Advancing the Science of Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Ultrasound for Pain Medicine Workshop

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Course Description

New to Toronto Ultrasound for Pain Intervention Workshop

  1. Full day lecture and group demonstration
  2. Group demonstration on demand session
  3. Radiofrequency technique to hip and knee
  4. Full day live model scan and anatomy prosection teaching
  5. All-you-can-scan session with faculty supervision
  6. Optional practice session

Course Fee Structure

Two-day course (Staff Physicians): $1200 CAD + Tax
Two-day course (Trainees): $700 CAD + Tax
Lecture and group demonstration only (Day 1 only): $400 CAD + Tax

Available Dates [Link to top]

November 2 - 3, 2019

Program Guide [Link to top]

Day 1
Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St., Eaton Wing 1-429/430
08:00 Welcome and introduction to ASRA MSK & Pain Certificate Exam
Lecture and interactive demonstration (Upper trunk)
08:15 Greater occipital N, suprascapular N, stellate ganglion, intercostal N
09:20 Shoulder
10:00 Question and Answer
10:15 Break
Lecture and interactive demonstration (Lower trunk peripheral N)
10:30 Ilioinguinal, genitofemoral, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
11:00 Pudendal nerves, and deep gluteal region
11:30 Question and Answer
12:00 Lunch
Lecture and interactive demonstration (Hip, knee, ankle and SIJ)
13:00 Intervention for osteoarthritis of knee-where is the evidence?
13:20 Hip joint, trochanteric bursa, knee and ankle joint
14:00 Sacroiliac joint
14:20 Question and Answer
14:40 Break
Lecture and interactive demonstration (Denervation)
15:00 Anatomy, sonoanatomy and intervention of hip, knee and SIJ innervation
15:45 Question and Answer / Scan on request
16:30 Adjourn
Day 2
University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle
07:30 Breakfast with Faculty
08:00 Stations 1 - 8
09:00 Stations 1 - 8
10:00 Break
10:15 Stations 1 - 8
11:15 Stations 1 - 8
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Stations 1 - 8
14:00 Stations 1 - 8
15:00 Break
15:15 Stations 1 - 8
16:15 Stations 1 - 8
17:15 Adjourn
Model Station
Station 1 (GON/LFCN/ICS)
Station 2 (Pudendal/Piriformis/IIN/GFN)
Station 3 (Shoulder)
Station 4 (Hip & knee denervation; GTPS)

Cadaver Station
Station 5 (Hip/Knee/ankle joint)
Station 6 (SIJ/SIJ RFA/SSN)
Station 7 (IL/IH/SGB/LFCN)

Anatomy Station
Station 8 (Prosections, blue phantom)

Faculty [Link to top]

University of Toronto Faculty:
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC (Course Director)
Paul Tumber, MD, FRCPC
Pranab Kumar, MD
David Flamer, MD
Yasmine Hoydonckx, MD
Harp Sangha, MD
Nimish Mittal, MD
Sham Baig, MD
Anuj Bhatia, MD, FRCA
Mani Rajarathinam, MD
Neilesh Soneji, MD, FRCPC
James Khan, MD
Geoff Bellingham, MD
Mauricio Forero, MD
John Tran, MD
Anne Agur, MD

CME Credits [Link to top]


Syllabus [Link to top]

Registered attendees please use your pin code to access the course syllabus below:

*Please note, your pin code will be emailed to you once the syllabus becomes available.

Accommodation [Link to top]

The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto (Yonge/College)
The Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
The Eaton Chelsea Hotel (Gerrard/Bay Streets)
The Holiday Inn Bloor/Yorkville (Bloor/Avenue Road)
The Park Hyatt (Bloor/Avenue Road)
The Marriott Eaton Centre (Dundas/Bay Street)

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Registration [Link to top]

The registration fee will include complimentary meals (breakfast, lunch, breaks), didactic lectures, hands on practical sessions and examination.

Fee: $400 - $1200 (Canadian) + Tax
When: Nov 2 - 3, 2019
Where: TGH, 200 Elizabeth St., Eaton Wing 1-429/430 and University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle

Registration Process:
Registration is FULL

Please send registration form to:
Christine Drane
Departmental Administrator
Department of Anesthesia
Toronto Western Hospital
University Health Network
399 Bathurst St., McL 2-405
Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
Tel. 416-603-5118
Fax. 416-603-6494

Cancellation/Refund Policy:
The full registration fee less $100 administration fee will be refunded, if written notice of cancellation (e-mail or fax) is received no later than 21 days prior to the workshop date. No refund for cancellation less than 21 days. Registration may be transferred among colleagues or be applied to a future course within one year. In the unlikely event that a course is rescheduled or cancelled, pre-paid registrants will be given the opportunity to transfer to a future course or may receive a full refund. The course organizer will not be responsible for any travel and/or lodging reimbursements.

Directions to University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building [Link to top]

1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON, Canada
M5S 1A8
Telephone: (416) 978-2690

Driving Directions:
Take the Gardiner Expressway, exit on Spadina Avenue and travel northbound to College Street. Make a right (eastbound) until you get to King's College Road. MSB is on the southeast side of the circle.

Public Transit:
The most convenient subway station is Queen's Park Station.

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