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Beginner Spinal Interventionalist Course
The Kahan Center
170 Jennifer Road Suite 240
Annapolis , MD 21401
United States
410-571-9000
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 4:00 PM to Saturday, January 28, 2023, 5:30 PM EST
Category: AOCPMR Calendar

Beginner Spinal Interventionalist Course

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This intensive boutique style workshop will feature basic lumbar spinal injection techniques, providing a hands on didactic educational session to provide a complete understanding of the indications for interventional lumbar injections and the basic knowledge to give the participant confidence in performing these injections. The workshop will improve your basic knowledge of spinal anatomy and utilization of fluoroscopy to identify the important landmarks to perform successful lumbar spinal injections. Attendees must be PGY-3 or higher and have basic knowledge of spinal anatomy. First come first serve basis.

This course is certified for 19.75 hours of category 1 AOA CME credits. At the end of the course participants will be knowledgeable in:

  1. Risks and utilization of fluoroscopy
  2. Fluoroscopic spinal anatomy in relation to interventional injections
  3. Indications and contraindications for lumbar spinal injections
  4. Proper technique for lumbar spinal injections
  5. Risks of spinal injections      

Day 1:

1630-1645                           Welcome 
1645-1700                            Opening remarks
1700-1800                            Understanding Fluoroscopy
1800-1900                            Corticosteroids
1900                                       Networking and Reception

Day 2

0730-0745                            Continental breakfast and Coffee
0745-0845                            Clinical Anatomy for the Clinical Specialist
0845-0945                            Setting up Fluoroscopy live
0945-1000                            Break
1000-1100                            Lumbar Epidural Corticosteroid injections
1100-1200                            Lumbar transforaminal epidural corticosteroid injections
1200-1300                            Lunch
1300-1400                            Lumbar medical Branch Blocks and Zygapophyseal Injections
1400-1500                            Medical Necessity and Coding for Lumbar Procedures
1500-1730                            HANDS ON INTERACTIVE THERAPEUTIC LABORATORY UTILIZING STICK-IT-2-MER
1730-1800                            Q&A

Day 3:

0730-0745                            Welcome and coffee
0745-1200                            HANDS ON INTERACTIVE THERAPEUTIC LABORATORY UTILIZING STICK-IT-2-MER
1200-1300                            Lunch

1300-1445                            HANDS ON INTERACTIVE THERAPEUTIC LABORATORY UTILIZING STICK-IT-2-MER
1445-1515                            Proficiency exam

1515-1715                            hands on proctored exam UTILIZING STICK-IT-2-MER


Contact: [email protected]