Spine Educational Courses


Treatment options and supporting clinical evidence
Continuing Education: Webinar and Classroom
Credits: CCM:2.0, CA:2.0

Are you a perioperative nurse, case manager or other health care professional who wants to learn more about low back pain, Degenerative Disc Disease and the available evidence-based surgical treatment options in order to promote quality, cost-effective patient outcomes?

This continuing education activity will review surgical treatment options for DDD and new clinical evidence that assists spine surgeons in selecting the most effective treatment plan for appropriately indicated patients. This course provides an overview of the prevalence of low back pain and DDD today, followed by brief discussions of the relevant lumbar spine and intervertebral disc anatomy and the clinical implications of DDD. Conservative and surgical treatment options will be reviewed, with a focus on lumbar arthrodesis and lumbar arthroplasty. Key clinical evidence for each of the surgical treatment options will be summarized.


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Please contact your regional Aesculap representative if you would like to schedule a course at your office.

For general inquiries about “AXIAL BACK PAIN: Treatment options and supporting clinical evidence”, please contact rachel.duffie@aesculapimplants.com  or 866-229-3002. Contact Pfiedler Education at 720-748-6144 for credit questions.


Commission for Case Management Certification:
CCMC Approved Activity
This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).
California State Board of Nursing:
Pfiedler Education is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP14944, for 2 contact hours.
Obtaining full credit for this offering depends upon attendance, regardless of circumstances, from beginning to end. Licensees must provide their license numbers for record keeping purposes.
The certificate of course completion issued at the conclusion of this course must be retained in the participant’s records for at least four (4) years as proof of attendance.