Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6473C
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SCNS Liaison Notified of Graduate Council Approval
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change description to: This course focuses on introduction of radiology & various interventional techniques used in treatment of pain syndromes. Interventional modalities of pain management will be performed in a Simulation/Cadaver Teaching environment for this course. Change Objectives to: 1. Examine the appropriateness of utilizing interventional techniques in treatment of pain patients. 2. Summarize the components of the pain evaluation, health examination, collaboration, and their appropriateness for interventional pain techniques. 3. Demonstrate the knowledge of radiation safety basics for the patient, provider, and staff, and how to safely perform radiological procedures in compliance with federal and state guidelines. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of radiology terminology, equipment, and facility regulations pertaining to pain management. 5. Describe the fluoroscopic anatomy, c-arm positioning, and the needle placement for basic and interventional pain management techniques. 6. Differentiate the rationale behind the clinical use and techniques of various interventional procedures. 7. Illustrate interventional techniques for treating pain in the Cervical Spine. 8. Illustrate interventional techniques for treating pain in the Thoracic Spine. 9. Illustrate interventional techniques for treating pain in the Lumbar Spine. 10. Illustrate interventional techniques for treating pain in the Sacrum, Coccyx, Pelvis, and Facet joint. 11. Explain techniques utilized for trigger point and joint injections. 12. Evaluation the risks and benefits of common pharmacological agents used in interventional procedures. 13. Apply key concepts of advanced pain interventional techniques. Change Learning outcomes to: By the end of this course, students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge of pain interventional procedures. 2. Apply concepts of radiation safety and fluoroscopy use. 3. Differentiate between common pharmacological agents in interventional procedures. 4. Apply key concepts of advanced interventional pain management techniques. 5. Demonstrate interventional techniques appropriate for treating Cervical Spine Pain. 6. Demonstrate interventional techniques appropriate for treating Thoracic Spine Pain. 7. Demonstrate interventional techniques appropriate for treating Lumbar Spine Pain. 8. Demonstrate interventional techniques appropriate for treating Sacrum, Coccyx, Pelvis, and Facet Join Pain. 9. Demonstrate trigger point and joint injections. Change Major Topics to: 1. Introduction to Radiology and Interventional Procedures for Pain Management. 2. Radiation terminology, safety, and regulation. 3. Fluoroscopy and X-Ray Fundamentals. 4. Interventional Procedures for the Cervical Spine 5. Interventional Procedures for the Thoracic Spine 6. Interventional Procedures for the Lumbar Spine 7. Interventional Procedures for the Sacrum, Coccyx, Pelvis, and Facet Joint. 8. Trigger Point and Joint Injections. 9. Pharmacology for Interventional Procedures. 10. Advanced Interventional Techniques Change textbooks to: 1. Textbook of Pain Management (2011), Wall and Melzack. 5th Edition. 2. Wang LH, McKenzie-Brown AM, Hord AH. The Handbook of C-Arm FluoroscopyGuided Spinal Injection. Informa Healthcare:2006. 3. Fenton DS, Czervionke LF, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Image-guided spine intervention. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2003
Comments: Required for Nursing - need catalog fit; Title too long? For Grad Cert. To GC Needs revision. Form not correct. OGS fixed. Approved To USF Sys 5/18/16; to SCNS after 5/25/16
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 5389 2016-02-09 Department College Budget Account Number Nursing NR 620100020 Contact Person Phone Chelsey Bevel 8139749068 email@example.com
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title NGR 6473C Interventional Procedures/Simulation in Pain Management Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Int Procedure/Sim in Pain Mgmt Course Online? Percentage Online B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections) 50
NGR 6470, NGR 6471
FOCUSES ON INTRODUCTION OF VARIOUS INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES USED IN TREATMENT OF PAIN SYNDROMES. THE COURSE IS BASED ON APPLICATION OF DIDACTIC MATERIAL FROM PREVIOUS PAIN MANAGEMENT GRADUATE COURSES. MORE ADVANCED INTERVENTIONAL MODALITIES.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for new program/concentration/certificate
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
This course will be a requirement for a new certificate program for pain management.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
A terminal degree in Nursing and knowledge of specific content area.
