Semaine nationale

2011 NPAW Events

DATE/TIME: Saturday, October 29, 2011: 1-4 PM
PARC and Chronic Pain Support Group Niagara (CPSN)
Dr Jackie Gardner-Nix, MD PhD MRCP(UK)
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
FEATURING BOOK: "The Mindfulness Solution to Pain"
PLACE: Linhaven Hall (Home for the Aged )
403 Ontario Street
St. Catharines, Ontario

The headache experience of the child and adolescent with shunted hydrocephalus

Presenter: Dr. Tina Petrelli, RN (ec), MN, ACNP, PhD

Date: Monday November 7th, 2011
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
SickKids Hospital
Room 7704

Admission is Free and Lunch is provided.

Pain and Culture? Things to consider in our multidimensional practice setting.

Please join us as we explore the relationship between pain and culture through an interactive program of video education and e-learning modules at your leisure. The goal is to gain a better understanding of how culture can influence the experience of pain and what we can do to enhance the family-centred care experience.

Date: Tuesday November 8th , 2011
Time: 900-1100 am
SickKids Hospital
Room 1248

Admission is Free and Breakfast is provided.

The SickKids Pain Centre Presents:
Decreasing the headache of headache: Diagnosis, assessment and management

Thursday November 10, 2011, 12-1 pm

For more info please see the attached poster.

Managing Pain - in Montreal

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, during Pain Awareness week, Drs Yoram Shir and Ann Gamsa from the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre, will speak about Managing Pain at 7pm at the Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke West, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1G1 All welcome.
Wheelchair accessible.
Note: the books in the Library's Pain Management collection of 100 titles are available through Inter Library Loans

Learning to Recover and Thrive
Part 1 & 2

Date: Wednesday, November 9th and 16th, 2011
Time: 6–8 p.m.
Location: The Arthritis Society
3770 Kempt Road, Suite 210
Halifax NS B3K 4X8
Phone: 429 7025 ext 240
Cost: FREE!

For more information please download the attached PDF.

McGill Pain Awareness Week Public Lecture
10 Nov 2011 - Mary-Ann Fitzcharles

On Thursday, Nov 10th, 2011, at 6:30pm, the Alan Edward Centre for Research on Pain is pleased to sponsor a free public lecture on the subject of chronic pain. Our speaker will be Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, Rheumatologistand Pain Specialist from the Montreal General Hospital, who will speak on "Pain Relief Today" A Whole New Concept".

The talk will be held in the Jeanne Timmins amphitheater of the Montreal Neurological Institute. Please see the attached PDF file for more information.

Feeling and Dealing with Pain: Is it all in our head?

Two top Calgary neuroscientists tell us what science is learning about how the brain and body feels pain and how we can deal with pain in our lives.
Presented in partnership with Hotchkiss Brain Institute

November 22, 2011
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Ironwood Stage and Grill
1229 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Science Cafés are informal evenings that provide scientists, researchers and the public a chance to discuss current issues in science in an informal pub and town hall atmosphere.

Gerald Zamponi, PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary

Please see the attached PDF file for more information.