Education and resources for health professionals

Learn how you can improve health outcomes for the one in five Canadians with chronic pain by taking one of our evidence-based education programs. Our wide range of continuing education opportunities are based on a laddered strategy that aims to increase chronic pain capacity among health care providers of all disciplines.


How Pain BC's education programs help


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Pain science and how it relates to your practice

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Your profession-specific skills

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Improved competence in providing care for pain

Why Pain BC?

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Clinically relevant

All Pain BC education programs are developed in consultation with clinical experts and people living with pain.

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Created by Canada’s pain experts

Pain BC is a national and international leader in chronic pain education.

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Affordable and compact

As registered charity, we can offer our high-quality courses at low cost and with minimal impact on your time away from your practice or your family.

  • “By taking part in ECHO, I will most definitely be able to improve my practice and pass on the skills and knowledge to my clients. Thank you.” 

    BC ECHO for Chronic Pain participant
  • “Excellent course, significantly increased my confidence and provided me with tools and resources to direct my pain patients with understanding the importance of movement and exercise.” 

    Gentle Movement & Relaxation course participant
  • “Thank you for this comprehensive and practical course. It truly made me reflect on my approach to working with people who have pain. I know I have new tools to incorporate in my practice.” 

    Pain Foundations course participant