Semaine nationale

2014 NPAW Events

CPC is celebrating the 10 Anniversary of National Pain Awareness Week, November 2‐8, 2014 with a full schedule of activities which have national influence and reflect CPC’s support of its member organizations. Watch for updates and media coverage on facebook, twitter and www.canadianpaincoalition.ca

  • October 30 - CPC attends - CIHR, Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis ‐ Science in Motion meeting, Toronto
  • November 1 - CPC attends - ILC Foundation's Difficult to Diagnose Diseases: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome 2nd Annual Canadian Conference, Toronto
  • November 3 - Fall newsletter release
  • November 4 - Pain Resource Centre updates - Pain Conditions Section
  • November 5 - CPC Report Card on Pain announcement
  • November 5 - CPC attends - Party for Pain, Hamilton
  • November 6 - CPC's National Day for PAIN (Pain Awareness is Needed)
  • November 6 - CPC participates - Opioid Study Day with the Canadian Pain Society,Toronto
  • November 7 - CPC presents - Saskatchewan Pain Strategy meeting, Saskatoon
  • November 7 & 8 - CPC attends - 5th Implementing Best Practices for Pain Management in Saskatchewan conference, Saskatoon
  • November 8 - CPC attends - Persistent Post‐Surgical Pain - A model for the study of chronic pain symposium, Hamilton

November 2, 2013

Bridging gaps in best practices - ILC Charitable Foundation

Difficult to Diagnose Diseases: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Date: November 1-2, 2014
Time: 09:00-11:00
Venue: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel
Address: 901 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON
For more info:
Download the brochure (PDF)

November 3, 2013

No events scheduled yet

November 4, 2013

No events scheduled yet

November 5, 2013

Alberta Health Services Third Annual Education Day for Pain Awareness

Date: Wednesday November 5, 2014
Time: 08:30-16:30
Venue: Olympic Volunteer Centre at the Red and White Club
Address: Calgary, AB
For more info:
Download the poster (PDF)
Download the registration brochure (PDF)

Party for Pain

Date: Wednesday November 5, 2014
Time: 18:00
Venue: Michelangelo's Banquet and Convention Centre
Address: Hamilton, ON
For more info:
Party for Pain

Cannabinoids and their use in a pain patients life

Public Presentation

Date: Wednesday November 5th
Time: 7-9 pm
Venue: Comfort Inn
Address: 88 Chain Lake Drive. Halifax

Chronic Pain is a complex Disease that affects 30 – 40 % of Nova Scotia. Wait times exceed 2 years in most all parts of our province. Most all family GP’s have had only 1 day in medical school studying pain.

Dr John Clark MD FRCPC ,
Medical Director Pain Services, Capital Health
Professor of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine
Dalhousie University,
Director of Chronic Pain Dept , Halifax
Past President Canadian Pain Society

Cannabinoids a doctors approach to their use, what MD organizations are saying and advising MDs to do, what the new process is and the evidence for their use and further research.

Luke Doyle , YAP , Young Adults in Pain

"A pain patient life " that will enlighten your life and inspire you to have a brighter outlook

Dana Marcon, DM Personal Trainer Instructor Meditation - CFQ Qigong

Qigong and how it can change a pain person's life immediately

For further information contact:
tmbremner@eastlink.ca
www.paincantwait.ca
chronicpaincanada.com

November 6, 2013

No events scheduled yet

November 7, 2013

5th - Implementing Best Practices for Pain Management

Date: Friday November 7, 2014
Time: 18:00
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn
Address: Saskatoon, SK
For more info:
5th - Implementing Best Practices for Pain Management
Download the flyer (PDF)

November 8, 2013

Chronic Pain Support Group Niagara (CPSN) and Promoting Awareness of RSD/CRPS (PARC) present:

TOOLS FOR CHRONIC PAIN

with Michael Fittante, BScKin, M.OMSc., St. Catharines
Dr. Scott Figueroa ND, Hart and Sol, Niagara Falls
Lorraine Hulley RN Patient Advocate, Niagara Health Partners, St. Catharines

Date: Saturday November 8, 2014
Time: 13:00 sharp
Venue: Covenant Church Reformed Church
Address: 278 Parnell Road, St. Catharines
For more info:
Refreshments served.
Handicapped accessible.
Ramp at main entrance.
Free parking.
Seating is limited. Please register in advance.
TEL: 905 937 4426 or 905 646 5065
Email: drcw5162p@gmail.com
www.covenant-church.ca
Facebook page: RSDCANADA:PARC
Admission free
Download the poster (PDF)

5th - Implementing Best Practices for Pain Management

Date: Saturday November 8, 2014
Time: 18:00
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn
Address: Saskatoon, SK
For more info:
5th - Implementing Best Practices for Pain Management
Download the flyer (PDF)

BRAINWORKS ACTIVITIES FOR NPAW 2014

  1. Staff is taking part in a book giving campaign featuring our award winning book "Casey's Journey of Hope". It is dubbed a children's book, for adults. It metaphorically instills the idea of hope in the face of chronic pain.
  2. Sending these books to contacts all over Canada (coast to coast) and also having our employees doing personal donations of these books to hospitals, doctors offices, personal injury lawyer's offices and many other contacts.
  3. Ramping up our Twitter, Facebook and Brainworks website ‐ posting about raising awareness about chronic pain.
  4. Twitter and Facebook followers will be getting regular Pain Awareness Week posts and tweets.
For more info:
www.brainworksrehab.com
Download the poster (PDF)