COURSE/MODULE I.

May 12-14,2017
Budapest,Hungary

DAY 1: May 12, 2017, Friday

8:00-8:45 a.m.INTRODUCTION TO INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE
8:45-9:30 a.m. WHAT DO WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EPIDURAL STEROIDS
9:30-10:00 a.m.PROTOCOLS FOR ANTICOAGULATION IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN PROCEDURES
10:00-10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:15 a.m. PHARMACOLOGY OF LOCAL ANESTHETICS, NEUROLYTIC AGENTS AND CONTRASTS DYES
11:15-12:00 a.m. SAFE USE OF IMAGE INTENSIFIER
12:00-1:00 p.m.LUNCH
1:00-2:45 p.m. PRINCIPLES OF RADIOFREQUENCY (HISTORY, MECHANISMS AND INDICATIONS)
1:45-2:15 p.m.PRINCIPLES OF CRYOABLATION (HISTORY, MECHANISMS AND INDICATIONS)
2:15-3:00 p.m. IMAGING EXAMS IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN
3:00-3:30 p.m.COFFEE BREAK
3:30-4:30 p.m.PHYSICAL EXAM OF THE LUMBAR SPINE
4:30-5:30 p.m.RADIOLOGICAL ANATOMY OF THE LUMBAR SPINE

DAY 2: May 13, 2017, Saturday

8:00-8:45 a.m.EPIDURAL BLOCKS: CAUDAL, TRANSFORAMINAL AND INTERLAMINAR
8:45-9:00 a.m. CAUDAL EPIDURAL - live procedure demo
9:00-9:30 a.m.PULSED RF LUMBAR DRG
9:30-10:00 a.m.LUMBAR TRANSFORAMINAL - live procedure demo
10:00-10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:15 a.m.PSEUDOSCIATICA
11:15-12:00 a.m.LUMBAR FACET PAIN: EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT
12:00-1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00-1:30 p.m.LUMBAR FACET RF - live procedure demo
1:30-2:15 p.m.SACROILIAC PAIN: EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT
2:15-3:00 p.m.SI RF DENERVATION - live procedure demo
3:00-3:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
3:30-4:00 p.m.PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF DISCOGENIC LOW BACK PAIN
4:00-4:30 p.m.CURRENT CONCEPTS OF DISCOGRAPHY
4:30-5:00 p.m.DISCOGRAPHY-DISC PRP - live procedure demo
5:00-5:30 p.m.TREATMENT OF DISCOGENIC LOW BACK PAIN

DAY 3: May 14, 2017, Sunday

8:00-5:00 p.m. CADAVER HANDS-ON TRAINING:

•NEEDLE GUIDANCE AND TUNNEL VISION TECHNIQUE

•LUMBAR EPIDURAL BLOCK TECHNIQUES: CAUDAL, INTERLAMINAR AND TRANSFORAMINAL

•LUMBAR FACET JOINT INTERVENTIONS

•SI JOINT INTERVENTIONS

•LUMBAR DISC PROCEDURES


COURSE/MODULE II.

June 2-4 2017
Budapest, Hungary

DAY 1: June 2, 2017, Friday

8:30-9:30 a.m.THORACIC SPINAL PROCEDURES
9:30-10:00 a.m.PRF THORACIC DRG OR FACET OR INTERCOSTAL - live procedure demo
10:00-10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:00 a.m.PRF THORACIC DRG OR FACET OR INTERCOSTAL - live procedure demo
11:00-12:00 p.m.PHYSICAL EXAMINATION OF THE CERVICAL SPINE
12:00-1:00 p.m.LUNCH
1:00-1:45 p.m.CERVICAL FACET PAIN: EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT
1:45-2:30 p.m.CERVICAL FACET RF - live procedure demo
2:30-3:00 p.m. PULSED RF CERVICAL DRG
3:00-3:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
3:30-4:15 p.m.CERVICOGENIC HEADACHE
4:15-5:30 p.m.PRF CERVICAL DRG - live procedure demo

DAY 2: June 3, 2017, Saturday

8:00-8:45 a.m.CAUDAL AND LUMBAR TRANSFORAMINAL NEUROPLASTY: INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUE
8:45-9:15 a.m. CAUDAL AND/OR TRANSFORAMINAL NEUROPLASTY - live procedure demo
9:15-10:00 a.m.THORACIC AND CERVICAL NEUROPLASTY: INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUE
9:30-10:00 a.m.LUMBAR TRANSFORAMINAL - live procedure demo
10:00-10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
10:30-12:00 p.m.2 CASES OF CAUDAL AND/OR TRANSFORAMINAL OR THORACIC OR CERVICAL NEUROPLASTY - live procedure demo
12:00-1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00-2:00 p.m.CURRENT CONCEPTS ON CRPS
2:00-3:00 p.m.SYMPATHETIC BLOCKS AND NEUROLYSIS: INDICATIONS AND TECHNIQUE
3:00-3:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
3:30-4:00 p.m.SYMPATHETIC BLOCK OR NEUROLYSIS - live procedure demo
4:00-5:00 p.m.CANCER PAIN
5:00-5:30 p.m. SYMPATHETIC BLOCK OR NEUROLYSIS - live procedure demo

