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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Invited Faculty

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

+1.305.447.6018

www.hyattregencycoralgables.com

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Objectives and 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

  5. Medial or lateral epicondyle injection/fenestration 

  6. Piriformis injection

  7. Hip joint injection

  8. Trochanteric bursa injection

  9. Knee joint injection

  10. Distal ITB peritendon injection

  11. 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
 

Platinum Corporate Partners

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Gold Corporate Partners

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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 ssarver@wapmu.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.