Polish Spine Surgeons Society (PTCHK) & Spine Forum (SF) Initiative

3rd Cycle – Module 1 – 2021-06 Świeradów Zdrój
The comprehensive overview of basic spine treatment problems.

This course consists of five integral modules

Course Chairman: Dariusz Latka, MD PhD, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Neurosurgery, Institute of Medicine, University of Opole

Target audience: Trainees in neurosurgery and/or orthopedics and trained surgeons, who are planning a career in spinal surgery.
Faculty: Listed in the program

Dress: casual

Language: Polish (lectures) Polish/English (slides & discussions)

Learning outcomes:
1.    Explain the impact of spinal disorders on the individual and society
2.    Evaluate a spinal patient
3.    Recognize serious and urgent spinal disorders
4.    Formulate a plan for the safe early management of emergency and serious spine
disorders, based on sound principles of treatment.
5.    Demonstrate sound clinical judgment in planning patient management around selected cases
6.    Discuss a multidisciplinary approach and the role of conservative treatment in patients with chronic back pain
7.    Explain the role of EBM, clinical trials and registries
8.    Discuss the use of clinical outcome scores
9.    Explain the application and limitation biomechanical lumbar spine in vitro  
element models
10.    Be aware of current molecular research on intervertebral disc degeneration

  • Attendance at every session is mandatory.
  • This will be a paperless course and not printed programme will be provided.
  • A wireless Internet device (mobile phone/Ipad/computer) will be necessary to access on-line resources during the course and for completing the course evaluation. Please bring one with you.
  • The course evaluation is mandatory to obtain the Polish Society of Spinal Surgeons (PTCHK) certificate.

23.06.2021 r.

07:30-07:50 Course registration and Welcome Coffee
07:50-08:00 Introduction Dariusz Łątka - Course Director, Stanisław Adamski - AOSpine, Robert Gasik - PTCHK,
Paweł Jarmużek - SpineForum
08:00-08:20 Introduction test - mandatory
SESSION 1: Epidemiology, diagnostics and conservative therapy
08:20-08:40 Epidemiology and Economics Dariusz Łątka
08:40-09:00 EBM, recommendations, spine registries, outcome measures. Andrzej Mazurkiewicz
09:00-09:20 Neurological clinical examination Marta Glaubic-Łątka
09:20-09:40 Radiology Marek Waligóra
09:40-10:00 Rehabilitation, conservative and manual therapy Jan Szczegielniak
Coffee break 20 min
SESSION 2 Spinal surgery basics
10:20-10:40 Spinal surgical anatomy Adam Pala
10:40-11:00 Spinal biomechanics – basics. Celina Pezowicz
11:00-11:20 Spinal biomechanics – clinical considerations Andrzej Maciejczak
11:20-11:40 Biology of the intervertebral disc, cellular and molecular research. Maciej Radek
11:40-12:00 Adolescent spine Tomasz Potaczek
12:00-12:20 Aging spine Rafał Załuski
13:00 Lunch 60 min
SESSION 3 Red flags and spine emergencies
14:00-14:20 Spinal “red flags” Rafał Górski
14:20-14:40 Traumatic spinal cord injury Wojciech Kloc
14:40-15:00 Cauda equina syndrome Lech Grzelak
Coffee break 20 min
15.00 SESSION 4: Concise review of spine related problems – ZOOM ONLINE BROADCAST
15:20-15:40 Degenerative spine Paweł Jarmużek
15:40-16:00 Spine deformities Tomasz Kotwicki
16:00-16:20 Primary tumors of the spine Daniel Kotrych
16:20-16:40 Secondary tumors of the spine Grzegorz Guzik
16:40-17:00 Modern stereoradiotherapy of the spinal column Kornel Pawlak
17:00-17:20 Inflamatory diseases of the spine Tomasz Niedźwiecki
17:20-17.40 Spine in systemic disorders Robert Gasik
18:00-18:30 Final test and course evaluation - mandatory
Welcome cocktail

Zapraszamy wszystkich członków PTCHK i ludzi zainteresowanych problematyką leczenia schorzeń kręgosłupa.

Transmisja on-line sesji 4, moduł 1, w ramach 3. edycji Polskiej Szkoły Chirurgii Kręgosłupa organizowanej przez Polskie Towarzystwo Chirurgii Kręgosłupa i Forum Chirurgów Kręgosłupa.

Webinar skierowany jest do lekarzy i fizjoterapeutów zainteresowanych tematyką leczenia chorób kręgosłupa.Link do rejestracji na webinar podczas Polskiej Szkoły Chirurgii Kręgosłupa:
Link do rejestracji: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wCSSgjY2Q2ygAPdc_1atKQ