White Oaks Resort & Spa 253 Taylor Road Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario, Canada Canadian Neuromodulation Society 2007 Program Friday, May 4, 2007
6:00-7:30 pm Registration and Welcome Reception (meet the delegates from Int.
Saturday, May 5, 2007 Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits Moderator: Dr. Philip Peng 8:00
President Welcome and Introduction of CNS – Dr. Krishna Kumar Mini-symposium: Neuromodulation update
DBS for psychiatric disorder – Dr. Andres Lozano PNS new indication – Dr. Line Jacques SCS for peripheral vascular disease – Dr. Howard Intrater 10:00 Coffee Break & Exhibits Moderator: Dr. Krishna Kumar 10:30 Dr. Krishna Kumar Lecture: Mechanism of Neuromodulation for Pain – Dr. Elliot Krames (Speaker of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Regional 3 Advisory Committee)
11:30 Pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain-Consensus statement from Canadian Pain
12:15 Lunch with Exhibitors (Sunhill Dining Room) 1:30 Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 1 (Studio 10) Programming of SCS – Dr. Line Jacques ABC psychology screening – Dr. Ingrid Fedoroff Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 2 (Studio 11) New Products in SCS – Boston Medical and ANS Medical Coffee Break & Exhibits Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 2 (Studio 10) Programming of SCS – Dr. Line Jacques ABC psychology screening – Dr. Ingrid Fedoroff Concurrent Sessions – Workshop 1 (Studio 11) New Products in SCS - Boston Medical and ANS Medical Social Event, Winery tour and dinner at Chateau des Charmes (sign up on registration page) Sunday, May 6, 2007 Breakfast with the Experts – bring your difficult cases – Drs. Krames, Kumar
Future trends of SCS for pain – Dr. Elliot KramesPROCESS study results (Multicentre Prospective Spinal Cord Stimulation Study) – Dr. Krishna Kumar
Pelvic Neuromodulation for Voiding Dysfunction: What did we Learn after 25 Years? Dr. Magdy Hassouna Oral presentation of scientific papers
8:45-10:15 – Concurrent session - Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy: Patient Selection and
Management (Studio 3) - Dr. Michael Strong, Ms. Breeda O’Farrell
10:15 Coffee Break 1030 Annual General Meeting (update on CNS – activities, membership, Bylaws and Database
(open to all members) - Drs. Krishna Kumar, Philip Peng 11:45 Summary and Close - Dr. Krishna Kumar 12:00 Lunch (Sunhill Dining Room) Program Directors: Philip Peng, FRCPC (Chair)
Sponsored by: Continuing Medical Education Committee Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto Information and/or Registration: MAIL TO: Christine Drane, Conference Coordinator
Canadian Neuromodulation Society Department of Anesthesia, McLaughlin 2-405 Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON M5T 2S8; e-mail: Christine.Drane@uhn.on.ca Phone: (416) 603-5118; Fax: (416) 603-6494 Location White Oaks Resort and Spa 253 Taylor Road (exit 38-QEW), Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 www.whiteoaksresort.com Options for traveling to Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario Fly to Toronto, Ontario, Pearson International Airport, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, Hamilton, Ontario or Buffalo, New York Airport and arrange transportation with Niagara Airbus – Toll Free Phone: 1-800-268-8111 (Toronto area) or 1-800-206-7222 (North America); Buffalo phone number 716-835-8111; Toronto phone number 905-677-8083 or visit their website: www.niagaraairbus.com. They have limos, mini-vans, cars, mini-buses, etc., to transport you to and from the Airport to White Oaks Resort. If driving from Toronto and surrounding area take highway 403 to the Niagara Falls exit and travel until you reach exit 38. Turn right at first traffic light for White Oaks. There is plenty of parking. Winery tour and Dinner You are cordially invited to a winery tour and dinner at Chateau des Charmes, 1025 York Road, on Saturday, May 5 at 6:00 pm. If you would like to join us for this event, the cost is $90 per person and you can sign up on the registration page. The cut-off date for signing up for this event is April 20, 2007. Due to financial commitment with Chateau des Charmes, no refunds will be issued after April 20. Space is limited to 50 registrants. White