Core Curriculum for Interventional Physicians: DISC ACCESS
The Disc Access Core Curriculum product includes lectures presented during IPSIS Disc Access Bio-skills Courses. For an optimal learning experience, it is highly recommended that you view the videos in order.
Topics covered include:
Intervertebral Disc Anatomy, Pathophysiology, and Pain Generation
Anatomy, Technique, and Evidence Base
- Lumbar Disc Access
- Cervical Disc Access
- Thoracic Disc Access
Risks and Complications
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Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.
*Continual membership is expected to access the modules in your member profile.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Analyze the imaging depiction of the relevant anatomy;
- Relate patient history and physical exam findings with imaging to achieve a likely diagnosis of the spinal pathology; causing the patient’s pain or dysfunction;
- Describe the literature support for the efficacy of the procedures;
- Identify the risks and benefits of each procedure, as well as assessment, prevention, and treatment of potential complications;
- Apply technically correct performance of the spinal procedures using safe fluoroscopic guidance with minimal tissue injury or discomfort.
None of the planners or speakers had relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined ineligible companies.
References are provided within the speakers' presentations.
No commercial support was received for this activity.
The International Pain & Spine Intervention Society (IPSIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
IPSIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of Activity Release: 03/23/2021
Date of Activity Expiration: 03/22/2024