Preconference Courses

8 am–5 pm Thursday, January 11

Continuum of Care from Wearables to Non-Invasive Brain Neuromodulation

Spanning a range of neuropsychiatric indications, this workshop includes theoretical and hands-on practical training on the use of noninvasive neuromodulation. Techniques covered including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), and transcutaneous Spinal Direct Cord Stimulation (tsDCS). Lectures will address mechanisms of noninvasive brain stimulation techniques, common applications, and how noninvasive approach and invasive brain stimulation are complementary in the continuum of patient care and clinical research. The workshop also will cover emerging applications of wearables in medicine.

Target Audience

Provides a broad introduction to types of brain technology and emerging applications relevant to physicians at all levels, scientists, clinical trials regulatory specialists, and engineers.

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8:30 am–4 pm Thursday, January 11

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

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.

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Faculty subject to change.