Surgical Technique for Partial Joint Denervation Workshop: Upper & Lower Extremity 2017
Course Directors: Richard A. Berger, M.D., Ph.D.; Marco Rizzo, M.D.; Robert J. Spinner, M.D.
Guest Course Director: A. Lee Dellon, M.D., Ph.D.
Joint pain is often related to bones, ligaments and cartilage and treated with anti-inflammatory medications or reconstruction surgery. When joint pain persists, a neural etiology must be considered.
It is the purpose of this workshop to discuss the anatomy, nerve block technique and surgical approach to partial joint denervation of the wrist, elbow, shoulder, knee and ankle. Didactic sessions will include evidence-based approaches to surgery and cadaver dissection in which each attendee will have both an upper and lower extremity specimen to dissect under the guidance of surgeons experienced in these techniques.
Registration Fee: $2,500.00
This course is designed for Neurosurgeons, Hand Surgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Peripheral Nerve Surgeons and Anesthesiologists.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Identify the neural anatomy of upper & lower extremity joints
- Recognize the indications requiring a nerve block for upper & lower extremity joints
- Translate the method of how to do a nerve block for upper & lower extremity joints
- Demonstrate the surgical approach to partial joint denervation of upper & lower extremity joints.
Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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