This internationally renowned fellowship programme stretches over a 12 to 18 months curriculum, supported by an internationally recognized faculty. The modular format of this programme offers training in a variety of topics and formats, including e-learning modules and didactic, hands-on training both in Medtronic’s education & training facilities in Switzerland and in selected training centers with an assigned clinical training consultant.
Functional neurosurgeons with a strong interest and a minimum of 6 months experience in Medtronic DBS therapies.
This programme will help to develop the trainees into independent Medtronic DBS therapies implanters.
The goal of this programme is to provide training in all related aspects and steps in offering Medtronic DBS therapy with an emphasis on the neurosurgical aspect of the therapy.
- By teaching participants, a multidisciplinary approach to DBS surgery, leading to best clinical outcomes
- By helping participants understand the pathophysiology and medical management of the disease treated
- By providing an insight into how surgery influences the pathophysiology of the disease and its interface with medical management
- Give participants the opportunity to learn different approaches to Medtronic DBS therapies.
Duration: 18 months
Max 20 trainees
This course is organized every two years, starting in May/June. Please contact your local sales representative to receive more information on the upcoming program.