A Third Masterclass in Intra-operative Neuro-Monitoring (IONM) For Spinal Surgery

owestryThe Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Are excited to announce the programme for their 3rd Masterclass in Intra-operative Neuro-Monitoring (IONM) For Spinal Surgery.

Date: 22nd September 2017

Location: Conference Centre, Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry Shropshire

Target Audience: Anaesthetists, Surgeons, Spinal Injury Physicians, Clinical Neurophysiologists

Topics Covered: Basic Concepts, Principles and Performance of IONM

 

Programme 
08.30 – 09.00 Registration Tea/Coffee

09.00 – 09.10 Welcome –

Dr. Sumeeta Conry, Consultant anaesthetist, RJAH orthopaedic hospital
Session 1- Basic principles of IONM
09.10 – 09.30 Anatomical considerations for IONM in Spinal Surgery –

Michael Pridgeon, Specialist Healthcare Scientist and Intra-operative monitoring lead, Neurophysiology, The Walton Centre, Liverpool
09.30 – 10.15 Basic principles and technique of IONM –

Michael Owen, Specialist in intra-operative neurophysiology – Medtronic
Somatosensory evoked potential • Motor evoked potential • Electromyography
Session 2 – IONM and Spinal surgery – A surgeons perspective – Chair Mr. Neil Davidson

10.15 – 12.10 Introduction/Overview of IONM in Spinal surgery –

Mr. Neil Davidson, Consultant spinal surgeon, Alder Hey and RJAH hospital

Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy and IONM –

Ms. Benedetta Pettorini, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool

Use of IONM monitoring in lateral approaches to spine –

Mr. Matt Ockendon, consultant spinal surgeon, RJAH, Oswestry

Coffee break
IONM for deformity surgery –

Mr. Neil Davidson, Consultant spinal surgeon, Alder Hey hospital, Liverpool
Session 3 – Anaesthesia and IONM – Chair Dr. Sumeeta Conry
12.10 – 12.35 – Anaesthesia and neuromonitoring in patients with Neuromuscular scoliosis –

Dr. Rishi Diwan, Consultant Anaesthetist,Alder Hey, Liverpool
12.35 – 13.00 – Physiologic and non anaesthetic factors affecting Evoked Potential.

Dr. Sumeeta Conry, Consultant anaesthetist, RJAH

13.00 to 13.45 Lunch Break
13.45 – 14.15 – Keynote lecture – IONM alerts and what it means to surgeons and anaesthetists – Dr. Colin Shirley, Consultant Neurophysiologist, University hospital Birmingham
Session 3
14.15 – 14.45 – Contraindications and patient safety during neuro monitoring –

Chris Hovey, Neurosign Manager, The Magstim company
14.45 – 15.15 – Interactive Case presentations – Dale Derbyshire, Clinical Physiologist, London
Session 4 – Combined Workshop and Tea Break
15.15 – 16.00

a) Demo of electrode insertion on manikin – Workshop with Pascal, Sarah Cowley, Spine specialist, Nuvasive
b) ACDF and EMG Endotracheal tube – Chris Hovey, Neurosign Business manager, The Magstim company
16.00 – 16.30 – IONM and Litigation – ‘Do I meet the Standard of Care’ – Ask the panel –

Chair – Dr. Colin Shirley, Consultant Neurophysiologist, University hospital Birmingham

16.30 – Evaluation form and close

Click here to download the flyer for this meeting.

Neuromonitoring UK scientific meeting in conjunction with British Scoliosis Society Annual Conference

NM UK are delighted to announce registration is now open for the next meeting:

Neuromonitoring UK scientific meeting in conjunction with British Scoliosis Society Annual Conference

Venue: ICC Birmingham

Thurs 30th Nov and Fri 1st Dec 2017

 

Following the success of the first joint NM UK/BSS meeting in 2015 we are delighted to announce we have been asked to hold our next major meeting in conjunction with the BSS annual meeting http://www.cvent.com/d/35qq52

The programme will follow similar format to the previous meeting in that there will be some joint BSS/NM UK sessions as well as separate NM UK only sessions. We have invited some of our surgical colleagues to present at the meeting in addition to presentations from neurophysiological monitoring colleagues. There will be IONM related company stands. Link to NM UK event page http://www.cvent.com/events/british-scoliosis-society-2017/custom-17-8e33085eb79d4428a420e5cd6524609d.aspx

We are honoured to have an international speaker as our main speaker.

Dr David MacDonald is a name that we all know as a leading author (over 100 publications), speaker, pioneer and authority in the field of intra-operative neurophysiological monitoring. He is a founding member and past president of International Society of Intraoperative Neurophysiology. Dr MacDonald currently works in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and his IONM experience includes epilepsy, other neurosurgical, orthopedic, aortic, ENT and vascular surgeries. Dr MacDonald has very kindly agreed to present to both at the plenary session and the NM UK sessions.

Registration via the BSS and is now open. Please ensure you select NM UK member/non member as the registration type in order to gain access to the NM UK meeting. Please note the ‘allied health professional’ option will not give to access to the NM UK sessions.

https://www.cvent.com/events/british-scoliosis-society-2017/registration-8e33085eb79d4428a420e5cd6524609d.aspx

Early bird fees (register by 30th Sept 2017): £150 +VAT for the 2 day event.

Standard fee (from 1st October): £180 +VAT.

Black tie gala dinner event on Thursday evening available for an additional £60 + VAT.

Accommodation options available to book at additional cost via the above link (from £99 night).

onitoring UK scientific meeting in conjunction with British Scoliosis Society Annual Conference

Venue: ICC Birmingham

Thurs 30th Nov and Fri 1st Dec 2017

 

Following the success of the first joint NM UK/BSS meeting in 2015 we are delighted to announce we have been asked to hold our next major meeting in conjunction with the BSS annual meeting http://www.cvent.com/d/35qq52

The programme will follow similar format to the previous meeting in that there will be some joint BSS/NM UK sessions as well as separate NM UK only sessions. We have invited some of our surgical colleagues to present at the meeting in addition to presentations from neurophysiological monitoring colleagues. There will be IONM related company stands. Link to NM UK event page http://www.cvent.com/events/british-scoliosis-society-2017/custom-17-8e33085eb79d4428a420e5cd6524609d.aspx

We are honoured to have an international speaker as our main speaker.

Dr David MacDonald is a name that we all know as a leading author (over 100 publications), speaker, pioneer and authority in the field of intra-operative neurophysiological monitoring. He is a founding member and past president of International Society of Intraoperative Neurophysiology. Dr MacDonald currently works in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and his IONM experience includes epilepsy, other neurosurgical, orthopedic, aortic, ENT and vascular surgeries. Dr MacDonald has very kindly agreed to present to both at the plenary session and the NM UK sessions.

Registration via the BSS and is now open. Please ensure you select NM UK member/non member as the registration type in order to gain access to the NM UK meeting. Please note the ‘allied health professional’ option will not give to access to the NM UK sessions.

https://www.cvent.com/events/british-scoliosis-society-2017/registration-8e33085eb79d4428a420e5cd6524609d.aspx

Early bird fees (register by 30th Sept 2017): £150 +VAT for the 2 day event.

Standard fee (from 1st October): £180 +VAT.

Black tie gala dinner event on Thursday evening available for an additional £60 + VAT.

Accommodation options available to book at additional cost via the above link (from £99 night).