Evidence-Based Spine Interventions Seminar - Palm Springs, CA - Volunteers
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 Export to Your Calendar 1/27/2017 to 1/29/2017
When: Friday, January 27, 2017
Where: Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs), California 
United States


Online registration is available until: 1/27/2017
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January 27-29, 2017

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

Palm Springs, CA

 

 

 

The Seminar features:

  • 1½ day agenda (full day Saturday and half day Sunday) offering up to 12.0 CME credits
  • Research posters with authors session during the networking reception on Friday, January 27 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • NEW this year! Join your colleagues for the Inaugural SIS Golf Tournament

 

Top to Bottom Learning
From cervicogenic headaches to the sacroiliac joint and all points in between, you’ll earn up to 12.0 CME credits furthering your knowledge of spine interventions.


Topics Include:

  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Thoracic Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Controversies
  • Neurostimulation
  • The Sacroiliac Joint
  • Normal and Abnormal Flow Patterns
  • New Technologies
  • Health Policy/Coding
  • Ask the Experts

 

Speakers:

 

Shihab Ahmed, MD, MPH; Richard Derby, MD; Scott Horn, DO; D.J. Kennedy, MD; John MacVicar, MB ChB; Timothy Maus, MD; Zachary McCormick, MD; Joshua Rittenberg, MD; Matthew Smuck, MD; Jeffrey Summers, MD; Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD.


AGENDA

Friday, January 27

5:00 p.m.

 

Registration Opens

5:30-6:30

 

Networking Reception

 

Saturday, January 28

7:00 a.m.

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00

 

Welcome


 


8:10-9:00

 

Cervicogenic Headache

8:10

 

Overview (Anatomy, Prevalence, and Clinical Evaluation)

8:20

 

C1-2 Lateral Articulation

8:30

 

TON block and RF

8:50

 

Discussion


 


9:00-10:10

 

Cervical Radiculopathy

9:00

 

Overview (Anatomy, Prevalence, and Clinical Evaluation)

9:10

 

Imaging

9:30

 

Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection Review

9:50

 

Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection Catheter vs. No Catheter Trial

10:00

 

Discussion

 

 

 

10:10-10:25

 

Networking Break

 

 

 

10:25-11:15

 

Thoracic Pain

10:25

 

Overview (Anatomy, Prevalence, and Clinical Evaluation)

10:35

 

Thoracic Medial Branch Block

10:45

 

Thoracic Medial Branch Neurotomy

11:05

 

Discussion

 

 

 

11:15-12:45

 

Lumbar Radiculopathy

11:15

 

Evidence of Non-Interventional Treatments for Low Back Pain

11:35

 

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections– Predictors of Success

11:55

 

Planning Lumbar TFESI-based on Imaging Anatomy

12:10 p.m.

 

Discussion

 

 

 

12:45-1:45

 

Lunch

 

 

 

1:45-3:15

 

Lumbar Spine Controversies

1:30

 

Ours vs. Theirs

1:40

 

Single vs. Dual Block to Select for MB RFN

2:00

 

Stopping Anticoagulants for Spine Procedures

2:20

 

Role for Discography

2:30

 

Injections and Concurrent Infections: An Examination of the Evidence

2:40

 

Discussion

 

 

 

3:15-3:30

 

Networking Break

 

 

 

3:30-4:30

 

Neurostimulation

3:15

 

Overview (Anatomy, Prevalence, and Clinical Evaluation)

3:20

 

Conventional vs. New Technologies

3:40

 

Evaluation of a Trial to Select for Permanent Implantation

3:50

 

Complications Avoidance

4:00

 

Discussion

 

 

 

4:30-5:00

 

Health Policy/Coding

 

 

 

5:00

 

Adjourn for the day

 

Sunday, January29

7:30 a.m.

 

Continental Breakfast


 


8:00-9:20

 

The Sacroiliac Joint

8:00

 

Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Imaging

8:10

 

Diagnosis and Prevalence of SacroIliac Joint Mediated Pain

8:30

 

Intra-articular Injections

8:50

 

Radiofrequency Neurotomy

9:10

 

Discussion

 

 

 

9:20-10:30

 

Normal and Abnormal Contrast Flow Patterns

 

 

Gadolinium FactFinder

 

 

DSA Pro/Con

 

 

Vascular Flow

 

 

Subdural vs. Intrathecal

 

 

Discussion

 

 

 

9:20-10:30

 

New Technologies

9:20

 

Gene Therapy - DRG, intra-articular, MRgFUS

9:50

 

Wearable Devices Reporting Patient Activity

10:20

 

Discussion

 

 

 

10:30-11:00

 

Networking Break

 

 

 

11:00-12:30

 

Ask the Experts

 

 

 

12:30

 

Seminar Adjourns


Tee to Green Networking

Join your colleagues on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Rancho Las Palmas Country Club for the inaugural SIS Golf Tournament. Play on a Ted Robinson-designed course in a scramble format tournament, where both novices and experienced players can have fun on the course all afternoon. Be one of the first to support the Society in this exciting new fundraising effort, set amid palm tree-lined fairways surrounded by the Coachella Valley’s magnificent San Jacinto and San Bernardino mountain vistas.


Green fees and lunch are included in the $195 fee, with proceeds benefiting SIS. Register now.

 

Participant to Presenter Opportunities
Whether you’re just starting to make a name for yourself in spine intervention, or are looking to make the connections necessary to more fully explore the implications of your research, the Evidence-Based Spine Interventions Seminar is the place for you.

The call for abstracts for potential poster presentation was open through October 24, 2016. See how presenting abstracts at SIS meetings has helped shape your colleagues’ careers, and submit your abstract at spinalinjection.org/abstracts.

 

Registration and CME Info
Fees (Before Thursday, December 29, 2016)
Physician Members: $575

Fellows/Residents/Military Members:  $225

Allied Health Professionals: $275

Non Members: $875

After December 29, 2016 add $100 to all registration rates.

The Society values our volunteers by offering a discounted registration rate for the Seminar. Please contact the office to register: registration@spinalinjection.org or 630.203.2252.
12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

 

Plan Your Travel

We are proud to offer accommodations at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa. All rooms have French doors that open to private patios or balconies with breathtaking views of the luscious grounds and mountain surroundings. Located steps away from The River at Rancho Mirage, the premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in Palm Springs Valley, the location offers plenty to do during your stay.

 

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

41000 Bob Hope Dr.

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Group Rate: $199 single/double

Book your room in the group block and you will receive the discounted resort fee of $10 per night, a savings of $22 per night.

Reservations Department:  800.843.6664

Mention “Spine Intervention Society” to receive the discounted rate. Rate expires on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 and is subject to availability.

Hotel reservations can be made online by clicking HERE.

 

 

Airports

The open-air Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is 13 miles from the resort. The estimated taxi fare is $35.

More flight options are available through LA-Ontario International Airport (ONT) a 86 mile or 75-minute drive, or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), a 109 mile or two-hour drive to the resort.

Ground Transportation

Please arrange your own ground transportation to and from the resort.

 

Parking

Overnight parking is available at the hotel and included in the discounted resort fee.

 

(The General Session begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28. The Inaugural SIS Golf Tournament will begin around noontime on Friday, January 27 followed by the Welcome Reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m.)


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