Interventional Pain and Cadaver Workshops University of Birmingham

Our 14th Workshop
 24th-26th October 2018

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What We Offer

We provide the latest information and training on the different procedural interventions used in Pain Medicine. Our internationally recognised interventional pain cadaver workshops cover the current management of pain within a multidisciplinary framework.

Our curriculum is informed by the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain conditions, including those resulting from degenerative or neurological disease and cancer.

Of interest to Consultants in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia, Radiology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Palliative Care and Musculosketal Medicine

Our Faculty

An international faculty will share their expertise through formal and informal discussions with one to one tuition of interventional techniques. The aim is to allow delegates to practice on cadavers a variety of pain interventions under the guidance of renowned interventionalists.

 

Updated Format

 In accordance with the feedback received we reduced the number of lectures to four fundamental lectures addressing the technical aspects of the interventions and increased the time allocated to practice on cadavers.

 

The US section was expanded to include spinal interventions in addition to the musculoskeletal workshop.

 

Optional on day 3 - Specialist workshops (in parallel with the freestyle sessions)

 

The specialist workshops include new cutting-edge techniques provided on demand and depending on interest. These may include SIJ fusion, minimally invasive discectomy, vertebroplasty.

 

Dr Dalvina Hanu-Cernat

Course Director

Dr Hanu-Cernat qualified in Medicine in1989 and trained in Anaesthesia in Birmingham.  She is a Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) through examination of the World Institute of Pain.She is a founder member of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Dr Rajesh Munglani

Pain Medicine Consultant

Dr Munglani qualified from St George’s Hospital, University of London. He was appointed John Farman Professor of The Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1996 for his contribution to pain research. He publishes and lectures in the field of chronic pain, with particular emphasis on basic science and chronic spinal pain including persistent back pain, whiplash injury and Complex Regional Pain Syndromes.

Dr Simon Tordoff

Consultant in Pain Medicine

Consultant in Pain Medicine, trained in Cape Town, South Africa and graduated in 1980. He moved to the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust in 2001 and is based at the Leicester General Hospital. Dr Tordoff also works at the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice (LOROS) where he is involved in the management of patients with cancer-related pain

Dr Sherdil Nath

Pain Medicine Consultant

Dr Nath is a Pain Medicine Consultant at University hospital, Umeå, Sweden since1977.

Involved in Pain therapy since 1972 with spinally mediated pain, especially precision diagnostics and radio-frequency are his main research interests.

I have been teaching and running minimally invasive pain therapy, including cadaver courses in many countries for the last 15 years.

Dr Ron Cooper

Consultant in Pain Medicine

I qualified from QUB in 1981 and have been consultant since 1993 in Anaesthesia & Pain Relief in Causeway and North West Independent Hospitals since 1993. My practice is mainly interventional based, utilizing a large range of interventional procedures, including spinal injections, radiofrequency techniques, trigeminal therapies, neuromodulation techniques

Dr Shyam Balasubramanian

 

Pain Management Consultant

I graduated in India in 1995 and have gained experience in pain management & anaesthesia from 3 continents. In the UK, I specialised in anaesthesia and pain management in East Yorkshire & Warwickshire Schools. I completed a one year Fellowship in Pain Management at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Dr Tony Hammond

Honorary Consultant Physician

Tony Hammond is an honorary consultant physician and rheumatologist at the Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. He supervises a large multi-disciplinary NHS rheumatology practice. Dr Hammond sits on the European Committee of ISIS, and is Co-Chair of the British Pain Interventional Research Group.

Dr Arasu Rayen

Pain Medicine Consultant

  Dr Rayen is currently the Editor of Pain News and was the Clinical Director of the Pain Management department at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, leading and promoting MDT assessment and treatment of patients with chronic pain. He is founder and chair of West Midlands Pain Management Consultant forum

Dr Surabhi Choudhari

Consultant musculoskeletal radiologist

Dr Choudhary, specialist consultant musculoskeletal radiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust. Special interests include imaging of joint diseases including sport related injuries of the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist with MRI, Ultrasound and CT scan.

Dr. Arun Bhaskar

Consultant in Anaesthetics

 Dr. Bhaskar is the current secretary of the World Society of Pain Clinicians and an  member of the Council of the British Pain Society.  He is an executive liaison of Interventional SIG, Neuropathic pain SIG and Cancer pain SIG of the British Pain Society.  He is also a council member of the Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland and also advises NICE on interventional procedures.