- Other Course Information
1.DESCRIBE THE PAIN ASSESSMENT IN ADULT AND PEDIATRIC PATIENTS AND ITS APPROPRIATENESS OF UTILIZING INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES 2.EXAMINE THE APPROPRIATENESS OF UTILIZING INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES IN TREATMENT OF PAIN PATIENTS 3.SUMMARIZE THE COMPONENTS OF THE PAIN EVALUATION AND HEALTH EXAMINATION AND THEIR APPROPRIATENESS FOR INTERVENTIONAL PAIN TECHNIQUES 4.UNDERSTAND THE RATIONALE BEHIND VARIOUS INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES 5.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES IN TREATING COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROMES 6.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES IN TREATING FACIAL PAIN 7.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES IN TREATING HEADACHES 8.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES IN TREATING BACK AND NECK PAIN 9. DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES IN TREATING CANCER PAIN 10.DESCRIBE PLACEBO EFFECTS IN PAIN RELIEF PROCEDURES AND ITS CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE 11.COMPETENCY IN PERFORMING INTERVENTIONAL PAIN PROCEDURES UNDER FLUOROSCOPY, CT SCAN
B. Learning Outcomes
1.COMPETENCY IN THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PAIN INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES. 2.COMPETENCY IN UNDERSTANDING COMMON PAIN SYNDROME THROUGH PROPER INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURE TECHNIQUES 3.CORRECT DEMONSTRATION OF ANATOMICAL IDENTIFICATION OF PAIN PATHWAY AND PHYSICAL LANDMARKS. 4.DEMONSTRATE THE MECHANISMS AND HYPOTHESES EXPLAINING THE DIFFERENT PHASES OF PAIN IN COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME 5.APPLY KEY CONCEPTS OF INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES TO BACK AND NECK PAIN. 6.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES APPROPRIATE FOR TREATING FACIAL PAIN 7.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES APPROPRIATE FOR TREATING NEUROPATHIC PAIN 8.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES APPROPRIATE FOR TREATING CANCER PAIN 9.DEMONSTRATE INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES APPROPRIATE FOR TREATING PERIPHERAL NERVE PAIN 10.DESCRIBE UNCOMMON PAIN MANAGEMENT INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURE TECHNIQUES
C. Major Topics
1.LUMBAR, THORACIC, CERVICAL, AND CAUDAL EPIDURAL BLOCKS 2.LUMBAR, THORACIC, CERVICAL FACET BLOCKS 3.PLEXUS BLOCKS: LUMBAR, BRACHIAL, CELIAC, HYPOGASTRIC, SPLANCHNIC 4.SACROILIAC BLOCK AND RADIOFREQUENCY LESIONING TECHNIQUES 5.GANGLION BLOCKS: STELLATE, SPHENOPALATINE, GASSEIAN, TRIGEMINAL, WALTHER(IMPAR) 6.PERIPHERAL NERVE BLOCKS: GREATER AND LESSER OCCIPITAL, SUPRA AND INFRA ORBITAL, FEMORAL, SCIATIC, LATERAL FEMORAL CUTANEOUS, ANKLE BLOCK 7.TRANSFORAMINAL LUMBAR, THORACIC, AND CERVICAL NERVE BLOCKS 8.NEUROLYTIC NERVE BLOCKS: CERVICAL AND LUMBAR SUBARACHNOID NEUROLYTIC BLOCKS 9.IMPLANTATION TECHNIQUES: IMPLANTABLE INFUSION PUMPS, SPINAL CORD STIMULATION, OCCIPITAL NERVE STIMULATION 10.PERCUTANEOUS VERTEBROPLASTY 11.EPIDUROSCOPY AND PERCUTANEOUS DISKECTOMY FOR LUMBAR DISC PATHOLOGY
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
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