CIPS Preparatory Workshop

The objective of this workshop is to prepare the attendee for the CIPS exam.
The workshop includes cadaver practice of the CIPS procedures and simulation of the Oral exam on a total of 8 stations. This course requires careful review of the available online material, in order to get the most out of the practical sessions.

DAY 1 – Live Model Workshop
FRIDAY, APRIL 14

Station 1

Review of the ultrasound anatomy and procedures of lumbosacral spine and pelvis (peripheral nerves included)

  • Lumbar Medial Branch / Lumbar Facet Joint (CIPS)
  • Caudal Epidural (CIPS)
  • Pudendal Nerve (CIPS)
  • Piriformis Muscle (CIPS)
Station 2

Review of the ultrasound anatomy and procedures of the thoracic spine (peripheral nerves included)

  • Thoracic Facet Joint (CIPS)
  • ESP Block
  • Paravertebral block
  • Intercostal Nerve
9:30-10:00 AM

Coffee break

Station 3

Review of the ultrasound anatomy and procedures of the head and cervical spine

  • Cervical Medial Branch (CIPS)
  • Cervical Selective Nerve Root (CIPS)
  • Identifying levels
  • GON
Station 4

Review of the ultrasound anatomy, diagnoses and procedures of the shoulder joint (peripheral nerves included)

  • Suprascapular Nerve (CIPS)
  • AC Joint (CIPS)
  • Glenohumeral Joint (CIPS)
  • Bicipital Tendon (CIPS)
  • Subdeltoid Bursa (CIPS)
  • Shoulder denervation
12:00-1:00 PM

Lunch

Station 5

Review of the ultrasound anatomy, diagnoses and procedures of the elbow joint, wrist, and hand

  • Ulnar Nerve (CIPS)
  • Lateral / Medial Epicondyle (CIPS)
  • Median nerve (CIPS)
  • Radial nerve
Station 6

Review of the ultrasound anatomy, diagnoses, and procedures of knee and ankle joint

  • Knee Joint (CIPS)
  • Tibiotalar Joint (CIPS)
  • Genicular Nerve
2:00-3:00 PM

Coffee break

Station 7

Review of the ultrasound anatomy diagnoses and procedures of the hip joint (peripheral nerves included)

  • Hip Joint (CIPS)
  • Trochanteric Bursa (CIPS)
  • PENG Block
  • II / IH Nerves (CIPS)
  • LFC Nerve (CIPS
Station 8

Physical exam: hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist joints

 

DAY 2 – Cadaver Workshop
SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Station 1

Ultrasound anatomy and procedures of the Lumbossacral spine and pelvis

  • Lumbar Medial Branch / Lumbar Facet Joint (CIPS)
  • Caudal Epidural (CIPS)
  • Pudendal Nerve (CIPS)
  • Piriformis Muscle (CIPS)
Station 2

Ultrasound anatomy and procedures of the thoracic spine 

  • Thoracic Facet Joint (CIPS)
  • ESP Block
  • Paravertebral block
  • Intercostal Nerve
9:30-10:00 AM

Coffee break

Station 3

Ultrasound anatomy and procedures of the head and cervical spine

  • Cervical Medial Branch (CIPS)
  • Cervical Selective Nerve Root (CIPS)
  • Identifying levels
  • GON
Station 4

Ultrasound anatomy, diagnoses and procedures of the shoulder joint

  • Suprascapular Nerve (CIPS)
  • AC Joint (CIPS)
  • Glenohumeral Joint (CIPS)
  • Bicipital Tendon (CIPS)
  • Subdeltoid Bursa (CIPS)
  • Shoulder Denervation
12:00-1:00 PM

Lunch

Station 5

Ultrasound anatomy, diagnoses, and procedures of the elbow joint, wrist, and hand

  • Ulnar Nerve (CIPS)
  • Lateral / Medial Epicondyle (CIPS)
  • Median nerve (CIPS)
  • Radial nerve
Station 6

Ultrasound anatomy, diagnoses, and procedures of the knee, and ankle joint

  • Knee Joint (CIPS)
  • Tibiotalar Joint (CIPS)
  • Genicular Nerve
3:00-3:30 PM

Coffee break

Station 7

Ultrasound anatomy, diagnoses, and procedures of the hip

  • Hip Joint (CIPS)
  • Trochanteric Bursa (CIPS)
  • PENG Block
  • II / IH Nerves (CIPS)
  • LFC Nerve (CIPS)
Station 8A

Cadaver Mock Exam

Station 8B

Case Demo