Awake DBS Conference Coming in March

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Awake Techniques for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery: A Practical Course for Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, and Clinical Neurophysiologists

When: March 1 – March 2, 2015
Location: Pines Lodge, Beaver Creek, CO
Course Director: Adam Hebb, MD, FRCSC and Aaron Haug, MD
Faculty: Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Neuropsychology, Neuroanesthesia
Tuition: Physicians $350 / Residents and Allied Health Professionals $175
Register: CLICK HERE to register online. Please contact Tim Hermann at 303-357-5449 or Please book you hotel room through Pines Lodge. Special rates available. Come early and ski! To book you room, call 1-877-820-7669 ext. 2 Group Code: CL5NEU
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Course Objectives:

  1. Identify appropriate surgical candidates for DBS surgery
  2. Manipulate DBS programming parameters to optimize
    patient outcomes for DBS
  3. Discuss side effects of DBS therapy and strategies to
    minimize these side effects
  4. Develop strategy for a multidisciplinary team for DBS
    surgery and patient management
  5. Formulate a surgical plan based on complex intraoperative data from multiple sources: Microelectrode recording, clinical testing of movement disorder signs, medical imaging
  6. Demonstrate proper use of surgical instruments used in DBS surgery

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