Dr Sandeep Kapur

Consultant Anaesthetist, Pain Management Specialist

A specialist in chronic pain management with a special interest in neuromodulation. Dr Kapur has been a consultant since 2007 at Dudley NHS Trust and joined UHB to develop a spinal cord stimulation service

Dr William Rea

Consultant in Pain Management

Dr Rea became consultant in 2012 and has an interest in abdominopelvic pain. Dr Rea holds pelvic pain clinics at UHB and Birmingham Women's Hospital. He is also an anaesthetist at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and also college tutor for anaesthesia

meet our Faculty....

"Good cadaver quality, good radiographers, comprehensive workshops."

Why are we so good at what we do?

Experience

Our faculty are some of the most experienced and most highly-regarded experts in the field and include Consultants in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia, Rheumatology and Consultant Radiologists and Consultant Neurologists. We offer a breadth of expertise that enables us to teach a very wide range of interventional techniques. More about out faculty here.

"Came second time to the course"

"Very good presenters and programme in general"

"Excellent course. Most important for the course was the expert /delegate ratio."

"We’ll come back to the course – excellent workshops"

"A good range of topics covered"

Programme

24 - 26 October 2018
Venue : Education and Conference Centre

City Hospital, Nottingham NG5IPB

 

 

Recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 15 CPD points

 

Cranio-cervical, thoracic, lumbar and pelvic interventions

Neuromodulation – spinal and peripheral

Musculoskeletal ultrasound guided interventions

Day 1: Four technical lectures (on how to) then Cadaver Workshops (5 CPD)

Days 2& 3: Cadaver Workshops

 

Venue: Nottingham (due to building works at University of Birmingham site)

Cost: £1200

 

Schedule Day 1

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Technical lectures and workshops



Radiofrequency ablation of the lumbar facet joints

Radiofrequency ablation of the thoracic facet joints

Lumbar nerve root blocks

Thoracic nerve root blocks

Epiduroscopy

Cervical epidural

 Vertebroplasty

Hypogastric plexus blocks

 Neuromodulation

US guided procedures (lower limb, abdomen, lumbar area

 

Schedule Day 2

Schedule Day 3

  Friday 26 October 2018

Workshop



 Radiofrequency ablation of the cervical facet joints

Cervical nerve root blocks

 Cervical disc procedures

Stellate ganglion blocks

Trigeminal and sphenopalatine ganglion interventions

Neuromodulation - spinal and peripheral lead placement

Advanced neuromodulation

Freestyle sessions

US guided musculoskeletal procedures (head and neck)

 

Thursday 25 October 2018

Workshop




Thoracic splanchincectomy

Disc procedure

Pudendal nerve blocks

 Genicular nerve blocks

 Lumbar sympathectom

Sacroiliac joint procedures – intraarticular injections, denervation

Neuromodulation

US guided musculoskeletal procedures (upper limb, trunk)

Check out our Information

Key information

New Venue

Education & Conference Centre

City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB

 

Cost

£1200

 

CPD

Royal College of Anaesthetists 15 CPD Points


Protective white gowns provided but you can bring your own scrubs for comfort.

Format

Day one

09.00 - 11.00 Lectures and presentation of techniques

11.30 - 17.45 Workshops

 

Day two

09.00 - 09.30 Guest lecture

10.00 - 18.00 Workshops

 

Day three

09.00 - 16.00 Workshops

13.00 - 16.00 Special workshop (optional in parallel with freestyle sessions)

Registration

Education & Conference Centre

City HDspital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB

0121 627 2000

 

Registration is between 8.30 – 8.50.
If you get lost on the day please ring 07976 697761.

 

Lectures

Day one
  09.00 - 09.10  Welcome

  09.10 - 09.30  Shadows, shapes
  & shades of grey, Dr Dalvina
  Hanu-Cernat, Birmingham

  09.30 - 10.15   Radiofrequency
  ablation Dr Sherdil Nath, Sweden
  10.15 - 10.45  US guided procedures
  Dr Surabhi Choudhary, Consultant
  Radiologist,   UHB -

10:45 onwards  workshops
Full schedule of all three days on printable PDF here

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For further information please call Lynne Murphy

 

+44 121 371 5100

lynne.murphy@uhb.nhs.uk

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Interventional Pain and Cadaver Workshops University of Birmingham
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Interventional Pain and Cadaver Workshops University of Birmingham
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