Catalog Advanced Search

Search by Categories
Search in Packages
Search by Format
Search by Type
Search by Date Range
Products are filtered by different dates, depending on the combination of live and on-demand components that they contain, and on whether any live components are over or not.
Start
End
Search by Keyword
Sort By
  • The Safety of Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    FactFinders CME

    Myth: Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is not associated with known clinically significant complications. 

    Each participant will read the FactFinder and will answer post-test questions to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.

    Authors
    Zachary L. McCormick, MD; Jaymin Patel, MD; Aaron Conger, DO; and Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Patient Safety Committee 

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional spine procedures
    • Cite the evidentiary basis for risk mitigation strategies in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures

    Author Disclosures Information
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Zachary McCormick, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Jaymin Patel, MD
    Consultant: Professional Disability Associates

    Aaron Conger, DO
    Nothing to disclose

    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Zachary McCormick, MD
    Position on physician society/association: American Academy of Pain Medicine Research Committee.
    Grant and research support: Research grant: Foundation of PM&R, Midwest Pain Society research grant, SIS research grant.

    Jaymin Patel, MD
    Consultant: Professional Disability Associates

    Aaron Conger, DO
    Position on physician society/association: SIS Research Division member.
    Grant and research support: Research grant: SIS research grant.

    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    eferences are provided within the FactFinder.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/24/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/23/2023

  • Neurostimulation: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Safety Practices

    Description
    Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures.  Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

    Authors
    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; Ramesh Bathina, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee   

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • List contraindications to the procedure, and
    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

    Author Disclosure Information 
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Ramesh Bathina, MD
    Nothing to disclose 

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Ramesh Bathina, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Position in physician society/associations: World Institute of Pain
    Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
    Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    References

    References are provided within the PDF.

    Accreditation Statement

    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement

    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 
    8/14/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/13/2023

  • Vertebral Augmentation

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Safety Practices

    Description
    Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures.  Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

    Authors
    D. Scott Kreiner, MD; Jatinder Gill, MD; Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee   

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • List contraindications to the procedure, and
    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

    Author Disclosure Information
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Jatinder Gill, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    D. Scott Kreiner, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Jatinder Gill, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    D. Scott Kreiner, MD
    Advisory committees or review panels: Vertebral Augmentation AUC (relationship with MPW)
    Any position in physician society/association: NASS
    Travel expenses: NASS, Vertebral Augmentation AUC

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Position in physician society/associations: World Institute of Pain
    Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
    Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement.

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    References are provided within the PDF.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/10/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/09/2023

  • Provocation Discography

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Safety Practices

    Description
    Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures. Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

    Authors
    Fred DeFrancesch, MD; Milton H. Landers, DO, PhD; Kevin Martinez, MD; George Rappard, MD; Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee   

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • List contraindications to the procedure, and
    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

    Author Disclosures Information 
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Fred DeFrancesch, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milton H. Landers, DO, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    Kevin Martinez, MD
    Ownership in a commercial interest: Discgenics

    George Rappard, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Fred DeFrancesch, MD
    Stock ownership: Mutual funds
    Speaker: Depomed
    Expert witness: IME
    Position in physician society/association: SIS
    Travel expenses: SIS
    Entertainment and Social Event Courtesies: Various pharma and SIS functions

    Milton H. Landers, DO, PhD
    Ownership: Midwest Surgery Center
    Position in physician society/association: SIS

    Kevin Martinez, MD
    Advisory committees or review panels: Louisiana Workers Compensation, Medical Advisory Committee
    Position in physician society/association: SIS

    George Rappard, MD
    Expert witness: Multiple plaintiff firms.
    Position in physician society/association: NASS, SIS

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Position in physician society/association: World Institute of Pain
    Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
    Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    References are provided within the PDF.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/14/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/13/2023

  • Neurostimulation: Spinal Cord and Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Safety Practices

    Description
    Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures.  Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

    Authors
    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; Ramesh Bathina, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee  

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • List contraindications to the procedure, and
    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

