Registration Now Open for Fundamentals of Spine
Surgery and Interventional Pain Management
This two-day course will introduce anatomic approaches to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as well as surgical and interventional injection indications,
principles, techniques and skills. Lectures will provide the background for hands-on cadaver sessions where participants will have the opportunity to practice these
techniques with faculty who are considered experts in their fields.
Attendees will have the unique opportunity to learn, about both nonoperative
(interventional injections) and operative (surgical) approaches in the treatment of
spinal disorders. The focus of this educational experience will be to provide the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary in order to benefit the most from spinal
Upon completion of this course, participants should gain strategies to:
• demonstrate fundamental knowledge of spine anatomical structures and their
relationship to each another;
• describe the key anatomic landmarks in the spine necessary to perform safe
interventional and surgical procedures;
• incorporate the knowledge learned and skills acquired during fellowship training and future practice.
This course is open to current spine fellows and to residents participating in match
programs in the following fields: orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, radiology, anesthesiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain management.
Friday, September 15 –
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Specialty Education &
Research Center | Burr Ridge, IL
Srinivas K. Prasad, MD
Edward J. Dohring, MD
Donna M. Lahey, RNFA
The North American Spine Society
designates this live activity for a
maximum of 13. 5 AMA PRA Category
1 Credits™. Physicians should claim
only the credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation in the
SERC is a cutting-edge training facility that is
located less than 20 miles from downtown
Chicago, which is home to a wide array of
dining, shopping and entertainment options.