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7th Mapping Course: Neuropsychological Assistance Workshop 2024

7th Mapping Course: Neuropsychological Assistance Workshop 2024

Course in English
Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, Neurophysiology, Speech Pathology
University Hospital of Bellvitge, Barcelona. Spain
Carrer de la Feixa Llarga, 08907 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, España
Start
2024
November Wednesday 27 8:30
Finish
2024
November Friday 29 15:00
Registration

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COURSE AIMED AT

The course is directed to Neuropsychologists, Psychologists, Speech Therapists, Therapists, Nurses, Neurosurgeons, and all professionals involved in the peri- and intra-operative (neuro) psychological assistance.

COURSE ACCREDITATION

The course will be divided in three sections: Mapping Course Disection/Mapping Course - Neuropsychology/ Mapping Course - Theory and live surgeries.

The Neuropsychology Assistance Hands-on Workshop will be accredited by the European Accerditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). In case the participant attended the full on-site course, he/she would have two diplomas.

COURSE DIRECTOR

Dr. Andreu Gabarrós
Chairman
Neurosurgery Department
Brain Mapping Program Director
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Universitat de Barcelona

ORGANIZING COMMITEE

Dr. Anna Gasa-Roqué
Neuropsychology Unit
Neurology Department

Brain Mapping Program
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Dr. Joanna Sierpowska
Cognition and Brain Plasticity Unit & Institute of Neurosciences (UBneuro)
Dept. of Cognition, Development and Educational Psychology
Universitat de Barcelona

INVITED SPEAKERS

Dr. Víctor Cepero
Neuropsychology Unit
Neurology Department
Brain Mapping Program
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Dr. Xim Cerdá-Company
Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
Cognition and Brain Plasticity Unit
IDIBELL Dept. Of Cognition, Development and Educational Psychology
Universitat de Barcelona

Dr. Laura Maldonado-Murciano
Postdoctoral Researcher
at the Basic Science Department
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Dr. Inma Rico Pons
Neuropsychology Unit
Neurology Department
Brain Mapping Program
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

PROGRAM

Wednesday November 27th ON-SITE WORKSHOP

Introduction: Intraoperative mapping and monitoring of language and cognition during awake surgery from a neuropsychological standpoint

How to define a candidate for an awake brain surgery? Round table discussion with Dr. Andreu Gabarrós (Chief of the Neurosurgery Department of the University Hospital of Bellvitge), about the dialogue between neurosurgeons and neuropsychologists
in presurgery preparation

Neuropsychological assessment of glioma patients undergoing awake brain surgery in the left-dominant hemisphere: before and after surgery

Design and validation of intraoperative tasks

Precision medicine: personalized electrical stimulation mapping tasks for tumor resection

Crash course in psychometrics: understanding what the results mean for each person given their profile

Discussion panel: Design, assessment, and interpretation of neuropsychological domains before, during, and after the surgery

Workshop 1 Cognitive and language assessment before and after surgery. Neuropsychological battery of tests, scoring and interpretation for patients with tumors located in the left-dominant hemisphere

Workshop 2 Cortical and white matter mapping and intraoperative monitoring by clinical cases - hands-on intraoperative evaluation and scoring based on live surgeries (video material)

Panel of experts: Successful surgery and then what? Perspectives from post-surgical follow-ups - flash-talks

Take home messages and closing remarks

Thrusday 28th ON-SITE or ONLINE
Theory

Friday 29th ON-SITE or ONLINE
2 live surgeries (awake and asleep patient)

FEES

    Regular Fee  FANSPE, COPC & COPAO Members Students
Full course Neuropsychology on-site workshop (Wednesday 27th)
and on-site theory and live surgeries (Thursday 28th and Friday 29th)
990€ *792€ **594€
Full course Neuropsychology on-site workshop (Wednesday 27th)
and online theory and live surgeries (Thursday 28th and Friday 29th)
550€ *440€ **330€

*Members of: FANSPE (Federación de Asociaciones de Neuropsicología Estatales), COPC (Col·legi Oficial de Psicologia de Catalunya) and COPAO (Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Psicología de Andalucía Oriental) will get a 20% discount.
**Students (from undergraduate to PhD included) will get a 40% discount.

STUDENTS AWARDS

This year, the Organizing Committee of the 7th Mapping Course "Neuropsychological Assistance Workshop", has the pleasure to offer 3 students awards for the full 3-days long participation in the course.

The candidates should register their documentation before June 30th, 2024

There are three modalities of the award:

1. For one national student (Spain) - free enrolment, courtesy of the Organizing Committee (no travel or accommodation covered).

2. For one international student from any country in the world - free enrolment, courtesy of the Organizing Committee (no travel or accommodation covered).

3. For one European Student from widening* countries - full travel award (enrolment, travel and accommodation covered, Grant CEX2021-001159-M founded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033/, courtesy of the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona and the Organizing Committee)

For all of them, we will require:

  • Student’s certificate
  • CV
  • Motivation letter (max 500 words) explaining why we should choose you as an awardee.

The candidates should state the modality of the award they wish to present for and register their documentation before June 30th, 2024 on the following link: https://forms.gle/pczupcxhFn45V9Ms8

*The list of widening countries is comprised of 15 member states (Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) and all outermost regions, as well as all associated countries with equivalent characteristics in terms of R&I performance (Albania, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, the Faroe Islands, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Morocco).

 

Grant CEX2021-001159-M funded by

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VENUE

The training program will be developed in:

University Hospital Bellvitge
Feixa Llarga, s/n
L ‘Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona
(Spain)

 

 


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