This course offers up to 8 CME hours.
July 28, 2015
8:00 AM until 5:30 PM
Las Vegas, Nevada
Online registration is closed.
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BIO-SKILLS LAB PROTOCOL
Membership in the International Spine Intervention Society is required
to attend any hands-on bio-skills labs.
Who may attend?
Members who are board certified or in the examination process for
certification in the following specialties: Anesthesiology, Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery
and Neurosurgery. Members who are not board certified in these
specialties must have completed or be currently enrolled in an ACGME
Pain Fellowship Program and begin at the Lumbar level.
Requirements for Fellow and Resident
Fellows and Residents Members must be board eligible in one of the
above 6 specialties and are required to enroll in lumbar as their first
hands-on bio-skills course. Fellow members who are board certified in
one of the above 6 specialties may submit a waiver request to start
instruction at the advanced lumbar level. The waiver request must come
from the Fellowship Program Director and needs to attest to the
member’s skill level. Waiver requests must be submitted via email to
During this 8-hour neurostimulation course the following techniques
will be taught:
In addition, there will be lectures and didactics covering:
- Lumbar and Cervical Epidural Access for Spinal Cord Stimulator
Lead Placement-Strategies for Driving and Positioning
- Surgical Techniques for Spinal Stimulation Placement
- Attendee Choice
- Current and Future Trends in Neurostimulation
- Complications and Troubleshooting for Implantable Pain Therapies
- Supportive Literature on Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Case Presentations