American Family Children's Hospital

UW Health Peripheral Nerve Symposium: Register Today

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Niki Virnig

Joyce Bushar

UW Health Neurosurgery is playing host to our second Peripheral Nerve Symposium on Oct. 10, 2015.


Physicians, nurses, therapists and other health professionals interested in learning about the latest in patient care techniques regarding the management of peripheral nerve and brachial plexus patients are welcome.




Time Topic Presenter
8:15-8:45am Breakfast and registration  
8:50-9am Introduction Robert Dempsey, MD, FACS
9-9:30am Orthopedic surgery for residual brachial plexopathy Kenneth Noonan, MD
9:30-10am General principles and strategies for peripheral nerve injuries Gregory Trost, MDA
10-10:30am Nerve transfers for treatment of nerve injuries Neil Salyapongse, MD
10:30-11am Break  
11-11:30am Nerve grafting for nerve injuries Amgad Hanna, MD
11:30am-noon Role of imaging in peripheral nerve trauma Allison Grayev, MD
Noon-12:30pm Management of pain associated with nerve injuries Sara Christensen Holz, MD
12:30-1:30pm Lunch  
1:30-2pm Basics of electromyography and nerve conduction studies in nerve injuries Barend Lotz, MD
2-2:30pm Role of Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners NP and Physician Assistants PA) in the coordination of care of BP patients Shelly Schmoller PA-C
2:30-3pm Optimizing outcomes after peripheral nerve injuries Krista Kienitz, OTR, CHT, CLT
3-3:30pm Research on nerve regeneration Bermans Iskandar, MD
3:30pm Closing remarks and adjournment Amgad Hanna, MD



To register for the symposium, complete the form below. We will contact you to confirm your registration. 


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