Upcoming Events

Wednesday
October
18
2017
12:00PM

If you’re curious about how to respond when patients or clients with pain ask about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), this webinar is for you. You’ll learn how Canadian laws for medically assisted death apply to patients with chronic pain.

Friday
October
20
2017
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Queen Alexandra Hospital
2400 Arbutus Road, Victoria, BC
Afternoon workshops have separate locations: A002 and Activity Building

Saturday
October
21
2017
8:30AM - 4:30PM

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. The workshop aims to improve your confidence and decrease your stress when working with the challenges of persistent pain.  

Tuesday
October
31
2017
12:00PM

Most practitioners have historically considered chronic pain to be largely from periph

Thursday
November
9
2017
12:00PM - 1:00PM

In this webinar, Dr. Wong will share proven strategies for successful patient education about chronic pain, even in the shortest visits, in any clinical setting. Group session slides and patient handouts provided.

Friday
February
23
2018
9:00AM - 5:00PM
St. Paul's Hospital
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC

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

Treatment of chronic pain requires “multimodal analgesia,” a management plan that ofte

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