National Pain Awareness Week

2012 NPAW Events

ILC Foundation Events - National Pain Week 2012 - download the PDF.

Purdue Pharma is hosting a National Speaker Tour for healthcare professionals during Pain Awareness Week. We will be visiting 3 cities with 2 experts – Dr. Barry Cole and Dr. Richard Hunt. The title of our program is "Pain Management – Where Are We At and Where Do We Go?"

Oct 19

Pain BC - National Pain Awareness Week Update - Download PDF

Oct 29-30

Journées de Sensibilisation - La Douleur - Je m'en occupe

Nov 2

Pain Revisited 2012- A Bumper Crop of Local Talent
12:30-4:30 pm 2-39
Corbett Hall University of Alberta (Corner of 82 Ave and 112 Street)
http://fluidsurveys.com/s/PainRevisited2012 - download the PDF.

Nov 3

Delta School Board - Delta Manor Education Centre
4750 - 57 Street
Register: (604) 940-5550

Nov 4

Senior Centre in Burlington at 3:00 pm.
Burlington Senior Centre
2285 New St.
Burlington Ontario L7R 1J4.
cob@burlington.ca

Nov 4-10

Edmonton (Alberta) Nerve Pain Association
Bring the posters to Edmonton hospitals, drug stores, medical centres and clinics to make patients and staff aware of the importance of pain.

Edmonton (Alberta) Nerve Pain Association
Have a booth in selected Edmonton locations visited by pain patients and talk to these patients about pain and ways to deal with it.

Events from www.douleurchronique.org
French: http://www.douleurchronique.org/gestion/Encart_douleurchronique.pdf
English: http://www.douleurchronique.org/gestion/ChronicPainQuebec_moyenneReso.pdf

Nov 5

Pain Day. Education service at HSC for all WRHA staff
cyakiwchuk@wrha.mb.ca

"Pain Management – Where Are We At and Where Do We Go?"
1115 Alberni Street
Vancouver BC
michelle.girard@purdue.ca
www.purduepainweek.ca

Procedural Pain Management at Sick Kids, "Revisiting the old and looking at the new!"
Atrium Ramp Presentation; 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
416-813-7654
For more info please download the PDF

2nd Annual ChildLife Coping Carnival
ChildLife Patient Activity; 2:00-3:30 PM, Atrium
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
416-813-7654
For more info please download the PDF

Complexities of Chronic Pain Event
Holiday Inn
30 Carlton Street
Toronto ON
CPAC, Kevin Hall, 416-455-5683 or kevin_hall2001@hotmail.com

Nov 5-9

Representative from the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research there between 11:30-1:30 each day to answer questions and provide more information.
IWK Health Centre - Goldbloom Pavillion
5850 University Avenue
Halifax NS B3K 6R8

Nov 6

First Annual Education Day on Pain Awareness
08:00 – 16:00
Foothills Medical Centre Auditorium
Contact info: Helen Schroeder 403-944-1430

What’s new in Pain Research, Education and Quality Improvement Initiatives at Sick Kids
Atrium Ramp Presentation; 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Chronic Pain Clinic Website Launch, Jennifer Tyrrell

Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
416-813-7654
For more info please download the PDF

Nov 7

"Pain Management – Where Are We At and Where Do We Go?"
Lowes Vogue Hotel
1425 Rue de la Montagne
Montreal QC
michelle.girard@purdue.ca
www.purduepainweek.ca

The RAP of Sickle Cell Disease
Pain Centre Inaugural Cross Talks; 4:00 – 5:00 PM, IGT Conference Room (2810J), 2nd floor, Elm Wing
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
416-813-7654
For more info please download the PDF

Nov 8

"Pain Management – Where Are We At and Where Do We Go?"
Westin Prince Hotel
900 York Mills Road
Toronto ON
michelle.girard@purdue.ca
www.purduepainweek.ca

HHS Chronic Pain Management Unit Open House - Download PDF

Conquering Procedural Pain
Daniels Hollywood Theatre 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
416-813-7654
For more info please download the PDF

Less Pain, More Gain - by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Frederic Gaspard Lecture Theatre
Basic Medical Sciences Building
727 McDermot Avenue
Susan Leonard, 204-837-0845
www./wrha.mb.ca/osd/clinical.php

Nov 8-9

Implementing Best Practices for Pain Management
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
http://www.usask.ca/nursing/cedn/programs/2012-2013%20Conferences/Pain/Pain_Conf_2012.php
Conference Overview - Download PDF

NPAW GENERAL

Montreal Heart Institute
Efforts with respect to cardiac surgery patients - please see PDF.

Edmonton (Alberta) Nerve Pain Association
Send a press release to Alberta radio, TV stations and newspapers to let them know the EANPA members are available for interviews during the National Pain Awareness week.

Libby Davies - In Support of National Pain Awareness Week