NEUROMODULATION
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OUR MISSION IS TO TRAIN THE NEXT
GENERATION OF NEUROSTIMULATION
SPECIALISTS

Abbott is committed to educating and training fellows with an interest in neurostimulation therapies for chronic pain and movement disorders. Our educational programs offer world-class training facilities, expert instructors, specialty courses, and other important resources. Continue reading to learn more about our course offerings for the current academic year and how to register.

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REGISTER TODAY

For more information about your area of interest or to register for a course or webinar offering, please contact your local Abbott representative or reach out to the Abbott Academic Development Team.

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OUR TRAINING PHILOSOPHY

Our training philosophy is simple: we want to support you throughout a continuum of learning. We provide training programs led by expert faculty that help build upon fundamental concepts and hands-on skills. We provide opportunities for fellows to observe and work with our latest products, including the chance to use advanced simulation technology.

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PROGRAM APPROACHES

Longitudinal learning: Clinical/procedural skill set development beyond our national programs are done regionally and/or locally.

Evidence-based content: Knowledge acquired through real-world, scientifically proven, peer-reviewed data and/or actual case presentations.

Tiered career progression: Program development specific to the fellows’ or residents’ timeline in training.

Physician created: Our programs are developed by faculty with exceptional presentational skills, a passion for teaching, clinical reputation, and curriculum development experience.

Physician produced: Top educators and program director advisory panels have helped to design learning pathways to advance necessary skill sets and achieve desired endpoints for improved knowledge acquisition and application.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need to pay to attend a program?

No. We will provide accommodations for travel, hotel, and meals in accordance with our policy and according to the parameters outlined in the AdvaMed Code of Ethics. These arrangements are made through a formal electronic invitation process and handled by our events coordinators.

How do I register?

Contact your local Abbott representative or a member of our Academic Development Team.

How many events may I attend?

We allow for attendance based on the training needs of current fellows throughout the course of their training curriculum in accordance with specific local program parameters, which may be set by the specific training institution. The fellows should discuss such parameters with their applicable program leadership.

How do you select your faculty?

We select faculty by their academic, professional, and clinical experience. For most programs, Abbott selects nationally recognized physicians who masterfully present their specialties.

How do you decide what courses to offer in your programs?

We conduct meetings annually to gather input from physicians on course content, curriculum design, and program scheduling.

I am not sure which programs are right for me. Who I do I contact?

Please reach out to the Abbott Academic development team to get started with registering for one of our programs today.

I just graduated from a fellowship. Can I still attend these courses?

Yes. Courses are designed to meet the educational needs of fellows from their first year of fellowship to their first three years after fellowship. Look for the course overview and audience recommendations when reviewing the course calendar.

Will Abbott pay for me to attend national society or board review courses?

We follow federal guidelines and corporate policies regarding financial support and payments to health care professionals. Professional education grants are available for institutions and organizations. For details about the process and parameters, visit the Abbott Grant Applications page.


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