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Breakout 3: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS): History, Mechanisms, Indications & Implantation


‐ Aug 19, 2023 5:15pm

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, learners will be better able/better-able to:

  • identify patients who many benefit from peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of intractable chronic pain (post-traumatic/post-surgical neuralgia)
  • conduct proper pre-procedure planning to determine the length of the lead being implanted and approximate entry site
  • mitigate common adverse events associated with the implantation of peripheral nerve leads

Accreditation & Designation

Neurovations Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Neurovations Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity includes discussions of unlabeled or investigational uses of commercial and/or developmental products.


Disclosure of Financial Relationships & Measures to Resolve of Conflicts of Interest

Presenter: Eric Grigsby discloses the following financial relationships within the past 24 months: Research: Centrexion, Eli Lilly, KTG- Kolon Tissue Gene, Xalud, Medtronic, Novartis, NatureCell, Sollis Tx

Presenter: Jennifer Hah discloses the following financial relationships within the past 24 months: Consulting: Nalu Medical

No other person with control of, or responsibility for, the planning, delivery, or evaluation of accredited continuing education has, or has had within the past 24 months, financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. Materials were reviewed in advance of the activity by person(s) that do not have conflicts of interest related to the content. In some cases, content may have been modified as part of the review and mitigation process. All clinical recommendations are evidence-based and free of commercial bias (e.g., peer-reviewed literature, adhering to evidence-based practice guidelines).