Advancing the Science of Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Ultrasound for Pain Medicine Workshop

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Ultrasound for Pain Medicine Workshop [Link to top]

Course Description

New to Toronto Ultrasound for Pain Intervention Workshop

  1. Introduction session for ultrasound novice (100 min)
  2. Full day lecture and group demonstration
  3. Group demonstration on demand session
  4. Radiofrequency technique to hip and knee
  5. Full day live model scan and anatomy prosection teaching
  6. All-you-can-scan session with faculty supervision
  7. Optional practice session

Course Fee Structure

Introductory course: $200
Two-day course (lectures + live model scan-no intro course): $1200
Two-day course and intro course: $1,400
Lecture and group demonstration only (Day 1 only): $400

Available Dates [Link to top]

May 12 - 13, 2017

Program Guide [Link to top]

Friday Day 1
University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle
07:00 Registration and Breakfast
08:00 Introductory Course: Ultrasound Basic and Knobology
08:45 Introductory Course: Hands-on Practice
09:30 Registration
09:45 Welcome and Pretest
10:30 Ilioinguinal, Genitofemoral, Pudendal Nerves, and Deep Gluteal Region
11:15 Question and Answer
11:30 Musculoskeletal: Shoulder
12:00 Question and Answer
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Occipital Nerve, Cervical Sympathetic Chain, Suprascapular Nerve and Intercostal
14:00 Spine: Cervical, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and Caudal
14:45 Question and Answer
15:00 Break
15:30 Musculoskeletal: Hip and Knee
16:10 Question and Answer
16:20 Scan on Request
17:00 Post test
Saturday Day 2
University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle
07:00 Breakfast with Faculty
08:00 Stations 1 - 7
09:00 Stations 1 - 7
10:00 Break
10:15 Stations 1 - 7
11:15 Stations 1 - 7
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Stations 1 - 7
14:00 Stations 1 - 7
15:00 Stations 1 - 7
16:00 All you can scan with faculty
17:45 Adjourn
Model Station - Station 1, 2, 3
Cadaver Station - Station 4, 5, 6
Anatomy Station - Station 7

Topics Include:

Upper trunk: Cervical Sympathetic Block, Suprascapular N, Intercostal N, Ilioinguinal / GFN
Lower Trunk: Lumbar Facet, SIJ, Caudal, Piriformis, Pudendal
Musculoskeletal: Shoulder, Hip, Knee

Faculty [Link to top]

University of Toronto Faculty:
Philip Peng, MBBS, FRCPC (Course Director)
Anuj Bhatia, MD, FRCA
Paul Tumber, MD, FRCPC
Harpreet Sangha, MD
Geoff Bellingham, MD
Collin Clarke, MD
Mauricio Forero, MD
David Flamer, MD
Anne Agur, MD

Guest Faculty:
Arun Gupta, MD (Calgary)

CME Credits [Link to top]


Syllabus [Link to top]

Registered attendees please use your pin code to access the course syllabus below:

Pain Workshop Syllabus

*Please note, your pin code will be emailed to you once the syllabus becomes available.

Accommodation [Link to top]

The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto (Yonge/College)
The Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
The Eaton Chelsea Hotel (Gerrard/Bay Streets)
The Holiday Inn Bloor/Yorkville (Bloor/Avenue Road)
The Park Hyatt (Bloor/Avenue Road)
The Marriott Eaton Centre (Dundas/Bay Street)

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Registration [Link to top]

The registration fee will include complimentary meals (breakfast, lunch, breaks), didactic lectures, hands on practical sessions and examination.

Fee: $200 - 1400 (Canadian)
When: May 12 - 13, 2017
Where: University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle

Registration Process:
Register early for guaranteed attendance!
Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration forms are accepted by Mail or Fax.

Please send registration form to:
Christine Drane
Departmental Administrator
Department of Anesthesia
Toronto Western Hospital
University Health Network
399 Bathurst St., McL 2-405
Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
Tel. 416-603-5118
Fax. 416-603-6494

Cancellation/Refund Policy:
The full registration fee less $100 administration fee will be refunded, if written notice of cancellation (e-mail or fax) is received no later than 21 days prior to the workshop date. No refund for cancellation less than 21 days. Registration may be transferred among colleagues or be applied to a future course within one year. In the unlikely event that a course is rescheduled or cancelled, pre-paid registrants will be given the opportunity to transfer to a future course or may receive a full refund. The course organizer will not be responsible for any travel and/or lodging reimbursements.

Directions to University of Toronto, Medical Sciences Building [Link to top]

1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON, Canada
M5S 1A8
Telephone: (416) 978-2690

Driving Directions:
Take the Gardiner Expressway, exit on Spadina Avenue and travel northbound to College Street. Make a right (eastbound) until you get to King's College Road. MSB is on the southeast side of the circle.

Public Transit:
The most convenient subway station is Queen's Park Station.

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