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Advanced Ultrasound Guided Techniques of the Spine

Dallas, TX. USA

March 24-25, 2018 | 8:00am-5:00pm


World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography


Advanced Ultrasound Guided Techniques of the Spine

Dallas, TX. USA

March 24-25, 2018 | 8:00am-5:00pm


Saturday March 24th - 8:00am-5:00pm

Didactic and Live model hands-on stations

Sunday March 25th - 8:00am-5:00pm

Cadaver Training

Westin Dallas/ Fort Worth Airport Hotel

     4545 West John Carpenter Freeway

              Irvine, TX USA 75063

Westin Dallas/ Fort Worth Airport    Hotel

4545 West John Carpenter Freeway

Dallas, TX. USA

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WAPMU holds this workshop only once a year - Limited space available


12 Full Hours of Hands-On-Training

Residents and Fellows

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Target audience

Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Radiology


The course is designed to provide detailed knowledge of procedural spine anatomy and hands-on training.


Learning Objectives

To improve knowledge of normal cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine and paraspinal anatomy, discuss common abnormalities seen with spine sonography, facet joint radiofrequency neurotomy, provide guide for effective billing strategies for ultrasound-guided spine procedures.

Demonstrate and Train the Following Spine Injection Techniques

Cervical medial branch, Cervical selective nerve root, Cervical sympathetic (stellate ganglion), Thoracic epidural, Thoracic paravertebral, Thoracic medial branch and z-joint, Costo-transverse joint, Lumbar interlaminar and transforaminal epidural, Lumbar median branch and z-joint, Lumbar sympathetic, Lumbar paraspinal muscles (EMG), Caudal epidural, SIJoint, Superior hypogastric plexus and Facet joint radiofrequency neurotomy


Scheduled faculty

Michael Gofeld, M.D., University of Toronto, Canada

Einar Ottestad, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

David Spinner, D.O., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Amitabh Gulati, M.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University

Scott Pritzlaff, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

Jennifer Hah, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine


This activity is jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and the WAPMU.

In-Kind support was provided by the following companies:

ACCME Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Dannemiller and WAPMU. 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..

Designation of Credit for Physicians

Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non-Faculty Disclosure

The WAPMU and Dannemiller staff involved in the development of this activity has no financial relationships with commercial interests.

To resolve identified/potential conflicts of interest, the educational content was fully reviewed by a physician member of the Dannemiller Clinical Content Review Committee who has no financial relationships with commercial interests. The resulting certified activity was found to provide educational content that is current, evidence based and commercially balanced.