulation & Neuropathic Pain

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Results

Closed Loop Stimulation Outcomes

Mechanisms of High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation

New and Evolving Neuromodulation Therapies for Chronic Pain

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Cancer Pain

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Spasticity

Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia

Non-invasive Neuromodulation

Gastric Electrical Stimulation


ASM PROGRAMME

To view and download a copy of the ASM programme, CLICK HERE


NSUKI ASM TIMETABLE

Venue: Examination Schools, University of Oxford,
75-81 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG

DAY ONE
Saturday, 11 November 2017
09.00hrs - 17.30hrs

DAY TWO
Sunday, 12 November 2017
09.00hrs -17.00hrs



PRESENT YOUR OWN WORK

If you would like to submit an abstract for the free oral presentations or poster presentations please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
The deadline for abstract submission has been extended until 30.09.17, 17.00hrs. To and download a copy of the abstract submission guidelines, please CLICK HERE


NSUKI ASM DINNER (11.11.17)















Exeter College
Turl Street
Oxford, OX1 3DP
United Kingdom

The NSUKI ASM Dinner will take place at the 700+ year old Exeter College, Oxford on the evening of 11th November 2017. Places are limited and we are operating on a first come, first served basis.

About the College

Exeter College is located at the heart of Oxford, adjoining the Bodleian Library. The College, the fourth oldest at the University, has occupied its current site on Turl Street since 1315, one year after it was founded. Today Exeter is home to a diverse community of fellows and students from across the world.


2017 ASM REGISTRATION FEES

NSUKI/INS/IASP Members: £225 (Until 30.09.17), £275 (From 01.10.17)

Trainee Doctors: £150 (Until 30.09.17), £200 (From 01.10.17)

Other Delegates (incl. Industry): £250 (Until 30.09.17), £300 (From 01.10.17)

PAM (Profession Allied to Medicine): £100 (Until 30.09.17), £125 (From 01.10.17)

SPIN Members: £100  (Until 30.09.17), £125 (From 01.10.17)

ASM One Day Reg Fee: £150

ASM Dinner Fee (11.11.17): £75



ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENTS

ASM Oxford Card Payments (Incl. 5% Paypal Charge)


BANK TRANSFER & CHEQUE PAYMENTS
 
To view and download a copy of the registration form for the ASM, CLICK HERE


HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel
73 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BE


Limited rooms are available at the Mercure Oxford Eastgate Hotel where the ASM faculty will be staying. A Classic Double Room is £170 per night.


OTHER HOTEL OPTIONS 

Old Bank Hotel
92-94 High St, Oxford OX1 4BJ

Malmaison Hotel
Oxford Castle, 3 New Road, Oxford, OX1 1AY

Vanbrugh House Hotel
20 - 24 St Michael's St, Oxford OX1 2EB


B&B ACCOMMODATION AT OXFORD COLLEGES

To check availability and book B&B accommodation at an Oxford College, CLICK HERE


GETTING TO OXFORD

For advice on travelling to Oxford, CLICK HERE


ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

6-7 April 2018 - 2nd ISADD Symposium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands



THE SECOND International Spinal Analgesic Drug Delivery Symposium will take place at the Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam-Blijdorp, The Netherlands on 6-7 April 2018. An expert international faculty will be contributing to the new expanded two day programme.

The focus of the meeting will be the clinical and practical aspects of intrathecal drug delivery for your pain management practice.

To register your interest in attending, fill in the online registration form below or e-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

To view and download a copy of the outline symposium programme, CLICK HERE

To view and download a copy of the symposium flyer, CLICK HERE


SCIENTIFIC DIRECTORS




Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Scientific Director, 2nd ISADD Symposium
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Founding Partner, Pain and Neuromodulation Centre
Excellent Klinieken, The Netherlands











Dr Jehad Shaikhani
Scientific Director, 2nd ISADD Symposium
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Founding Partner, Pain and Neuromodulation Centre
Excellent Klinieken, The Netherlands







SYMPOSIUM FACULTY





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









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






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











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







Dr Lisa Jo Stearns
Founder and Medical Director
Center for Pain and Supportive Care
Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Palliative Care, Mayo Clinic Arizona
Co-Founder & Executive Committee Member,
Cancer Pain Clinical Research Consortium
Phoenix, Arizona
USA





Dr Jean-Pierre Van Buyten
Consultant in Anesthesia & Pain Management
Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center
AZ Nikolaas
Sint-Niklaas
Belgium




*FURTHER INTERNATIONAL FACULTY TO BE ANNOUNCED



PRELIMINARY SYMPOSIUM TOPICS


    • Old and new indications for spinal analgesic drug delivery 
    • Do we need a trial before implanting the pump? 
    • New insights into bolus and continuous therapy treatment algorithms 
    • Accessing the neuraxial space and complications
    • Peripheral and neuraxial treatment in cancer related pain and different modalities
    • Spinal pain treatment in last few days of life 
    • Evidence and new research on spinal analgesic drug delivery for specific conditions (Ehlers- Danlos, Poliomyelitis)
    • Treatment of neuraxial infection, spinal fluid leakage, neuraxial bleed, hormonal disturbances,  neuraxial granuloma.
    • Free oral sessions
    • Industry Sponsored Sessions


    SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME


    To view and download a copy of the outline programme for the 2nd ISADD Symposium in Rotterdam on 6-7 April 2018, CLICK HERE
     

    POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND FREE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

    If you would like to present your own work at the 2018 symposium, please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for the abstract submission guidelines: ciaranwazir@gmail.com

    Abstract submission is possible until February 9th, 2018. Primary presenters of abstract submissions will be notified by mail of the proposals’ acceptance or rejection before March 9th.


    CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

    *An application for European CME Credits will be submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (www.eaccme.eu).


    SYMPOSIUM VENUE


    Van der Valk Hotel Blijdorp, Energieweg 2, 3041 JC Rotterdam, The Netherlands


    SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION FEES


    Euro Reg Payments
    Physicians 320 euros (Before 01.01.18), 364 euros (From 01.01.18), On Site 398 euros       
    Physician Assistants 222 euros (Before 01.01.18), 250 euros (From 01.01.18), On Site 284 euros


    GBP Reg Payments
    Physicians £295 (Before 01.01.18), £320 (From 01.01.18), On Site £350       
    Physician Assistants £195 (Before 01.01.18), £220 (From 01.01.18), On Site £250


    ONLINE REGISTRATION PAYMENT


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

    For full details of how to pay your registration fee by GBP or Euros bank transfer or cheque, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


    To view and download a copy of the symposium flyer, CLICK HERE


    ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM