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Ultra EMG

Dates
02/09/2014 - 02/14/2014
Speakers
Dr. Albert Clairmont      Dr. Ernest Johnson      Dr. Erik Stålberg     
Dr. Danielle Guffrey      Dr. Jun Kimura      Dr. Jeffrey Strakowski     
Dr. Jon Jacobson      Dr. William Pease      Dr. Francis Walker
Location
Sanibel Marriott Harbour Resort
17260 Harbour Point Drive
Fort Myers, FL
33908-2704
Objective(s)

Upon completion of this conference the participant will be able to:

  1. Determine the best tests for common clinical presentations of pain, paresthesias and/or weakness.
  2. Employ fundamental and advanced techniques in the EMG examination.
  3. Review the evolving computerization of EMG instrumentation.
  4. Employ fundamental and advanced techniques in ultrasound examinations of nerve entrapments and common musculoskeletal conditions.
  5. Evaluate and improve the quality of his/her electrodiagnostic reports.
  6. Identify and understand the physiology of waveforms associated with electromyographic findings.
  7. Determine the most effective use of neuroblocking agents for the treatment of pain, dystonia, spasm, or spasticity.

For more information contact Jon Hollett at 614-257-3638 or Jon.Hollett@osumc.edu.

Description

Ultra EMG is a comprehensive hands-on course on electrodiagnostic medicine, musculoskeletal and neuromuscular ultrasound, and clinnical neuromuscular physiology limited to medical physicians who wish to enhance and improve their skills. Course content is developed in cooperation with the Center for Continuing Medical Education. Ultra EMG is offered as a full six-day long course conveniently designed as two three-day long courses back-to-back - Ultra EMG I and Ultra EMG IIUltra EMG should be considered an intermediate to advanced course with basic sessions included in both I and II

Ultra EMG I includes introduction to electrodiagnosis, electrodiagnosis of neuromuscular disorders, applications of neuromuscular ultrasound, and chemodenervation.  Ultra EMG II includes electrodiagnosis of focal neuropathies and radiculopathies, refinement of electrodiagnostic techniques, introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound, musculoskeletal ultrasound of the upper limb, and needle guidance with ultrasound.

Both Ultra EMG I and Ultra EMG II emphasize hands-on, practical sessions with some video presentations of electromyographic techniques, ultrasonography, and waveform analysis. Hands-on skills sessions and training tables provide opportunities for participants to interact with faculty on a daily basis in small groups.

Price(s)
Type Price
Physician, Full Course $1695.00
Physician, Ultra EMG I February 9-11 $995.00
Physician, Ultra EMG II February 12-14 $995.00
Residents, Full Course $995.00
Contact
Jon Hollett
614-257-3638
jon.hollett@osumc.edu
Additonal Information

ACCOMMODATIONS
A block of guestrooms has been reserved at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort for arrival February 8, 2014 and departure February 15, 2014.  Guestrooms in this block are resort view accommodations in both the Sanibel and Captiva Towers and have either one king or two queen beds.  These guestrooms are non-water view.  Rates for these resort view guestrooms are $229 per night (rates do not include applicable state and local taxes -currently 11%; or the resort fee - $15 per room per night).

 Individual reservations can be called in to 1-800-767-7777 and reference the ULTRA EMG Meeting. Reservations may also be booked through the Marriott website using the link below which will automatically load the group dates and booking code. Reservations must be booked no later than January 13, 2014 to receive the group rate of $229.00 per night.

Upgrades to water view ($259++) or water front ($269++) accommodations are based on availability.  Individuals interested in the upgraded accommodations should contact Jenna Owen, Group Housing Manger, at 239-418-2826.

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Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 49 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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