To appreciate the unique perspective and skill of neurologists in the multidisciplinary management of pain
To understand the necessity of multidisciplinary effort in treatment and rehabilitation of complex neurological disease
To gain familiarity with common diagnostic tools employed in pain assessment
To perform a detailed neurological history and examination to include mental status, cranial nerves, motor, sensory, reflex, cerebellar, and gait examinations. At least fifteen examinations should be performed, with direct attending verification of experience in five.
To understand the indicators and interpretation of electrodiagnostic studies.
To become familiar with basic neuro-imaging and identify significant findings, to include at least MR and CT of the spine and brain on a minimum of 15 CT and MRI studies drawn from the examples within the following areas: Brain, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.