Upcoming Events

Friday
January
12
2018
11:00AM

This webinar will provide an overview of the research on the powerful effect of couples' relationship dynamics on pain and will provide evidence-based strategies for couples to manage pain and distress together. Couples can learn new skills to support each other to manage pain and distress while also growing closer together.

Saturday
January
20
2018
9:00AM

West Coast College of Massage Therapy (WCCMT) Victoria
100 – 818 Broughton St.
Victoria, BC, V8W 1E4

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how modifications of traditional massage therapy practices can increase success and improve outcomes for people in pain.

Thursday
January
25
2018
11:00AM

This webinar will explore the meaningfulness of work for people living with long-term work disability and chronic pain, and the role meaning plays in return to work effort.

Monday
January
29
2018
4:00PM

In this webinar, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) will be discussed as an innovative treatment approach towards chronic pain.

Wednesday
January
31
2018
12:00PM - 1:00PM

With Derek Desrosiers, RPh, Director, Pharmacy Practice Support, British Columbia Pharmacy Association and Bryce Wong, RPh, General Manager, RxOme Pharmacogenomics Canada.

Thursday
February
15
2018
8:30AM
Friday
February
23
2018
9:00AM - 5:00PM
St. Paul's Hospital, Cullen Family Lecture Theatre
1081 Burrard Street 
Vancouver, BC
Directions: look for the Conference Centre in the basement of the Providence Tower

Join us for this workshop intended for Occupational Therapists interested in developing or enhancing sound clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of clients living with complex and chronic pain.

Tuesday
February
27
2018
11:00AM

The conflation of chronic pain management with the prescription of opioids, often at high dose, has for the past 20 years overlooked long-established core tenets of multidisciplinary chronic pain care that is fundamentally about restoring function and enabling behavioral re-training; these are best and more safely accomplished without opioids and other central nervous system depressants.  

Thursday
March
8
2018
11:00AM

Employers are obliged to provide a safe work environment for employees.  Unions are concerned for the safety of their members while at work.  Assisting workers in achieving a safe and sustainable return to work after illness or injury has always ​been an appropriate goal of treatment.   However, North American workplaces are increasingly challenged with how to address prescription and over-the-counter medication use by employees, while ensuring a safe working environment, given the dramatic increase in the number of prescriptions written by physicians in recent yea

Sunday
March
11
2018
10:00AM
West Coast College of Massage Therapy (WCCMT)
New Westminster Location
613 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1A7

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how modifications of traditional massage therapy practices can increase success and improve outcomes for people in pain.