Semaine nationale

2008 NPAW Events

NPAW EVENTS:

Maureen Leonard and Dr. Boyd will be on London Rogers Daytime (http://www.rogerstv.com/) on Monday November 3rd giving a live interview. The interview will take place between 11:20 AM – 12 PM.

The Canadian Pain Science Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
is hosting 3 video conferencing workshops on chronic pain and will be presented
November 3, 10 and 17 which can be watched at a person's leisure. The web site for
more information is www.physiotherapy.ca and the cost is $250.00 for members and
$375.00 for non-members. Let your health professional know about this event!

Pain Management Week Schedule of Events, Nov. 3 - Nov. 7 2008 -
Download PDF (English) Download PDF (Francais)

The Edmonton (Alberta) Nerve Pain Association offers a one day educational workshop on chronic pain. No admission fee.

October 25, 2008
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Misericordia Hospital Auditorium, 16940—87 Avenue
Edmonton
10:00 to 10:45:My experience with pain
Speakers: Mae Deans, Marie Delisle, Sandra Lesher, Cathy Pagliuso
(EANPA founding members and CPN)
10:45 to 11:00:Break with complimentary refreshments
11:00 to 12:00:Pain clinics in the Edmonton area
Speaker: Dr. Claude Roberto, Ph.D., CPN
12:00 to 1:00:Lunch break (bring your own lunch)
1:00 to 2:00 :How to remove suffering from pain
Strategies to live with constant pain
Speakers: Dr. Claude Roberto, Ph.D., CPN
Dianne Tomm—Lunty, R.N., CPN
2:00 to 2:15:Break with complimentary refreshments
2:15 to 3:00 :Life Despite Pain
Speaker: Dr. Bruce Dick, Ph.D., University of Alberta
Multidisciplinary Pain Centre
For more information, registration. shared transportation: 780 217 9306

The Canadian Pain Coalition, along with the Canadian Pain Society Nursing Special
Interest Group, will be hosting Pain Information Booths at various malls across Canada
leading up to National Pain Awareness Week. Come out and visit the booth in your area!

MallCityProvBoothHours
Comox MallComoxBCNovember 1, 200812:00pm - 4:00pm
Fairview Point ClaireMontrealQCOctober 25, 20089:00am - 5:00pm
Kingsway Garden MallEdmontonABOctober 19, 200811:00am - 5:00pm
Mic Mac MallDartmouthNSOctober 25, 20089:30am - 9:00pm
Oakville PlaceOakvilleONOctober 18, 20089:00am - 6:00pm
Rideau CentreOttawaONOctober 18, 20089:30am - 6:00pm
Southcentre MallCalgaryABOctober 18, 20089:30am - 9:00pm
What:Pain and the Patient Forum
When:Saturday, November 1, 2008
9:30 AM to 3 PM
Where:Misericordia Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta
Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Rob Hauptman, M.D. speaking about how to treat chronic pain.
Dr. Horst Mueller, RPysch, speaking on the importance of patient involvement.
Dr. Norm Thie, BSc., DDS., speaking about Pain and Sleep.
Mr. Ron Marcinkoski, Pharmacist, speaking about Medications, Compliance and You.
Ms. Heather Divine, President of CPAC and pain patient.
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator for CPAC.
For more info please contact Barry Ulmer at (780)482-6727 or cpac@chronicpaincanada.com
What:Comox, B.C. The Comox Valley Chronic Pain Support Group and the
Canadian Pain Coalition are hosting an information booth at the Comox
Center Mall, 215 Port Augusta Street, Comox B.C. on Saturday, November 1,
2008 from 12 NOON to 4 PM. Hosts are Brenda Bouttell from the Comox
Valley Nursing Centre and Diane Lewis from the Canadian Pain Coalition.
When:Saturday, November 1, 2008
12 Noon to 4 PM
Where:Comox Center Mall
215 Port Augusta Street
Comox B.C
Who:Hosts are:
Brenda Bouttell from the Comox Valley Nursing Centre
Diane Lewis from the Canadian Pain Coalition
For more information Download the PDF
What:Pain Symposium
When:Sunday, November 2, 2008
1PM to 4PM
Where:Quality Hotel Calgary Airport & Conf Centre
4804 Edmonton Trail N.E.
Calgary, Alberta
Who:

Speakers include:
Dr. John Clark. M.D. Medical Director Chronic Pain, Calgary Health Region
Dr. Paul Taenzer, Ph.D., RPsych, Calgary Pain Clinic
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator, CPAC
Ms. Roxanne Stewart, CPAC Support Group Leader and pain patient.

