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|Calgary Pain Conference – May 7th – 8th, 2018|
|CALGARY PAIN CONFERENCE
DATE & TIME:
The conference is comprised of three sections
LOCATION: MacEwan Conference and Events Centre, Main Campus, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary AB
OVERVIEW: The content of this conference covers advances in pain research and treatment, the prevention and management of acute and chronic pain and provides an overview of availabale programs and resources in Calgary. It will be of interest to all healthcare providers.
Pain Science 101: Principles, Paradigms and Some Groovy Science by Lorimer Moseley
Pain, the Brain and Your Incredible Protectomerter by Lorimer Moseley
Is it High-time for Medical Cannabis? Doubee-ous Evidence on Smokin’ Results by Mike Allan and Danielle Perry
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: All healthcare providers including physicians, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, nutritionists, kinesiologists, pain researchers and students.
|CALGARY PAIN CONFERENCE IN PERSON
Please fax your REGISTRATION FORM to (403) 270 – 2330
This event is being held both In Person and as an Online Webcast. Early Bird Rate available until April 9th, 2018.
CALGARY PAIN CONFERENCE ONLINE WEBCAST
Please fax your REGISTRATION FORM to (403) 270-2330
|The Office of Continuing Medical Education
& Professional Development
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
Ground floor, TRW Building
3280 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 4Z6
|© University of Calgary 2018
Join us for the Calgary Pain Conference May 7, 2018!
This year’s conference will be held at the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.
For details about our amazing speakers and conference information, check out the Calgary Pain Conference Brochure.
Register online at: cmeregistration.ucalgary.ca
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Calgary Pain Education Foundation conference Spring 2019. It will be in Calgary at the University of Calgary. Stay tuned for exciting additions!
The aim of this program is to provide advanced education in collaborative pain management for healthcare professionals and provide an opportunity for interdisciplinary groups to address the multi-dimensional nature of pain.
The certificate is made up of three courses. Each course runs over a 13
week period and are 3-credit graduate level which consists of 39 hours of
instruction time per course.
The course director is Dr. Judith Hunter, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta and University of Toronto, and a member of the UT Centre for the study of Pain (recent recipient of the 2013 award for Excellence in Interprofessional Pain Education from the Canadian Pain Society).
Course contributors, representative of a variety of health related disciplines
and include leaders in pain research, management and education from across Canada and beyond.
The three courses are offered in an online format in order to provide this learning opportunity to clinicians practising in rural and urban settings. MAINPRO credits available through the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). The first course (series of three) begins September 2014.
There are two upcoming dates for the Chronic Pain Management for the Family Physician MAINPRO-C Course:
Family physicians are responsible for the majority of the management of chronic pain. Day one of this course will be held in a classroom setting to provide an overview of key issues in Chronic Pain. Days two and three will be arranged as observership days, in conjunction with the Course Coordinator at the Chronic Pain Centre, and will provide a clinical preceptorship that responds to the needs of the individual learner.
1. To gain sufficient knowledge of the physiological, anatomical and psychological mechanisms of pain to be able to explain it in plain language to patients.
2. To know how to assess the biological, psychological, and socio-economic aspects of pain.
3. To acquire some useful tips for managing patients with chronic pain in a primary care setting, including communication skills, medication management, and basic counselling skills.
4. To become aware of the resources available in the community to support patients with chronic pain.
5. To practice interviewing, physical examination, and treatment skills.
For course brochures and registration, please visit:
Calgary Pain Education Foundation hosts an annual Calgary Pain Conference to cover advances in pain research and treatment, the prevention and management of acute and chronic pain and provides an overview of available programs and resources in Calgary. All health care providers are welcome to attend!
This year’s Calgary Pain Conference will be held on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, 2013:
New location: MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary
For more information, click on “The Calgary Pain Conference” in the menu above, or click here:
We hope to see you there!
Come out for the Second Annual Pain Awareness Education Day on November 6, 2013 at 08:30 – 16:30 at the Alberta Room, University of Calgary. This event is hosted by the Acute Pain Service, Department of Anesthesia, Alberta Health Services & the Chronic Pain Consult Service, Alberta Health Services.
For more details, please see the Pain Awareness Education Day 2013 Information Poster and Registration Brochure.
The Calgary Pain Conference will be held on Friday, November 29th, 2013 this year… save the date!
We are also hosting new workshops this year on Thursday, November 28th in the afternoon. Stay tuned for more details!