EDISC continuing education
OverviewIn order to obtain the EUROSPINE Diploma in Interprofessional Spine Care (EDISC), practitioners must complete all 7 EDISC Modules of 1 to 2 days each. The education programme addresses important new developments regarding the management of spinal disorders.
Each module has specific learning outcomes which address issues related to the biomedical versus biopsychosocial model, how to best integrate new evidence into practice, how to gather clinical evidence and how to overcome barriers to interprofessional care.
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Task Force members
Pierre CôtéDC PhD Degenerative:Cervical, Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar, Trauma:Cervical, Trauma:Thoraco-lumbar Ontario Tech University /contact
Margareta NordinProf. Dr. Med. Sci. Degenerative:Cervical, Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar, Degenerative:Sacralcontact
Richard BrownDC World Federation of Chiropractic /contact
Anette RanhoffMD PhD Degenerative:Cervical, Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar, Degenerative:Sacral, Deformity:Adult Diakonhjemmet Hospital / University of Bergen / Department of Clinical Sciencecontact
Lisa RobertsPhD School of Health Sciences (Mailpoint 11) Southampton General Hospital Room AA101 / University of Southampton / School of Health Sciences, University of Southamptoncontact
Erik WernerMD PhD Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar University of Oslo / Dep of General Practicecontact
Fabio ZainaMD Degenerative:Cervical, Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar, Deformity:Pediatric, Deformity:Adult ISICO - Italian Scientific Spine Institute20141contact
Alberto ZerbiMD Degenerative:Cervical, Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar, Degenerative:Sacral, Tumour:Cervical, Tumour:Thoraco-lumbar, Tumour:Sacral, Trauma:Cervical, Trauma:Thoraco-lumbar, Trauma:Sacral, Deformity:Pediatric, Deformity:Adult, Metabolic, Genetic, Intradural, Infectioncontact
Jamiu BusariMD PhD Deformity:Pediatric Horacio Oduber Hospital / Maastricht University / Pediatricscontact
Christine CedraschiPhD Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar Multidisciplinary Pain CenterDivision of Clinical Pharmacology and ToxicologyUniversity Hospitalscontact
Louis-Rachid SalmiMD PhD Univ. Bordeaux, ISPED, Centre INSERM U1219 Bordeaux Population Healthcontact
Eva SkillgatePhD Degenerative:Cervical, Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar, Degenerative:Sacral, Trauma:Cervical, Trauma:Thoraco-lumbar, Trauma:Sacral Sophiahemmet University / Department of health promotion scienses /contact
Steven VogelUniversity College of Osteopathy / Research centrecontact
Stéphane GenevayMD Degenerative:Thoraco-lumbar Division of RheumatologyUniversity Hospitals of Genevacontact
Olivier LanloDC IFECcontact
Julie-Lyn NoëlEUROSPINE /contact
Sandy SutterEUROSPINE /contact
2020 EUROSPINE EDISC Courses (29 June-3 July 2020) POSTPONED until January 2021In light of evolving and unprecedented uncertainty of the COVID-19 global situation, EUROSPINE Presidential Line has decided to postpone EduWeek 2020. It is important that we all play our part in minimising travel and exposure to this virus and ensure that healthcare professionals are available to care for patients.
EduWeek, originally scheduled to take place from 29 June to 3 July 2020, has been postponed to 11–15 January 2021 at the IRCAD in Strasbourg, France. Please mark your calendar. All confirmed registrations will automatically be carried over to the new date. If you are unable to attend and prefer a full refund, please e-mail us at: with your request.
EUROSPINE fully supports our healthcare professionals in their unwavering efforts to fight the pandemic.
Course format and designThis live educational event includes blended learning of lectures, interactive sessions, group work, case based discussions, workshops and plenary sessions.
The modules include pre-learning and assessments. The number of hours of personal study vary per module.
Not all 7 modules can be taken at once. A maximum of 4 modules can be attended during one EduWeek. It is highly recommended to take modules 1 to 3 (core skills) during the first year. It is recommended to take the modules in sequence starting with Module 1 ending in Module 7. It is also recommended to complete all EDISC modules within 4 years.
The following modules will be delivered:
|Date: 11-15 January 2021|
|Location: Strasbourg, France|
|Address: 1, place de l’Hôpital, 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France|
Course RegistrationTo register for the course, please visit:
Registration FeesEDISC Modules 1, 2 and 3 and 7: €200 for Members, €300 for Non-members
EDISC Modules 4, 5 and 6: €400 for Members, €600 for Non-members
All prices indicated are per module.
The registration fee covers:
Travel and accommodation:
Participants are required to book and pay for their travel and accommodation themselves. This is not included in the registration fee.
There are no accompanying persons fees nor accompanying persons programme during this course.
The networking event is not part of the scientific programme. Participants are required to register at their own expense.
Members' DiscountPlease note that, if you already are a EUROSPINE member and wish to take advantage of the EUROSPINE member discount when registering for the course, you must ensure you have settled your 2021 membership fee before starting your course registration. This can be done through your MyUserArea.
Please note that we cannot reimburse the difference between the non-member and member's registration fee if a member registers at the non-member's rate.
CME Accreditation and ComplianceEUROSPINE will apply to the EACCME (European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) and EthicalMedtech for accreditation of all modules.
Participation in the whole module is mandatory as well as the completion of the course assessment in order to receive the CME certificate and the corresponding CME credits.
Preliminary ProgrammesThe below are the Preliminary Programmes, subject to changes.
EDISC Module 6: Spinal deformities - Scoliosis during growth & other deformities across the life course
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