2nd Monothematic Conference

SPRING MONOTHEMATIC MEETING – "CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT AT A GLANCE"


Date: April 3-7, 201​​7
Venue: Algarve, Portugal ​  

The monothematic meeting has a focus on a sp​ecific topic and for a limited number of participants. 

Sessions include:

  • Low Back Pain and Sciatica
  • Anatomy and physiology involved Pharmacology and minimally invasive interventions
  • Building up the knowledge and the decision process for therapeutic selection ​
  • Chronic Pain Post surgery and Injury
  • Predisposing factors 
  • Pharmacology and therapeutic lines 
  • US and Interventions in chronic pain a practical perspective
  • Pain Physician Approach to cancer pain. Interventional procedures and its rationale for application 
  • Neuromodulation procedures in Cancer patients 
  • Understanding Neuropathic pain and exchange of information with patient Neurobiology related to mechanisms of pain 
  • Neuroimmune aspects of pain. Assessment of pain​
  • CRPS science and clinical management 
  • Neuromodulation in chronic non cancer pain. Current neurostimulation proposals from the periphery to the spinal cord

This conference is the official ESRA course for preparation to the European Diploma of Pain Medicine (EDPM) exam. To view more details, please click here
Don’t miss this opportunity!

European Diploma of Pain Medicine (EDPM) exam will take place during the Annual ESRA Congress in Lugano on 14 September, 2017, 12:00- 14:00

WORKSHOP VENUE​

Conrad Algarve Hotel
Estr. Q.ta do Lago, 
8135-106 
Almancil, Portugal​ 
Phone: +351 289 350 700

​​​To book a ​room please click ​​h​ere​​​


LIABILITY AND INSURANCE

The Congress Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.







Conference is limited to 120 participants


REGISTRATION FEES:

Registration fees in EUR. Fees apply to payments received prior to the indicated deadlines.
 
Early Registration
Up to and Inclu​ding 1 March, 2017
Regular Registration
From 2 March, 2017
Full Participant ESRA Members*€ 750€ 850
Full Participant Non Members€ 850€ 950
Trainee / Student**€ 550€ 650
 * ESRA Members who wish to benefit from the reduced registration rates must have renewed their membership for 2017 prior to registering to the Workshop.

** Trainee / Student : An official letter of the institution (PDF format), originally stamped and signed by the head of the department confirming this status must be uploaded during the registration process.

Fees for all Conference Participants include:


  • Participation in all scientific sessions
  • Programme
  • Coffee breaks
  • ​Invitation to the Welcome Reception


PAYMENT METHODS:

Payment of registration fees (in EUR) can be made as follows:

By Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

By Bank Transfer:  Additional 30 Euro commission is required
Please make drafts payable to: 
Account Name: Kenes International "ESRA Spring 2017 Congress Almancil"
Bank details: Credit Suisse Geneva, 1211 Geneva 70, Switzerland
Bank Code: 4835
Swift Address: CRESCHZZ12A
IBAN No: CH82 0483 5069 3980 5288 7
Account No: (in EUR):  693980-52-887

* Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source in addition to the registration and accommodation fees.
* Please make sure the name of the conference and the participant are stated on the bank transfer.

Registration will only be valid upon receipt of the full payment by the registration department according to the deadline indicated. An email confirming registration will only be sent after receipt of the required fees.

Outstanding payments will be collected on-site and charged the on-site rate. A copy of the bank transfer (or other proof of payment) will be required in the event that registration fees were not credited to the meeting account on time.

Accommodation:

It is recommended​ to book early, as the hotel gets very busy this time of year.
For​ accommodation ​boo​king please ​use the link belo​w for special rates and availability for the ESRA participants.​​
Single room - 200€
Double ​room - 220€​​
​​​To book a ​room please click ​​h​ere​​​.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY:

All cancellations must be faxed or emailed:

In case of cancellation at any stage, Bank transfer admission fee (30 Euro) will not be refunded - applicable to Bank transfer payment only.

  • Cancellations received until and including March 2, 2017 - full refund.
  • ​Cancellations received between March 3 and March 22, 2017 - 50% will be refunded.
  • As of March 23, 2017 – no refund will be made.

ESRA SPRING 2017 Registration Department






Rue François-Versonnex 7
1207 Geneva
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 908 0488
Fax:+41 22 906 9140
E-mail: reg_esrasc17@kenes.com ​


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Chronic Pain Management at a Glance

2nd ESRA Spring Monothematic Conference

April 3 - 7, 2017
Conrad Algarve Hotel
Portugal
This conference is a preparation course for the European Diploma of Pain Medicine (EDPM) exam. To view more details, please click here.


