COURSE OVERVIEW

It is our great privilege, honor and pleasure to announce that the 2nd Theoretical, Practical & Hands-on International Course In Peripheral Nerve & Brachial Plexus Surgery of The Peripheral Nerve Surgery Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) will take a place in Belgrade during the period from October, 31st until November, 03rd 2017. This Course, one of the world’s top level multidisciplinary event in the field of the Peripheral Nerve Surgery (PNS), is going to be organized and hosted by:

The Peripheral Nerve Surgery Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
University of Belgrade, School of Medicine, Institute for Anatomy
Department for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Clinic for Neurosurgery, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade
Serbian Neurosurgical Society (SNSS)
Southeast Europe Neurosurgical Society (SEENS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We envisage a rich and dynamic scientific programme, which will cover all aspects of peripheral nerve surgery, from basics to innovative. The invited speakers at this event will include the world’s leading experts in the field of peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery, who will contribute to the exchange of new knowledge and skills. This Course will have the patronage and support of all relevant institutions of Republic Serbia.

Course topics:

  • Basic principles of diagnosis in peripheral nerve injuries
  • Clinical Examination
  • Basics, indications and surgical techniques in trauma
  • Special problems in traumatic injuries
  • Peripheral Nerve Tumors
  • Nerve compressions of the upper limbs
  • Nerve compressions of the lower limbs
  • Pain and peripheral nerve surgery
  • What can peripheral nerve surgeons do for tetraplegics?
  • Adult Brachial Plexus Surgery
  • Obstetric brachial plexus-the basics
  • Practical part-Cadaveric dissections
    • Dissections by participants-upper limb
    • Dissections by participants-lower limb
In particular, we would like to mention that this very important and efficient educational event of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) is going to be in concordance with:
  • 3rd Annual Meeting of Serbian Neurosurgical Society (SNSS)
  • Joint meeting with Southeast Europe Neurosurgical Society (SEENS)
  • 94th Anniversary day of neurosurgery in Serbia
  • 79th Anniversary day of Clinic for neurosurgery CCS (October 31st)
 
In accordance with our practice, this Course will be accredited by EACCME.
 
The 2nd Theoretical and Practical International Congress in Peripheral Nerve & Brachial Plexus Surgery is accredited by the Health Council of the Republic of Serbia as an International Congress, decision No.: 153-02-1697/2017-01 dated on August 19th 2017, document number A-1-1671/17, with the following number of points:
Lecturers: 15 credits
Participants: 10 credits
 
The 2nd Hands-on International Course in peripheral Nerve & Brachial Plexus Surgery is accredited by the Health Council of the Republic of Serbia as an International Course, decision No.: 153-02-1697/2017-01 dated on August 19th 2017, document number A-1-1670/17, with the following number of points:
 
Lecturers: 14 credits
Participants: 7 credits