DAY 3: June 4, 2017, Sunday

8:00-5:00 p.m. CADAVER HANDS-ON TRAINING:

•THORACIC FACET BLOCK/RF

•THORACIC DRG

•CERVICAL FACET BLOCK/RF

•CERVICAL DRG

•STELLATE GANGLION

COURSE/MODULE III.

August 25-27, 2017
Budapest, Hungary

DAY 1: August 25, 2017, Friday

8:00-9:00 a.m.CRANIOFACIAL PROCEDURES: TRIGEMINAL AND SPHENOPALATINE GANGLION
9:00-10:00 a.m.TRIGEMINAL AND/OR SPHENOPALATINE RF - live procedure demo
10:00-10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
10:00-11:00 a.m.ABDOMINAL PAIN
11:00-12:00 p.m.CRYOABLATION OF ILIOINGUINAL /ILIOHYPOGASTRIC NERVES - live procedure demo
12:00-1:00 p.m.LUNCH
1:00-2:00 p.m.PRINCIPLES OF NEUROMODULATION
2:00-3:00 p.m.NEW TRENDS IN NEUROMODULATION (DRG, HIGH FREQUENCY AND PERIPHERAL NERVE)
3:00-3:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
3:30-4:00 p.m.INTRATHECAL DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS
4:30-5:30 p.m.COMPLICATIONS IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN

DAY 2: August 26, 2017, Saturday

8:00-9:00 a.m.US BASICS
9:00-10:00 a.m. US GUIDED ILIOINGUINAL /ILIOHYPOGASTRIC NERVE INJ - live procedure demo
10:00-10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
10:00-11:00 a.m.SPINE US ANATOMY
11:00-12:00 a.m.US GUIDED SELECTIVE NERVE ROOT BLOCK - live procedure demo
12:00-1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00-2:00 p.m.LOWER EXTREMITY US ANATOMY
2:00-3:00 p.m.LIVE MODEL SCANNING
3:00-3:30 p.m.COFFEE BREAK
3:30-4:30 p.m.UPPER EXTREMITY US ANATOMY
4:30-5:30LIVE MODEL SCANNING

DAY 3: August 27, 2017, Sunday

8:00-5:00 p.m. CADAVER HANDS-ON TRAINING:

•LYSIS OF ADHESIONS

•TRIGEMINAL RF

•SPHENOPALATINE GANGLION BLOCK

•VERTEBRAL AUGMENTATION

•SCS

•PUMPS

•USG


COURSE/MODULE IV.

November 3-5, 2017 Budapest, Hungary

DAY 1: November 3, 2017, Friday

8:00-9:00 a.m.REVIEW: CAUDAL, TRANSFORAMINAL AND INTERLAMINAR EPIDURALS
09:00-10:00 a.m. REVIEW: LUMBAR FACET JOINT BLOCKS AND MEDIAL BRANCH BLOCKS/RF
10:00-10:30 a.m.COFFEE BREAK
10:30-11:15 a.m.REVIEW: INTRADISCAL PROCEDURES
11:15-12:00 a.m. REVIEW: CERVICAL DRG AND CERVICAL FACET JOINTS/RF
12:00-1:00 p.m.LUNCH
1:00-2:00 p.m.REVIEW: SYMPATHETIC BLOCKS
2:00-3:00 p.m.REVIEW: EPIDUROPLASTY
3:00-3:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
3:00-4:00 p.m.REVIEW: OROFACIAL PROCEDURES
4:00- 5:00 p.m.REVIEW: SCS AND PUMPS

DAY 2: November 4, 2017, Saturday

8:00-5:00 p.m. CADAVER HANDS-ON TRAINING:

•THORACIC SYMPATHETIC

•SPLANCHNIC/CEALIAC

•LUMBAR SYMPATHETIC

•HYPOGASTRIC PLEXUS

•IMPAR GANGLION




DAY 3: November 5, 2017, Sunday

08:00-10:00 a.m.MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST
12:00-1:00 p.mLUNCH
1:00-5:00 p.m.PRACTICAL TEST
No disc manometry
NO SI simplicity machine