For more info please contact Barry Ulmer at (780)482-6727 or
cpac@chronicpaincanada.com or Roxanne Stewart (403) 452-4509.
What:ONE FACE, MANY CAUSES: A Symposium on Neuropathic Pain
When:Monday, November 3, 2008
1 PM to 4 PM
Where:MaRS Auditorium
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario
Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Angela Mailis-Gagnon, MD, MSc, FRCPC(PhysMed)
Dr. Larry Picard
and 5 patient panelists:
Marina Englesakis – breast cancer surgery
Tara Jeji – spinal cord injury from car crash
Rachel Weisz – post-herpetic neuralgia from shingles
Kathy Rideout – multiple sclerosis
David Harlow – spinal cord injury from accident.
For more information and to RSVP please e-mail actionontarioadmin@gmail.com.
Download the PDF
What:Pain Symposium
When:Monday, November 3, 2008
6:30 PM to 9 PM
Where:Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Mary Lynch, M.D. President elect of the Canadian Pain Society
Mr. Peter Duffy, Columnist
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator CPAC
For more info please contact Terry Bremner at (902) 479-0409.
What:Pain Symposium
When:Tuesday, November 4, 2008
6 PM to 9 PM
Where:Fredericton Inn
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Bill Cook, M.D.
Ms. Nancy Schuttenbeld, RN
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator, CPAC
For more info please contact Terry Bremner at (902) 479-0409 or tmbremner@eastlink.ca
What:Pain Symposium
When:Tuesday, November 4, 2008
1:45 PM to 4 PM
Where:Moncton General Hospital
Cafeteria, 6th Floor
Moncton, New Brunswick
Who:Speakers include:
Mary Brachaniec - Pain patient
Lila Donovan
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator, CPAC
For more info please contact Terry Bremner at (902) 479-0409 or tmbremner@eastlink.ca
What:An Evening on Chronic Pain
When:Wednesday, November 5, 2008
5:30 PM to 8 PM
Where:Royal Jubilee Hospital
Woodward Room at Begbie Hall
Victoria, B.C.
Who:Topics include:
What Does Pain Look Like?
How Does It Affect All Areas of Your Life?
What To Say In The Doctors Office and Pain and the Perfect Doctor.
What Helps - Some Activities.
All discussions will include Patients/Doctors?Other Professionals.
For more information please contact Jon at (250) 208-7788.
What:NeP Pain Public Forum
When:Wednesday, November 6, 2008
7 PM to 9 PM
Where:St. Joseph's Hospital, Shuttleworth Auditorium
268 Grosvenor Street
London, Ontario
Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Dwight Moulin, Professor and Earl Russell Chair Pain Program
University of Western Ontario
and
Dr. David Boyd, Internist Psychiatrist and a Pain Patient.
For more info please contact Karen Nussbaum at (416)515-7517, ext 234 or Nussbaum@thornleyfallis.com.
What:Pain Symposium
When:Thursday, November 6, 2008
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where:Memorial Hospital
St. John's, Newfoundland
Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Lydia Hatcher, M.D
John Gibbons
Ms. Sandra LeFort, RN
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator CPAC
For more info please contact Terry Bremner at (902) 479-0409 or tmbremner@eastlink.ca
What:Pain Symposium
When:Friday, November 7, 2008
2 PM to 4:30 PM
Where:Montreal General Hospital
19 Flr. Room E 19-102
Montreal, Quebec
Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Shir, M.D. Montreal General Hospital
Ms. Louise Lamb
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator, CPAC
Mr. Gary Blank, Group Leader CPAC Support Group and Pain Patient
For more info please contact Terry Bremner at (902) 479-0409 or tmbremner@eastlink.ca
What:Pain Symposium
When:Saturday, November 8, 2008
1 PM to 5 PM
Where:

Ramada Hotel & Convention Center
1818 Victoria Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan

Who:Speakers include:
Dr. Michael Lang, MD, Regina General Hospital
Mr. Terry Bremner, National Support Group Coordinator, CPAC
Ms. Leanne Johns, Fibromyalgia Association of Regina
For more info please contact Elaine Torrie at (306)522-8686.
What:Public Forum
When:Sunday, November 9, 2008
1 PM to 5 PM
Where:

Courtyard by Marriot
1224 Upper James
Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3B1

Who:Speakers include:
"Moving Beyond the Pain" - Lynn Cooper, President Canadian Pain Coalition
"Coping with Chronic Pain from the Inside Out The Perspective of a Doctor/Patient" - Jeffrey Ennis, MSW, MD, FRCP(C)
For more info, download the PDF.
What:A special event is being held on Saturday, November 8, 2008. It is being
hosted by the partnership of the CPAC Chronic Pain Support Group and the
PARC Support Group. Details have not all been confirmed yet.