2015 NPAW Events
National Pain Awareness Week 2015
November 1 – 7, 2015
Fourth Annual Education Day For PAIN AWARENESS
Date: November 4th, 2015 08:00-16:30
Location: Red and White Club, 1833 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary AB, T2M 4S7
Audience: Healthcare providers who encounter patients with pain. All disciplines welcome.
- Pharmacology of Neuropathic Pain Medications
- Pain 101: Pain Classification
- Vitamin D and Pain
- Addiction Trends in Canada
- Geriatric Pain Management
- More to be announced!
For details, please download the brochure (PDF)
Party for Pain
Date: November 5th, 2015 Cocktails 6p.m. ~ Dinner 7p.m.
Location: Michelangelo’s Banquet & Convention Centre 1555 Upper Ottawa Street, Hamilton L8W 3E2
Details: Live entertainment featuring a "Dancing with the Stars" inspired dance competition, live music, silent auction, raffle prizes and more!
Cost: $150 each or $1,000 a table (seats 10)
NPAW Community Art Gallery
Date: November 6th, 2015 13:00-15:00
Location:Faculty Of Social Work Auditorium, Wilfrid Laurier University 120 Duke Street West Kitchener, Ontario
Dr. Michelle Skop, PhD, RSW
An Overview of Findings from a Study about the Healthcare Experiences of Peoplewith Fibromyalgia
For more information download the poster PDF
McMaster Persistent Post-Surgical Pain
A Model for the Student of Chronic Pain
Date: Saturday, November 7th
Location: The University Club of McMaster
Alumni Memorial Hall (Building 8)
1280 Main St. W, Hamilton, ON
For a PDF version of the brochure click here!
Clinical Researchers, Basic Scientists, Behavioral Scientists, Rehabilitation Scientists, Residents, Students, and Other Healthcare Professionals
For More Program Information Contact:
CHERYL BOGIE, CHSE Coordinator
Continuing Health Sciences Education Program
P: 905-525-9140 ext. 22990
For Registration Information Contact:
P: 905-525-9140 ext. 22671
The CHSE Program
Ontario Pain Foundation, Chronic Pain Support Niagara (Cpsn) and Parc are partnering to present:
Chronic Pain Forum
Date: Saturday November 7 From 3-6 pm
Location: Holiday Inn, 327 Ontario St., St. Catharines
Cost: Free Guest Speakers: Dr G Karmy (Pain Specialist), Dr. P Angerilli DC and Breanne Yacobucci (Cannabis)
Exhibits: Hart and Sol Naturopathic Clinic, Bieman Copland and Associates(Pssychologists), and more!
No Pain, A Lot To Gain
Date: Saturday November 7Th 2015 – 8:15 Am-5:15 PM
Location: Centurion Conference and Event Centre 170 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario
This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 6.0 MAINPRO-M1 CREDITS. www.eventsinsync.com/ottawapainday2015/index.html or Events In Sync, T: 905-404-9545
Fibromyalgia London Group is hosting
LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC PAIN
Date: Saturday November 7 From 1:30-4 pm
Location: Meeting Room A, Beacock Branch Library
1280 Huron Street, London
FREE overflow parking available next door at The Salvation Army Hillcrest church or across the street at Huron Market Place plaza.
Doors Open for Registration/Check In at 1:00pm
Beverages and light snacks provided.
We are excited to have as our keynote speakers:
- Lynn Cooper - Executive Director, Canadian Pain Coalition who will speak on "Moving Beyond The Pain"
- Norm Armoun - Pharmacist/Owner, Shoppers Drug Mart who will speak on "Medical Advances and Treatments for Chronic Pain"
As well, there will be several information table displays with staff representatives present to answer your questions, from organizations like:
- Canadian Pain Coalition
- Heaven Scent/Canadian Institute of Alternative Medicine
- Phoenix Tai Chi Centre
- Bowen Therapy of London
Please come early to check out their displays and find out more information on how you can treat pain and/or help you manage your chronic pain symptoms.
If you have registered already to attend, that's awesome and we look forward to welcoming you on Saturday!
If you have NOT registered yet, there only 10 seats left - so PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP if you wish to attend.
Group Lead Coordinator
The Fibromyalgia London Group
Tel: 519-453-3198 ~ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chronic Pain Association of Canada, Toronto Group (CPACtoronto)
Pain Relief Forum, 2015
Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015, 1:30 to 4:30 P.M.
Location: St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 415 Broadview Ave. Toronto, Ontario
Speakers: Alex Reivich & Dr. Kevin Rod