Monday, April 3
15:00 – 16:00 Registration
16:00 – 17:30

Opening of meeting Sam Eldabe EDPM Chairman
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Diagnostic Criteria

Classification

Symptoms and Signs

Therapeutic Options

Sam Eldabe, UK

17:30 – 17:50Coffee break
17:50 – 19:00

Chronic Pain Post surgery and Injury

Physiology

Predisposing factors

Pharmacology and therapeutic lines

Sam Eldabe, UK

19:00Welcome reception
Tuesday, April 4
08:00 – 09:30Session 2:
US and Interventions in chronic pain a practical perspective
Cervical Medial-Branch and Facet Joint Injections. Stellate Ganglion Occippital Nerve; Suprascapular & Shoulder Joint and Bursa Model, ultrasonography station and machine connected to screen in the room
Rotation of some participants with the demonstrator
 Andrzej Krol. UK
09:30 –10:00Coffee break
10:00 - 11:30Session 2:
US and Interventions in chronic pain a practical perspective
Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Caudal Epidural Injections, Hip and Knee Joint and Bursa Scan, Pudendal Nerve Injection
Piriformis muscle and geniculate knee nerves block Model, ultrasonography station and machine connected to screen in the room
Rotation of some participants with the demonstrator
 Andrzej Krol. UK
Wednesday April 5
08:00 – 09:30Session 3:
Neuromodulation procedures in Cancer patients
Dennis Dupoiron, France
09:30 –10:00Coffee break
10:00 - 11:30Pain Physician Approach to cancer pain. Interventional procedures and its rationale for application
Pasquale De Negri, Italy
Thursday, April 6
08:00 – 09:30Session 4:
Understanding Neuropathic pain and exchange of information with patient
Neurobiology related to mechanisms of pain • Neuroimmune aspects of pain. Assessment of pain.
Pasquale De Negri, Italy
09:30 –10:00Coffee break
10:00 - 11:30

Low Back Pain and Sciatica:
Anatomy and physiology involved
Pharmacology and invasive interventions
Building up the knowledge and the decision process for therapeutic selection
Roger Strachan, UK

The Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Definition and Therapeutic Options

Roger Strachan, UK

Friday, April 7
08:00 – 09:30 Session 5:
Neuromodulation in chronic non-cancer pain. Current neurostimulation proposals from the periphery to the spinal cord.
Eric Buchser, Switzerland
10:00 - 11:30Questions

Last Name

First Name

Title

Affiliation

Buchser

Eric

Dr.

Senior consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management Department and Neuromodulation Centre at the EHC-Hôpital de Morges, Switzerland

De Negri

Pasquale

 Dr.

Clinical Cancer Center IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico della Basilicata – Rionero in Vulture 

Dupoiron

Dennis

 Dr.

Cancer Pain Specialist Center Paul Papin Angers France 

Eldabe

Sam

 Prof.

Professor of Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia School of  Medicine Pharmacy and Health, Durham University

Consultant Anaesthetist, The James Cook University Hospital

Strachan

Roger 

MD FRCSE FRCS(SN)

James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK

Król

Andrzej 

 Dr.

Clinical Lead for Regional anaesthesia at St George's University Hospital


Commitment to the Highest Standards in CME/CPD

Kenes is committed to being a valuable and knowledgeable partner in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, and effective CME/CPD programs. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organization contributing to improving health outcomes by:

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  • Championing best practice in CME/CPD
  • Maintaining and improving standards
  • Mentoring and educating
  • Working in collaboration with critical stakeholders

Membership in the Good CME Practice Group illustrates the Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, effective and financially viable medical events.

Educational Objectives 

After participating in this educational event, learners should be able to:
  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Discuss the anatomy and physiology involved pharmacology and minimally invasive interventions.
  • - Describe pain physician approach to cancer pain and its interventional procedures for application.
  • Summarise neuromodulation procedures in Cancer patients.
  • Distinguish neuromodulation in chronic non cancer pain and the current neurostimulation proposals from the periphery to the spinal cord.
  • Summarise neuroimmune aspects of pain.
  • Enhance dialogue between clinicians and researchers in the field of obstetric anesthesia as a means of further developing individual expertise.
 

Target Audience 

The target audience is clinical practitioners and residents/research fellows that are practicing pain management.


Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The 2nd ESRA Spring Monothematic Conference is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net

The 2nd ESRA Spring Monothematic Conference is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 15 European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. 

American Medical Association (AMA)
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca


Credit Breakdown

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

 

Day Maximum Credits
Monday, April 3, 2017 3
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 3
Thursday, April 6, 2017 3
Friday, April 7, 2017 3
Total Credits: 15

 

 

To Receive Your CME/CPD Certificate 

The CME/CPD certificate will be available after completing the online evaluation and credit claiming procedure. The process takes about 5 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of CME/CPD accreditation and helps improve future educational offerings.

Before May 5, 2017:

1. Access the online system via any of the following

              - Visit the following link
              - Please note that web browsers Mozilla Firefox 2.X or higher, or Google Chrome are recommended
             - Visit the CME/CPD Accreditation page on the event website
             - Follow the link in the email sent at the end of the event

2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation
3. Complete the credit claim form and submit
4. The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; fill-in and retain for your personal records

Kindly note that the 2nd ESRA Spring Monothematic Meeting online evaluation will be active on the last day of the meeting. You will then be able to access it and claim your CME/CPD certificate.

 

Disclosure and Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest. Disclosure information is evaluated and conflicts of interest resolved. Disclosure is made to participants prior to the activity. Participants will be asked on the evaluation to assess the objectivity and independence of the event. 


It is recommended​ to book early, as the hotel gets very busy this time of year.

For​ accommodation ​boo​king please ​use the link belo​w for special rates and availability for the ESRA participants.​​

Single room - 200€

Double ​room - 220€​​

​​​To book a ​room, please click ​​h​ere​​​.

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