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 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


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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.


Palm Court Hotel, Seafield Road, Aberdeen offers discounted rates including breakfast for delegates. Please quote that you are attending the ‘Pain Conference’ while booking to avail the discounted rate. Please ring +44 (0)845 166 6026 or visit their website for further details: https://palmcourthotel.co.uk/

2-3 June 2017 - London, United Kingdom

THE FIFTH International 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


COURSE DIRECTORS




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


     




ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM


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















DON'T MISS PainBridge's next International Symposium on the Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency due to take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 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, email: 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 Rajiv Chawla
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


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EVENTS CALENDAR

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

PAIN MANAGEMENT MEETINGS


"Advances in Pain Medicine" Winter Symposium
15-20 January 2017
Hotel Village Montana, Tignes Le Lac, France
Web: www.winterpainsymposium.com
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


2nd International Conference on Pain Management
3-6 Feb 2017
Jolie Ville Maritim Hotel, Luxor, Egypt
Web: www.sipc.me



RA-UK Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Course
10-11 March 2017
Guy's Hospital & St George's Hospital, London, UK
Web: www.uspmlondon.com


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

Evolution of Pulsed Radiofrequency
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


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