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Spine Medical Education | Stryker

About us

As a healthcare professional, you can count on us to help contribute to your success through training focused on quality clinical and technical application.

 

A meaningful experience
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Make the most of your time. We strive to provide you with useful courses that enhance your learning.

An effective experience
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Stay in the know. Take what you learn here today, and apply it tomorrow.

A personalized experience
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We'll keep up. As you progress, so will our offerings.

 

We are committed to partnering with you to deliver high quality personalised education programs, designed to advance surgical techniques. Whether it’s at a local, national or European level, we are proud to provide a specialised educational experience.

 

 

 



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Stryker is a member of MedTech Europe

Stryker is a member of MedTech Europe, which is the European Industry association representing the medical technology industries, from diagnosis to cure. As a member of MedTech Europe, we are committed to comply with the Med Tech EuropeCode of Ethical business Practices while partnering on educational opportunities. For further information, please visit the MedTech Europe website 

Events

We offer a full range of learning opportunities and are constantly developing new courses and training resources. From hands-on surgical training to virtual courses, we offer activities that address evolving clinical and operational challenges.

 

Local and EU webinars

We have tapped into our Global network of key opinion leaders to plan a wide variety of webinars and virtual events. Many will be able to be viewed on demand, as well.

Surgeon-to-surgeon (S2S) event

The S2S program is an educational forum that provides academic product training and encourages surgeon-to-surgeon collaboration. The goal of this program is to provide you an opportunity to learn surgical techniques from esteemed and experienced spine surgeons. It can be performed during face-to-face meetings or remotely via live streaming or through real live surgery recording. These discussions include product tips and pearls to help you enhance patient care.

Excellence training center

Each course is customized and includes lectures and case discussions with our key opinion leaders (KOLs) network of surgeons plus an intensive cadaveric lab focusing on hands-on dissection courses with an emphasis on product training using spine surgical instrumentation and Enabling Technologies solutions.

Workshops for OR professionals

These hands-on workshops help participants gain the precision and skill they need to use high-performance spine instrumentation successfully. Designed for room nurses, surgical technicians and other healthcare professionals, these courses give participants hands-on instruction in how to assemble, operate and use spine instruments in a variety of applications.

Freiburg Experience

Freiburg is the beating heart of our innovation process: here your customers will be able to experience technologies firsthand and talk directly to the engineers involved in the designand development process. It is a unique experience in a unique setting.

Local and EU surgeon networks

Whether through expert faculty debating current controversies in spine with audience participation, or case discussion meetings on key topics in complex spinal deformity andcervical spine, the sole purpose of these face-to-face or online events are to facilitate exchanges and network creation amongst European participants.

The Great Debate

Expert faculty debating current controversies in spine with audience participation. We haverun this meeting since 2017, with expert faculty debating key topics in spine with audience interaction.

Complex Spine Network

Case discussion meeting on key topics in spinal deformity and the cervical spine. A new concept introduced in 2019, focusing on small groups lead by key opinion leaders (KOL) discussing clinical cases.

 

Our extensive course offering ranges from fundamental resident training to advanced surgical techniques, to meet your need for tiered levels of training and education.

 

Essential
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For healthcare professionals in the first years of their specialisation

The opportunity to participate in local courses and events that showcase the safe and effective use of Stryker products

Advanced
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For healthcare professionals in their final years as a trainee and first five years in practice

Advanced level educational opportunities that reflect their increased knowledge and experience

Expert
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For senior-level healthcare professionals

The ability to enhance their knowledge with a goal to positively impact the future of surgery


Spine EU Medical Education Calendar 2022
MIS Course
8 - 9th June 2022
Anterolateral Approaches
13 - 14th April 2022
Complex Spine Network
5 - 6th May 2022
Anterolateral approaches
22 - 23rd September 2021

 

 

The Great Debate
14 - 15th October 2021
Advances in Technologies and Techniques
20 - 21st October 2021
Complex Spine Network
11 - 12th November 2021

 

 

MIS Spine Surgery Using Navigation
Friday, 15th May, 2020
Anterior Column Reconstruction via the Lateral and ATP Approach
Friday, 22nd May, 2020
Anterior to Psoas Access: When and How
Friday, 5th June, 2020

 

 

Controversies in Surgical Techniques for AIS
Friday, 12th June, 2020

Optimal Management of Adult Spinal Deformity
Thursday, 18th June, 2020
Spinal Navigation: Degen to Complex
Friday, 26th June, 2020

 

 

The Treatment of Spinal Bone Tumours
Friday, 10th July, 2020
Management of Spinal Thoraco-lumbar Trauma
Friday, 17th July, 2020
Treatment Options for Degenerative Kyphosis in the Cervical Spine
Friday, 24th July, 2020

 

 

Benefits of Spinal Navigation 3D and 2D
Friday, 30th July, 2020
Complex Spine Network Cervical
Thursday, 1st October, 2020
MIS for Spinal Deformity
Friday, 30th October, 2020

 

 

Challenges of Complex Spinal Surgery
Thursday, 12th November, 2020
Evolution of Posterior Correction Techniques for AIS
Thursday, 10th December, 2020
MIS Surgery for Spinal Tumours
Friday, 27th November, 2020

 

 

Spine Case Controversies, MIS
Saturday, 20th March, 2021

Partnerships

Amsterdam Skills Centre

Together with the Amsterdam University Medical Center (AMC) and Vrije University (VU), Stryker is a proud partner of the Amsterdam Skills Centre, which opened its doors on 4th February 2019. The Amsterdam Skills Centre provides a state of the art operating theater, with 12 operating tables providing training of complex procedures on preserved human tissue. A digital learning environment is supported in the 3700m2 building, which has conference rooms for up to 200 people.

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