EDISC continuing education
OverviewIn order to obtain the EUROSPINE Diploma in Interprofessional Spine Care (EDISC), practitioners must complete all 7 EDISC Modules. 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.
Discover more– EUROSPINE Diploma in Interprofessional Spine Care (EDISC)
Course format and designThis course will be delivered entirely online. This course includes a blended approach of eLearning, lectures, interactive sessions, group work, case based discussions, workshops and live plenary sessions. The number of hours of personal study vary per module.
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.
You took EDISC Modules 1 to 4 in Geneva in 2019? Welcome to Cohort 1!Cohort 1 participants have attended live sessions for modules 1 to 4 in Geneva in July 2019 and will complete Modules 5 to 7 virtually in 2021.
>> Visit Cohort 1 webpage, schedule, registration information and detailed programmes here.
You wish to start taking your EDISC modules in 2021? Welcome to Cohort 2!If you have not yet started taking EDISC Modules, we will welcome you as a participant in EDISC Cohort 2.
EDISC Course Schedule 2021-2022 - Cohort 2Below you will find the schedules for the EDISC courses 2021-2022 for Cohort 2, for modules 1 to 7.
EDISC Module 1: Using literature to inform my practice - core skills 1Detailed programme
|10 September 2021||13:00-17:30 CET|
EDISC Module 2: An interprofessional approach to spine care - core skills 2Detailed programme
|1 November 2021||12:00-14:00 CET|
|3 November 2021||12:00-14:00 CET|
EDISC Module 3: Communication and consultation skills - core skills 3Detailed programme
|29 January 2022||08:00-12:30|
EDISC Module 4: Assessment, diagnosis and management of spinal painDetailed programme
|14 March 2022||13:00-15:30 CET|
|15 March 2022||13:00-15:30 CET|
|16 March 2022||13:00-15:30 CET|
|17 March 2022||13:00-15:30 CET|
|18 March 2022||13:00-15:30 CET|
EDISC Module 5: The aging patient seeking spine careDetailed programme
|23 May 2022||09:00-12:30 CET|
|24 May 2022||08:45-13:00 CET|
|25 May 2022||08:45-12:30 CET|
EDISC Module 6: Spinal deformities - Scoliosis during growth & other deformities across the life courseDetailed programme
|27 September 2022||13:45-16:30 CET|
|30 September 2022||13:45-17:15 CET|
|4 October 2022||13:45-17:00 CET|
|7 October 2022||13:45-17:15 CET|
EDISC Module 7: Management and prevention of disabilityDetailed programme
|18 November 2022||13:00-16:30 CET|
|19 November 2022||13:00-17:00 CET|
|20 November 2022||13:00-14:30 CET|
Course RegistrationCohort 1 (Modules 5-7 continuing from 2019):
Registration opened end of March 2021
Participants in the 2019 courses (modules 1-4) were contacted separately with a link to EDISC cohort 1 registration page.
If you are a member of Cohort 1 and did not receive our email, contact us at . Do not use the registration link for cohort 2, as cohort 1 and 2 have different course schedules and registrations.
Cohort 2 (Modules 1-7 starting in 2021):
Please register here
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.
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 online membership profile.
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.