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Ultrasound for Pain Medicine Workshop
This is a 2-day intensive ultrasound hands-on cadaver workshop offered to physicians who wish to learn ultrasound guided nerve block procedures for chronic pain management. At the end of this introductory course, participants would have acquired a sound knowledge of ultrasound imaging and needling techniques for chronic block procedures.
Course Description
The course will cover a number of selected nerve block procedures for chronic pain management involving neuraxial, peripheral nerve and soft tissue structures.
• Pelvic Block
• Spine
• MSK-Shoulder and Knee
• Elbow
• Ankle and Hip
• Cervical Facet
• GON and Cervical Sympathetic Chain
Distinguishing Features:
• Interactive lectures with scanning demonstration on live models
• Hands on practice sessions (live models, spine phantoms)
• Participants will be taught on phantoms and live models how to perform the different blocks that are used for chronic pain.
• Each presentation will include 25% of the time devoted to questions and answers.
Early registration is encouraged. Each workshop will be limited to a maximum of 34 registrants. This course will be taught by University of Toronto faculty at the Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital.
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Available Dates
April 17 - 18, 2015
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Program Guide
Day 1
07:30 Registration and Breakfast
08:30 Introduction and Pre-test with iClickers
09:15 Piriformis, Pudendal N, Suprascapular N, Intercostals N Injection
10:00 Lumbar Facet Nerve, Sacroiliac Joint, Caudal Canal
10:35 Question and Answer
11:00 Break
11:15 Musculoskeletal (Shoulder)
11:40 Musculoskeletal (Hip and Knee)
12:15 Cervical Sympathetic Block, Ilioinguinal/Genitofemoral Nerve
12:40 Question and Answer
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Workstation 1 - 5 (scanning live model)
14:40 Workstation 1 - 5 (scanning live model)
15:20 Break
15:50 Workstation 1 - 5 (scanning live model)
16:30 Workstation 1 - 5 (scanning live model)
17:10 Workstation 1 - 5 (scanning live model)
17:50 Adjournment

Topics Include:
Upper trunk: Cervical Sympathetic Block, Suprascapular N, Intercostal N, Ilioinguinal / GFN
Lower Trunk: Lumbar Facet, SIJ, Caudal, Piriformis, Pudendal
Musculoskeletal: Shoulder, Hip, Knee
Day 2
07:45 Breakfast with Faculty
08:30 Workstation 1 - 7
09:15 Workstation 1 - 7
10:00 Break
10:30 Workstation 1 - 7
11:15 Workstation 1 - 7
12:00 Lunch and Post-test with iClickers
13:00 Workstation 1 - 7
13:45 Workstation 1 - 7
14:30 Workstation 1 - 7
15:15 Free Station
16:00 Adjournment
Topics Include:
Upper trunk: Cervical Sympathetic Block, Suprascapular N, Intercostal N, Ilioinguinal / GFN
Lower Trunk: Lumbar Facet, SIJ, Caudal, Piriformis, Pudendal
Musculoskeletal: Shoulder, Hip, Knee

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Faculty
University of Toronto Faculty:
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC (Course Director)
Anuj Bhatia, MD, FRCA
Paul Tumber, MD, FRCPC
Neilesh Soneji, MD
Harpreet Sangha, MD
John Hanlon, MD
Michael Gofeld, MD
Anne Agur, MD

Research Staff:
Noam Ami, MSc, CRA
Cindy Jin, MD
Cyrus Tse, SBSc
Guest Faculty:
Collin Clarke, MD
Geoff Bellingham, MD
Mauricio Forero, MD
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CME Credits
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the University of Toronto (TBA).

This program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, for up to TBA Mainpro-M1 credits.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education of The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto designates this educational activity for a maximum number of TBA AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

As a result of a reciprocal agreement between the EACCME and the AMA, European registrants may claim TBA AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as equivalent.
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Syllabus
Registered attendees please use your pin code to access the course syllabus below:

   Pain Workshop Syllabus

*Please note, your pin code will be emailed to you once the syllabus becomes available.
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Accommodation
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Registration
The registration fee will include complimentary meals (breakfast, lunch, breaks), didactic lectures, hands on practical sessions and examination.

Fee: $1,200 (Canadian)
When: April 17 - 18, 2015
Where: University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle

Registration Process:
Register early for guaranteed attendance!
Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration forms are accepted by Mail or Fax.

Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Online Registration Form
Or
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
E-mail: christine.drane@uhn.ca

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.
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Directions to University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle
Address:
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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