Essentials for the Spine Care Clinician


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Essentials for the Spine Care Clinician

  1. 1. Essentials for theSpine Care ClinicianSaturday,November 3, 2012Lutheran HospitalCastele Learning Center1730 West 25th StreetCleveland, OH
  2. 2. OverviewPrimary care physicians, rheumatologists and chiropractors are commonly the first providersof spine care to patients experiencing back pain, neck pain or radiating extremity pain. Itis important for the clinician to identify such common conditions and initiate appropriatetreatment. In addition, it is imperative for the clinician to recognize potentially more seriousspinal pathologies so that the patient can be referred for appropriate diagnosis and treatment.This one-day comprehensive course includes multidisciplinary didactic presentations bymedical spine specialists, spinal surgeons, and pain management physicians. It also includesdemonstrations of focused neck and back examinations.ObjectivesUpon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:• Recognize and diagnose common spine conditions• Discuss various treatment options for spine conditions• Perform a concise and thorough spine exam• Recognize “red flags” – conditions that merit urgent consideration• Identify when a patient needs to be referred to a spine specialist for further diagnosis or treatmentTarget AudienceThe course is directed to the clinician of patients with back or neck pain and other spinaldisorders. This includes family practitioners, internists, rheumatologists and chiropractors. Faculty Course Directors Gordon Bell, MD Daniel Mazanec, MD Russell DeMicco, DO Director, Center for Spine Health Associate Director, Center for Center for Spine Health Neurological Institute Spine Health Neurological Institute Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Clinic Faculty John Brems, MD Trevor Murray, MD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Section of Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Institute Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Institute Edwin Capulong, MD Center for Spine Health Judith Scheman, PhD Neurological Institute Director of Psychology Neurological Center for Pain Chad Deal, MD Neurological Institute Head, Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Richard Schlenk, MD Department of Rheumatologic and Immunologic Center for Spine Health Disease Neurological Institute Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Institute Santhosh Thomas, DO, MBA Teresa Dews, MD Associate Medical Director Vice Chair, Department of Pain Management Richard E. Jacobs Medical Center Anesthesiology Institute Medical Director - Center for Spine Health Co-Director - Medical Spine Fellowship Tagreed Khalaf, MD Neurological Institute Center for Spine Health Neurological Institute Rick Wilson, DO Center for Spine Health E. Kano Mayer, MD Neurological Institute Center for Spine Health Neurological Institute Deborah Venesy, MD Center for Spine Health Robert McLain, MD Neurological Institute Center for Spine Health Neurological Institute Anthony Wyrwas, DC Center for Integrative Medicine, Wellness Institute Tom Mroz, MD Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Center for Spine Health Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Institute Neurological Institute Chairman of Chiropractic Medicine, Lutheran Hospital
  3. 3. Agenda7:00 am Registration and Continental BreakfastLumbar Spine: Diagnosis and Treatment8:00 am Axial Back Pain – E. Kano Mayer, MD8:20 am Common Back Disorders: Disc Herniation, Spinal Stenosis – Gordon Bell, MD8:45 am Spondylolisthesis – Gordon Bell, MD9:05 am The Hip as a Masquerader of Back Disorders – Trevor Murray, MD9:20 am Manipulative Therapy for Axial Back and Neck Pain – Anthony Wyrwas, DC9:40 am SI Joint: Diagnosis and Treatment – Robert McLain, MD10:00 am Question and Answers10:20 am Refreshment Break and ExhibitsCervical Spine: Diagnosis and Treatment10:45 am Axial Neck Pain – Edwin Capulong, MD11:00 am Common Neck Disorders: Cervical Radiculopathy and Myelopathy Tom Mroz, MD11:25am The Shoulder as a Masquerader of Neck Disorders – John Brems, MD11:40 am Medical Masqueraders of Spine Conditions – Tagreed Khalaf, MD12:00 pm Questions and Answers12:15 pm Focused Back and Neck Exam – Russell DeMicco, DO and E. Kano Mayer, MD12:50 pm Box Lunch and ExhibitsSpecial Topics1:25 pm Psychology of Pain – Judith Scheman, PhD1:45 pm Treating Back Pain in Pregnancy – Rick Wilson, DO2:05 pm When to Order an EMG – Deborah Venesy, MD2:20 pm Osteoporosis in the Spine: Management Strategies – Chad Deal, MD2:40 pm Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures – Richard Schlenk, MD3:00 pm Role of Lumbar Nerve Blocks in Comprehensive Pain Management Teresa Dews, MD3:20 pm Cervical Spinal Injections – Santhosh Thomas, DO, MBA3:35 pm Questions and Answers/Case Presentations4:00 pm Adjourn
  4. 4. General InformationLocationLutheran HospitalCastele Learning Center1730 West 25th StreetCleveland, OHParkingThere is free parking at Lutheran Hospital at the W. 28th St. and Franklin St. lot. This lot isclose to the back entrance of the hospital, which is also the closest entrance for the CasteleLearning Center where the lectures take place.AccreditationThe Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by theAccreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medicaleducation for physicians.The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activityfor a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the creditcommensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to theAmerican Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.Determination of credit is pending.Ohio State Chiropractic Board – Board-Approved CE Sponsor.The Ohio Board of Nursing will accept at face value the number of contact hours awarded foran educational activity that has been approved for CE by a nationally accredited system ofCE approval. Therefore the 7.0 physician AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be accepted fornursing credits. Nurses from other states should contact their State Board of Nursing.Faculty Disclosure StatementThe Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy tocomply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards forCommercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaringa relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.InformationFor further information about this activity, contact Brigid Ring atLocal: 216-445-0754Toll Free: 800-223-2273 x50754Email: with Disabilities ActThe Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply withthe legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need assistance, pleasenotify Brigid Ring at 216-445-0754 at least two weeks prior to the activity.Registration and CancellationRegister at Registration deadline is 5:00 pm (EST),Thursday, November 1, 2012. A request for a refund must be received in writing byOctober 22, 2012. No refunds will be given after October 22, 2012. A $25 cancellation feewill be deducted from the refund for all cancellations.For questions about registration, please call 216-448-0777 or
  5. 5. Registration Form Course 020911 • Office Use Only Fee____________ Date____________ M.O.P._________ CXL/Fee_________Essentials for the Spine Care ClinicianSaturday, November 3, 2012Lutheran HospitalCastele Learning Center1730 West 25th StreetCleveland, OHThe Registration Fee is $50 and includes syllabus, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch.Please check appropriate boxq MD/DOq Chiropractorq Physician Assistantq Nurse Practitioner/Nurseq Resident/Fellowq Allied Health/Other To Register Online Go To: CCF employees should register online at the above web address.Once you register online, please do not mail or fax in a registration form.PLEASE PRINTFirst Name Ml Last Name DegreeCompanyAddressCity State ZipPhone FaxSpecialty E-Mailq I require a vegetarian lunchPayment By CheckMade payable to: The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation Total Amount $_________________________If you are unable to register online, FAX your registration to 216-448-0783.If paying by check, registration should be made payable and MAILED to:The Cleveland Clinic Educational FoundationP.O. Box 931653Cleveland, OH 44193-1082
  6. 6. Essentials for the The Cleveland Clinic Foundation 9500 Euclid Ave./ AC311Spine Care Clinician Cleveland, OH 44195Saturday, November 3, 2012Lutheran HospitalCastele Learning Center1730 West 25th StreetCleveland, OH 90 Years Logo 4 color process Blue: 100/34/0/2 Green: 100/0/85/24