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Course Fees

  • Doctors (Specialists and Family Physician): SGD 800

  • Doctors (Trainees, Resident Physicians, Medical and House Officers) and other healthcare providers: SGD 650

Course Fees are

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ACGME COMPETENCY

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following ACGME competencies: 

 

  • Patient Care 

  • Medical Knowledge 

  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement 

AACES

Pain Medicine Ultrasound Course

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Specifically designed for healthcare providers who are exploring point of care ultrasound to enhance the management of patients with chronic pain.

Pain Medicine Ultrasound Course gives you two days of intensive, highly interactive learning and practical information that you can immediately put to use in your practice. Each topic consists of an introductory lecture followed by hands-on practice using live models

Covering all the aspects of Ultrasound application in Chronic Pain, this course presents a systematic and focused assessment with ultrasound. Lectures are succinct and delivered in an interactive format. The participant will develop ultrasound pattern recognition of the neuraxial structures, peripheral nerves, major tendons, ligaments, and muscles surrounding these joints. The case discussions will focus on pathologies that are commonly encountered. 

The Hands-on Training is the cornerstone of the program. During these sessions, participants will be guided to perform bedside scans on volunteers. The scanning protocols and pearls and pitfalls to perform interventions and obtaining high-quality diagnoses are emphasized. With 9 hours set aside for live demonstration and scanning, and keeping the trainer to trainee ratio to a maximum of 1:5, participants will have ample opportunities to practise during the hands-on training sessions.
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Chronic pain physicians, Anaesthesiologists, sports physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, residents, medical officers and healthcare workers involved in the management of patients with chronic pain and musculoskeletal complaints. Participants should already have a basic understanding and appreciation of ultrasound physics.

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