Programme 2016

Continuing Medical Education

Target audience – Neurosurgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Neurologists, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians, Kinesiology
Objectives – After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to implement the following:
Discuss the indications, the timing and the types of surgical intervention to treat peripheral nerve injuries, and entrapment. Discuss the anatomy, clinical presentation and management of the most common entrapments in the upper and lower extremity. Discuss the indications and surgical management of benign and malignant peripheral nerve tumors. Review the management of peripheral nerve and brachial plexus cases. Management of peripheral nerve conditions and updated recommendations based on new research presented.

Specific Practice Gaps:
New surgical techniques and timelines New imaging techniques with MRI and Ultrasound. New treatment recommendations

Educational needs of the target audience:
Physicians will be able to implement new surgical techniques in regard to timing and treatment for peripheral nerve and brachial plexus patients.


This symposium was recognised by the Hesse State Chamber of Physicians (Landesärztekammer Hessen) under Category A.
18 CME Credit Points were granted under the Category A for the entire meeting
(5 CME Points for 04.12.2016, 7 CME Points for 05.12.2016 and 6 CME Points for 06.12.2016)
Granting of points requires individual attendance and signatures for each day.