Neurology

Neurology: Basic Neurosurgery

registration open

 

Bern/ Switzerland

17.06.2024 – 21.06.2024

EURO 3.950.-*

EURO 3.850.-*(early registration deadline: 14.01.2024)

* eLibrary access is included in the course fee

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Director/Principal Course Master:

Prof. Veronika Stein (DECVN, CH)

Course Overview

Learning outcomes:

The course participant is able to…

  • Identify the indications for hemi-/minihemilaminectomy +/- fenestration
    • Ventral slot
    • Dorsal laminectomy (LS)
    • CSF puncture
    • Muscle and nerve biopsies
  • List complications of the above mentioned procedures and recount how to avoid them
  • Describe the procedures for the above described surgical approaches
  • Operate the surgical approaches of the above mentioned surgical procedures
  • Critically reflect the best approach to the clinical condition of the patient – surgical vs. non-surgical and advise the best surgical procedure for the individual patient
  • Design a treatment plan for the individual patient beyond surgery

Course Program (subject to change)

Monday, 17 June 2024
08.45 – 09.00 Registration and welcome
09.00 – 09.30 Introduction and goals of the course, prep. BYOC
09.30 – 11.00 Hemi-, Minihemilaminectomy and Fenestration – indications, procedures – all you need to know
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.15 Common complications in Hemilaminectomies
12.15 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.00 Wet lab: Hemi-, Minihemilaminectomy, Fenestration
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 – 17.00 Wet lab and closing discussions.
Starting 17.30 Welcome Apéro
Tuesday, 18 June 2024
09.00 – 09.15 Summary of day 1 – Learning objectives for day 2
09.15 – 11.00 Ventral Slot and Fenestration – indications, procedures – all you need to know
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.15 Common complications with Ventral Slot
12.15 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.00 Wet Lab: Ventral Slot +/- Fenestration
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 – 17.00 Wet lab and closing discussions.
Wednesday, 19 June 2024
09.00 – 09.15 Summary of day 2 – Learning objectives for day 3
09.15 – 11.00 Dorsal laminectomy (lumbosacral) – indications, procedures and complications – all you need to know
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.15 CSF – procedures and contraindications
12.15 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.00 Wet Lab: Dorsal laminectomy (lumbosacral) and CSF puncture
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 – 17.00 Wet lab and closing discussions.
19.00 Social Dinner
Thursday, 20 June 2024
09.00 – 09.15 Summary of day 3 – Learning objectives for day 4
09.15 – 11.00 Muscle and nerve biopsies – indications, procedures, complications – all you need to know
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.15 Electrodiagnostics for functional examination of muscle and nerve
12.15 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.00 Wet Lab: Muscle and nerve biopsies (Edx)
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 – 17.00 Wet lab and closing discussions.
Friday, 21 June 2024
09.00 – 09.15 Summary of day 4 – Learning objectives for day 5
09.15 – 10.30 Case-based clinical reasoning – surgical vs. non-surgical approaches
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.15 Outlook to Neurology courses, Certificate and Master Programs & CASUS, and BYOC
12.15 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.00 BYOC + Final discussion

Course location

Vetsuisse Faculty / University of Berne, Länggasstrasse 124, Bern, Switzerland

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