WAPMU 6th ANNUAL MEETING and WORKSHOP
“The Future of Pain Medicine”
Miami, Florida USA - February 15-16, 2020
WAPMU 6th ANNUAL MEETING & WORKSHOP
“The Future of Pain Medicine”
The WAPMU's 6th Annual Meeting and Workshops, taking place February 15-16, 2020 in Miami, FL. USA and has already made news in professional outlets and websites. Over the past ten years our members and workshop attendees have contributed to success of our society to become a respectable international organization with almost 2,300 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, Malaysia 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 and hands-on cadaver workshop.
Social activities are planned such as a welcome reception, a cocktail party and networking meetings. You will receive the latest updates about the Certification in Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) examination, which will be conducted by our partnering organization, Word Institute of Pain, on February 17th.
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Cifrian Perez, Manuel MD, Exploraciones Radiológicas Especiales, Spain
DeClerk, Christ MD, Bruge, Belgium
Esser, Stephan MDSE Orthopaedic Specialists, USA
Gofeld, Michael MD, University of Toronto, Canada
Hah, Jennifer MD, Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Hurdle, Mark MD, Mayo Clinic, USA
Pritzlaff, Scott MD, Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Woznica, David MD, Caring Medical Centers, USA
Reddy, Raja MD, Medway Maritime Hospital, UK
Kumar, Pranab MD, University of Toronto, Canada
Mizrahi, Mike MD, Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care, USA
Moriggl, Bernard PhD, MD, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Ottestad, Einar MD, Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Perelman, Sev MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada
Spinner, David DO, Icahn School of Medicine, USA
Interventional Ultrasound in Pain Medicine - Complete Review Course Cadaver Workshop
Preparation Course for CIPS - Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist Exam February 17, 2020
February 15-16, 2020- Miami, FL. USA
Saturday February 15th
Didactic, Demonstration and hands-on training- 8:00am-5:00pm
Sunday February 16th
Cadaver training- 8:00am-4:30pm
Meeting & Workshop Venue
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza,
Coral Gables, FL, 33134 USA
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Objectives and topics to be taught and demonstrated
To improve knowledge of normal cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine and paraspinal anatomy, and to demonstrate and coach spine injection techniques:
Cervical medial branch block
Cervical selective nerve root block
Thoracic medial facet joint block
Lumbar medial branch/facet joint block
Caudal epidural injection
Sacroiliac joint injection
Radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation techniques with ultrasound guidance will be discussed as extracurricular topics
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:
Cervical sympathetic trunk
Greater occipital nerve
Median nerve at wrist
Ulnar nerve at cubital canal
Tibial nerve at tarsal canal
Superior hypogastric block
Cryoablation techniques with ultrasound guidance will be discussed as extracurricular topics
Demonstrate and coach the following musculoskeletal injection techniques:
Bicep tendon (peri)
Glenohumeral Joint (any approach)
Medial or lateral epicondyle injection/fenestration
Hip joint injection
Trochanteric bursa injection
Knee joint injection
Distal ITB peritendon injection
Tibiotalar joint injection
Platinum Corporate Partners
Gold Corporate Partners
This activity is jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and the 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 16.0 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by December 30, 2019 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.