Advanced Practice Provider Course (PAs, NPs, Nurses): A to Z in Neuromodulation Featured

8:30 am–4 pm Thursday, January 11

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.

Learning Objectives

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.