Oaks Spa White Oaks have a variety of spa treatments for its guests. If you would like to book time at the spa, please see our spousal package options as listed in the room reservations area of the brochure. For spa treatment listing, please visit the White Oaks website at www.whiteoaksresort.com. White Oaks Fitness Facilities For a listing of fitness facilities available and to book court time, please visit the White Oaks website listed above. Course description and objectives This will be the first annual scientific meeting of the Canadian Neuromodulation Society. The program will focus on new development of neuromodulation techniques for pain and neurological diseases. There will be two keynote lectures, one on future of neuromodulation and one on review of mechanisms of neuromodulation in pain. There will be an oral presentation for scientific papers and Annual General Meeting as well. Participants will be able to identify and assess the suitable candidate to expand the indications of various neuromodulation devices; will be able to understand the various mechanisms of neuromodulation pain management; will be able to stratify their pharmacologic options in patients with neuropathic pain. Accreditation This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by University of Toronto (9.5 credit hours). The Continuing Medical Education Office of the University of Toronto designates this educational activity for a maximum of 9.5credit hours in Category 1 of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. Accommodation A block of rooms has been reserved at the White Oaks at a special conference rate of $185.00 for single or $195.00 double occupancy. Reservations: You may either register on-line (instructions below) or if you do not have computer access, a registration form will be sent to you by fax or mail (at your request) so that you can mail or fax to White Oaks to reserve a room. The cut-off date for reservations is April 4, 2007. There is no guarantee that the room rate of $185.00/$195.00 will still apply or that a room will be available after April 4, 2007.
Room Reservation Booking On-Line Log onto the Web-Site at www.whiteoaksresort.com Click on bottom right of the page which says “Click here to make a Reservation” Go to Conference Reservations Selection your conference from the drop down menu and click “GO” Make your reservation as directed. You will need the Passcode listed here: neuro1302 If you have a roommate that is billed separately, have them fill out reservation form separately and indicate that you are to be booked in the same room. Ingrid Fedoroff, PhD, MD Clinical Psychologist St. Paul’s Hospital Vancouver, BC Magdy Hassouna, FACS, AB, PhD, FRCSC Dept. of Urology Toronto Western Hospital, ON Howard Intrater, MD Dept. of Anesthesiology Winnipeg, MB Line Jacques, MSC, BSC, FRCSC Monteal Neurological Institute and Hospital Montreal, QC Elliot Krames, MD President, International Neuromodulation Society San Francisco, CA USA Krishna Kumar, FRCS, MS, FRCSC Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery Regina General Hospital Regina, SK Andres Lozano, MD, PHD, FRCSC Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery Toronto Western Hospital, ON
Ms. Breeda O’Farrell Nurse Practitioner, ITB program University of Western Ontario London, ON Philip Peng, MD, FRCPC Director, Anesthesia Chronic Pain Program Toronto Western Hospital, ON Michael J. Strong, MD, FRCPC Professor and Co-Chair Dept. of Clinical Neurological Sciences University of Western Ontario London, ON With the generous support of:
Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. Boston Medical Medtronic Pfizer Canada Janssen Ortho Valeant
Financial Support received from: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Region 3 Advisory Committee
REGISTRATION PAGE (fax back to 416-603-6494) (Please print clearly – especially the e-mail address)
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Will you remain for Sunday lunch? Yes
Winery Tour & Dinner: CAN $90.00 per person
TOTAL Enclosed I authorize University Health Network to charge my: VISA MASTERCARD AMEX Cancellation Policy: Full refund less $50.00 administration costs prior to April 5, 2007. After April 5, 2007, NO REFUND.
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