Neuromodulation Academic Development Fellows Programs

Explore our course and webinar offerings for the current academic year. Then register by contacting your local St. Jude Medical representative or one of our experts on the Academic Development team. Some programs may be full and have waiting lists. Many courses are offered annually.

Click the course or webinar title for more details about the event. You can also request more information about any of these courses using our online form.

Featured courses

NEUROMODULATION 101—FOUNDATIONS OF SPINAL CORD STIMULATION (SCS), DORSAL ROOT GANGLION (DRG) STIMULATION AND RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) ABLATION

For fellows engaged in pain management fellowships and involved in care of patients with chronic pain.

This two-day program is focused on the fundamentals of neuromodulation, SCS, DRG stimulation and RF ablation. Utilizing the lecture and the popular panel and case review format, the program is designed to allow fellows maximum opportunity to interact with key opinion leaders across a wide spectrum of foundational topics. Faculty will present the latest FDA approved St. Jude Medical™ neuromodulation therapy solutions and evidence to support the incorporation of this treatment for optimal patient outcomes.

Dates and location: Sept. 16-17, 2017; Dallas, TX

Neuromodulation 201

For fellows engaged in pain management fellowships and involved in care of patients with chronic pain who expect to utilize spinal cord stimulation, DRG stimulation and RFA as viable management options in the pain care algorithm.

Program objectives include providing attendees with a better understanding of the advanced clinical applications of neuromodulation, as well as providing a basic understanding of the principles that support spinal cord stimulation and dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation. The latest FDA approved or cleared St. Jude Medical™ neuromodulation therapy solutions and clinical evidence will be presented to support the incorporation of this treatment for better patient outcomes.

Dates and locations: Nov. 11-12, 2017; Dallas, TX

Neuromodulation 301: Advanced Implanter

For fellows engaged in pain management fellowships and involved in care of patients with chronic pain.

Course objectives include providing attendees a better understanding of the advanced clinical applications of neuromodulation through case study evaluation and cadaver lab practical applications. The course will provide the opportunity for fellows to observe and work with our latest approved or cleared neuromodulation therapy solutions, and clinical evidence will be presented to support the incorporation of this treatment for better patient outcomes.

Date and location: March 4, 2017; Phoenix, AZ

2016-2017 live webinar schedule

Contact your St. Jude Medical representative for times and local participating venues for these webinars.

SPINAL CORD STIMULATION AND CLINICAL OPTIONS—THE REFERALIST, THE TRIALIST, THE IMPLANTER

For fellows who are committed to pain management and the practical applications of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) after the completion of their fellowship.

A neuromodulation expert will discuss topics including defining the roles of the referalist, the trialist and the implanter as well as the corresponding clinical and St. Jude Medical™ technological options for patients. In addition, the doctor will relate the value SCS may bring to practice environments with expanded patient care options and the influences of the new health care environment.

Date: Oct. 11, 2017

Advanced SCS Cases and Procedures

This webinar course is designed to present best practices, management options and considerations for complicated patient pathology and/or symptomology. The featured speaker will present four case scenarios depicting advanced case challenges and correlate the St. Jude Medical™ technology and product applications for each of the difficult case representation.

Date: Feb. 7, 2018, 7 p.m. EST

Clinical Transitions: A Focused First Year

For fellows who are committed to pain management and practical applications of spinal cord stimulation.

Topics will include continuing physician education and St. Jude Medical™ neuromodulation training, facing business challenges, professional networking and society involvement and navigating health care economics. In addition, the physician will relate the value SCS may bring to future practice environments and expand patient care options and the influences of the new health care environment.

Date: April 19, 2017

Contact us

Contact the Fellows Professional Education Team.