    Author Disclosure Information
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Ramesh Bathina, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Ramesh Bathina, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Position in physician society/associations: World Institute of Pain
    Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
    Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    References are provided within the PDF.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/10/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/09/2023

  • Sacroiliac Interventions: Sacral Lateral Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Safety Practices

    Description 
    Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures.  Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

    Authors  
    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH; Marc A. Valley, MD, MPH; Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee  

    Copyright 
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives 
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • List contraindications to the procedure, and
    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

    Author Disclosure Information 
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Marc A. Valley, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Position in physician society/associations: World Institute of Pain
    Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
    Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

    Marc A. Valley, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    References are provided within the PDF.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/10/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/09/2023

  • Neurological Complications Associated with Particulate Steroid Use During Interlaminar ESI

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    FactFinders CME

    Myth: Interlaminar epidural injection with particulate as opposed to non-particulate steroid poses a greater risk of thrombotic/embolic-related neurologic complications.

    Each participant will read the FactFinder and will answer post-test questions to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.

    Authors
    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH: Shaan Sudhakaran, MD: and Zachary L. McCormick, MD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Patient Safety Committee

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional spine procedures
    • Cite the evidentiary basis for risk mitigation strategies in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures

    Author Disclosure Information
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    Shaan Sudhakaran, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Zachary L. McCormick, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    Shaan Sudhakaran, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Zachary L. McCormick, MD
    Grant and research support: Foundation of PM&R, Midwest Pain Society, SIS
    Position in physician society/associations: AAPM

    References
    References are provided within the FactFinder.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/13/2020 
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/12/2023

  • Anticoagulants for Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    FactFinders CME

    Myth:  Therapeutic anticoagulation (AC) should be discontinued prior to all lumbar epidural steroids injections (ESIs). 

    Each participant will read the FactFinder and will answer post-test questions to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.

    Authors
    Byron J. Schneider, MD; David C. Miller, MD, MA; Ryan Mattie, MD; Zachary L. McCormick, MD; and Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Patient Safety Committee

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional spine procedures
    • Cite the evidentiary basis for risk mitigation strategies in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures

    Author Disclosure Information 
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Byron J. Schneider, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    David C. Miller, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Ryan Mattie, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Zachary L. McCormick, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Byron J. Schneider, MD
    Consultant: AIM Specialty Health, State Farm

    David C. Miller, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Ryan Mattie, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Zachary L. McCormick, MD
    Grant and research support: Foundation of PM&R, Midwest Pain Society, SIS
    Position in physician society/association:
    AAPM

    Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    References are provided within the FactFinder.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/13/2020 
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/12/2023

  • Sacroiliac Interventions: Sacral Lateral Branch Blocks

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Safety Practices

    Description
    Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures.  Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

    Authors 
    Andrew J. Engel, MD; Marc Maes, MD; Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee 

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives 
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • List contraindications to the procedure, and
    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

    Author Disclosures Information  
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Andrew J. Engel, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Marc Maes, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Andrew J. Engel, MD
    Expert witness: IME
    Travel expenses: SIS

    Marc Maes, MD
    Position in physician society/association: Vlaamse Anesthesiologische Vereniging voor Pijnbestrijding

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Position in physician society/association: World Institute of Pain, Education Committee
    Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
    Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    References are provided within the PDF.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/12/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/11/2023

  • Facet Interventions: Lateral Atlanto-Axial Joint Injections

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Safety Practices

    Description
    Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures.  Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

    Authors 

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD; Adrian Popescu, MD; and Milan P. Stojanovic, MD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee

    Copyright
    Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

    Educational Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • List contraindications to the procedure, and
    • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

    Author Disclosure Information 
    RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
    Adrian Popescu, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    OTHER DISCLOSURES
    Adrian Popescu, MD
    Nothing to disclose

    Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
    Position in physician society/association: World Institute of Pain, Education Committee
    Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
    Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

    Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
    Nothing to disclose

    References
    References are provided within the PDF.

    Accreditation Statement
    The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement
    SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Date of Activity Release: 8/12/2020
    Date of Activity Expiration: 8/11/2023