WAPMU 4th ANNUAL MEETING and WORKSHOP- February 16-18, 2018 - Miami, FL. USA

Course Date and Time: February 16, 2018 - 8:00am
Price: $2,400.00
Member Price: $2,400.00
 
WAPMU 4th ANNUAL MEETING & WORKSHOP
 
 
Miami, Florida USA - February 16-18, 2018
 
 
 
The WAPMU's 4th Annual Meeting and Workshops, taking place February 16-18, 2018 in Miami, FL. has already made news in professional outlets and websites. Over the past seven years our members and workshop attendees have contributed to success of our society to become a respectable international organization with almost 1,600 members, excellent faculty and worldwide multiple CME-accredited events.  We have invited renowned speakers and workshop instructors from the USA, Canada, UK, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, South Korea, Taiwan, Spain, Argentina and Brazil. The entire WAPMU faculty will be in attendance.
 
The program is meticulously prepared by WAPMU Scientific Committee to highlight important subjects in ultrasonography and clinical aspects of chronic pain medicine. The program includes didactic presentations, demonstrations and hands-on review cadaver workshop.
 
 
Social activities are planned such as a welcome/cocktail reception and networking meetings. You will receive the latest updates about the Certification in Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) examination, which will be conducted by the Word Institute of Pain, on February 19th.
 
                                  
 
Here are three reasons why you should attend:
1.     It is the 4th annual meeting of your society where your voice is heard and your attendance is highly appreciated.
2.     The program includes newest developments, evidence reviews and tools that will be invaluable for  your clinical practice and professional development. Every speaker is selected according to a specific area of expertise and publications.
3.     There are no chronic pain related meetings in February. Miami is a great place to get away from the cold and snow!
 
 
SCHEDULE: February 16-18, 2017-  Miami, FL. USA
 
Friday February 16th- Didactic Lectures- 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday February 17th- Demonstration and hands-on training- 8:00am-5:00pm
Sunday February 18th- Cadaver training- 8:00am-4:30pm
 
Interventional Ultrasound in Pain Medicine (Complete Review Course)
 
Preparation Course for CIPS (Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist Exam)
 
Objectives & Topics to be taught and demonstrated:
Spine:
To improve knowledge of normal cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine and paraspinal anatomy, and to demonstrate and coach spine injection techniques:
1. Cervical medial branch block         
2. Cervical selective nerve root block
3. Thoracic medial facet joint block
4. Lumbar medial branch/facet joint block
5. Subarachnoid injection
6. Caudal epidural injection 
7.  Sacroiliac joint injection
Radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation techniques with ultrasound guidance will be discussed as extracurricular topics
 
Neurosonology:
To improve knowledge of normal anatomy, to discuss and demonstrate common and uncommon sites of entrapment neuropathies, to discuss strategies for prevention of perioperative nerve injuries, to demonstrate practical nerve mapping technique,  to coach  injection techniques:
1. Cervical sympathetic trunk
2. Suprascapular nerve
3. Ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve
4. Greater occipital nerve
5. Median nerve at wrist
6. Ulnar nerve at cubital canal  
7. Intercostal nerve
8. Tibial nerve at tarsal canal
9. Pudendal nerve
10. Superior hypogastric block 
Cryoablation techniques with ultrasound guidance will be discussed as extracurricular topics
 
Musculoskeletal:
Demonstrate and coach  the following musculoskeletal injection techniques:
1. AC joint
2. Bicep tendon (peri)
3. Glenohumeral Joint (any approach) 
4.  Subdeltoid bursa
6. Medial or lateral epicondyle injection/fenestration 
8. Piriformis injection
9. Hip joint injection
10.Trochanteric bursa injection
11. Knee joint injection
12. Distal ITB peritendon injection
13. Tibiotalar joint injection 
 
"The Review Course is designed to help with CIPS examination. Therefore, we expect more experienced attendees who have specific goals. Other techniques, including those that are not included into the syllabus, will be allowed for demonstration and practice when possible. Your instructor will let you know upfront how much time you have. In addition, you will have an opportunity to observe procedures done by the experts and peers and reflect on your own level of readiness for CIPS examination" 
 
 
 
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This activity is jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and the WAPMU.
 

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented by Dannemiller and WAPMU. In support of improving patient care, Dannemiller is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. 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 ssarver@wapmu.org by December 30, 2017 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.