This course will provide advanced practice providers (APPs) an overview of topics in neuromodulation through lectures, case studies, panel discussions, and a Jeopardy board review. The material will be presented by physician and APP faculty and will be relevant for anyone with an interest in neuromodulation or working in a pain management, neurosurgery, neurology, orthopedic, or physical medicine and rehabilitation practice.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe basic neuromodulation interventions as related to pain and movement disorders, specifically spinal cord stimulation, targeted drug delivery, and deep brain stimulation.
- Identify patient populations who may benefit from established neuromodulation therapies and describe initial work-up with interventions.
- Recognize factors that may lead to complications and poor outcomes with neuromodulation therapies in individual patients.
- Discuss current research and developments in neuromodulation, modes of therapy, newly approved therapy options and treatment alternatives for the management of patients with pain and movement disorders.
The learner will have a better understanding of neuromodulation therapies and the patients who would benefit from them.
This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
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