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The International Neuromodulation Society is pleased to announce a new free webinar series for members featuring renowned experts reviewing The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) and The Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC) guidelines. This educational offering will provide additional guidance on patient safety, patient selection and device selection to optimize treatment outcomes and reduce adverse events – all of which are of paramount importance in the field of neuromodulation.

INS members are invited to participate in the first NACC webinar and claim up to 1.5 CME Credits.

Webinar 1: Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC)

Safety Guidelines for the Reduction of Severe Neurological Injury

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 20:00 - 21:30 UTC (GMT)

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CME Credit and Webinar Recording

Many thanks to those who attended International Neuromodulation Society's first webinar, Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): Safety Guidelines for the Reduction of Severe Neurological Injury. We hope you have found this educational offering helpful to your practice and invite you to follow this link to the INS members' website where you will find instructions for accessing the webinar evaluation form and CME credit application.

For those who could not attend the live event, a recording of this webinar has been posted on the members' website

If you are not currently an INS member and you would like to enjoy this and other society and regional chapter benefits, you are invited to join the INS or your local chapter at: https://www.neuromodulation.com/become-a-member .

Webinar Agenda
  • Welcome from the INS
    Robert Levy, MD, PhD, INS President
  • Overview of the Program and Discussion
    Timothy Deer, MD, INS Immediate Past President
  • NACC Guidance on Neurological Injury with Neurostimulation
    Steven Falowski, MD
  • NACC Guidance on Bleeding and Hemostasis during Neurostimulation
    Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD
  • NACC Guidance on Infection during Neurostimulation
    Adnan Alkaisy, MB ChB
  • NACC Guidance on Grading and Ranking Evidence
    Erika Peterson, MD
  • NACC Key Points: What to Take Home to Your Practice
    Marc Russo, MBBS
  • Panel Discussion with Questions from the Audience and Moderators
  • Discussion of the Next NACC in 2021
    Timothy Deer, MD
  • Final Thoughts
    Robert Levy, MD, PhD

Learning Objectives
As a result of participating in this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  1. Define the recommendations on improving safety and reducing the risks for neurostimulation techniques
  2. Describe the United States Preventive Services Task Force criteria for evidence synthesis and CDC evidence ranking
  3. Learn the appropriate measures to take to improve the safety of neurostimulation devices

Citations

The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) Safety Guidelines

Deer, T. R., Lamer, T. J., Pope, J. E., Falowski, S. M., Provenzano, D. A., Slavin, K., Golovac, S., Arle, J., Rosenow, J. M., Williams, K., McRoberts, P., Narouze, S., Eldabe, S., Lad, S. P., De Andrés, J. A., Buchser, E., Rigoard, P., Levy, R. M., Simpson, B. and Mekhail, N. (2017), The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) Safety Guidelines for the Reduction of Severe Neurological Injury. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface. doi:10.1111/ner.12564

Deer, T. R., Provenzano, D. A., Hanes, M., Pope, J. E., Thomson, S. D., Russo, M. A., McJunkin, T., Saulino, M., Raso, L. J., Lad, S. P., Narouze, S., Falowski, S. M., Levy, R. M., Baranidharan, G., Golovac, S., Demesmin, D., Witt, W. O., Simpson, B., Krames, E. and Mekhail, N. (2017), The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) Recommendations for Infection Prevention and Management. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface. doi:10.1111/ner.12565

Deer, T. R., Narouze, S., Provenzano, D. A., Pope, J. E., Falowski, S. M., Russo, M. A., Benzon, H., Slavin, K., Pilitsis, J. G., Alo, K., Carlson, J. D., McRoberts, P., Lad, S. P., Arle, J., Levy, R. M., Simpson, B. and Mekhail, N. (2017), The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC): Recommendations on Bleeding and Coagulation Management in Neurostimulation Devices. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface. doi:10.1111/ner.12542

Last Updated on Monday, May 11, 2020 08:45 AM