012 Spinal Cord Stimulation-Integrating Pain Management into Your Neurosurgical Practice

Supported by an educational grant from Abbott, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation and Medtronic

Saturday, April 13
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 32AB; SDCC

Fee: $450
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Director(s): Steven M. Falowski, MD, FAANS

Assistant Director(s): Jennifer A. Sweet, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Jeffrey E. Arle, MD, PhD, FAANS; Ahmed M. Raslan, MD, FAANS; Jason M. Schwalb, MD, FAANS; Ashwin Viswanathan, MD, FAANS

This course is designed to give important information on the changing landscape within neurosurgery and pain management. There has been tremendous growth in neuromodulation and its implementation. Discussions will include technique and complication avoidance, a review on healthcare economics and growth, and strategies to implement into your practice.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the various pain management techniques for a neurosurgeon.
  • Identify techniques for implantation of neuromodulation devices.
  • Recognize indications for appropriate patient selection.