Event Details

NASS Precourse: A Critical Appraisal of Electrodiagnostics and Interoperative Neuromonitoring

Antwerp, Belgium

Starts: Sun 9:00AM (Oct 27, 2019) Ends: Sun 2:40PM (Oct 27, 2019)

This one day course provides a critical review of electrodogniostic tools for use in spine care, surgery and treatment. Faculty will discuss the use of Electrodiagnostic (EDX) studies as well as the use and cost effectiveness of neuromonitoring during spine surgeries.

(Held prior to the 10th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain)


F. Todd Wetzel, MD

Multi-Specialty Faculty

Heidi Prather, DO (Physiatry, NASS Past President)

Richard Vogel, PhD, DABNM, FASNM

Adam Doan, DC, DABNM

What You'll Learn

Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Velocity: Basic Science and Neurophysiology

The Clinical Utility of EMG/NCV Studies in Spinal Pain Syndromes and Pelvic Girdle Pain Syndromes

The Cost E¬ffectiveness of EMG/NCV LowBack and Pelvic Pain Syndromes

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring: Basic Science and Neurophysiology

Diagnostic Utility: The Sensitivity and Specificity of IONM for Nerve Root and Peripheral Nerve Injuries

Optimizing Outcomes and Efficiency: The Utility of IONM for Guiding Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement under General Anesthesia

Therapeutic Utility: Use of Motor Evoked Potentials During Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery Reduces Postoperative Deficits

Analyzing Value: When and Where is IONM Cost-E¬ffective?

Accepted Indications for IONM

The Proper Utilization of IONM in Lumbosacral Fusion Surgery


Only for Physicians.

 Price LevelRegistration Fees
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Registration: General Registration

 Member Doctor$250.00
 Non-Member Doctor$250.00


Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp
Koningin Astridplein 20

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Our Policy

Cancellations should be emailed no later than October 7, 2019 to receive a full refund (less a fee of $50). Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for a maximum


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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