Chronic Neck and Headache Pain Workshop- March 12-13, 2016 Atlanta, GA USA

Course Date and Time: March 12, 2016 - 9:00am
Chronic Neck and Headache Pain Workshop
(Interventional Pain Procedures)
March 12-13, 2016- Atlanta, GA. USA
Saturday March 12- Didactic and Live model hands-on stations- 8:00am-5:00pm
Sunday March 13- Cadaver training- 8:00am-5:00pm
ONLY 4 Positions Remain Available
Hotel & Workshop Venue:
W Hotel Atlanta Midtown
188 14th Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA. 30361 USA
Phone: +1-404-892-6000
12 Full hours of Hands-on Training
Objectives & Topics to be taught and demonstrated:
  • Mediacally Intractable Chronic Headaches 
  • Whiplash Associated Disorders and Post-Traumatic Chronic Neck Pain
  • Peripheral nerve blocks for head and neck pain 
  • Botulinum Toxin for Headaches and Neck Pain
  • Autonomic Blockade for Headaches and Facial Pain 
  • Neuroablation (Chemical, Cryoablation, Radiofrequency) for Headaches, Face and Neck Pain
  • Non-Invasive and Minimally-Invasive Nerve Stimulation for Headaches and Facial Pain  
 Hands-On Station Rotations:

                      Station 1: Face Anatomy (dissection)

                      Station 2: Neck Anatomy (dissection)

                      Station 3: Face Sonoanatomy

                      Station 4: Cervical Spine Sonoanatomy

                      Station 5: Neck Sonoanatomy

                      Station 6: Phantom Training (injections, cryoablation, RFA) 


            Cadaver Station Rotations:

        Station 1: Posterior Head and Neck: greater occipital nerve, third occipital nerve, posterior auricular nerve interventions

        Station 2: Anterior Neck I: peripheral nerve and muscle interventions

        Station 3: Anterior Neck II: nerve root, sympathetic chain, vagus interventions 

        Station 4: Cervical medial branches: cryoablation, radiofrequency

        Station 5: Face and scalp injections and cryoablaton

        Station 6: Peripheral nerve stimulation 

Educational & Scientific Planning Committee:
Michael Gofeld, M.D., Associate Professor, St. Michaels Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toronto
Einar Ottestad, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Stanford University School of Medicine 
Anne Agur, M.D., Department of Anatomy, University of Toronto
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Supporting Companies: 
This activity is jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and the WAPMU.
ACCME Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Dannemiller and WAPMU.  Dannemiller is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Dannemiller is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Designation of Credits: Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of "16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™". Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ADA statement:Dannemiller and the WAPMU fully comply with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact Scot Sarver at by February 15, 2016 to receive service.
Faculty Disclosure: As a provider accredited by ACCME, Dannemiller must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.