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The Pain Toolkit: Tools for Self-management

November 17, 2011 - 12:30pm PST, 3:30pm EST
Recorded in November, 2011

 

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Blog Post: Webinar Resources

Pain is universal to human existence. One in five Canadians experiences chronic pain. On average, they wait two to five years before seeing a pain specialist.  

This half-hour webinar features Dr. Pam Squire who provides a guided tour of the resources offered in the Pain Toolkit which is co-authored by a collaborative of Canadian pain specialists, researchers and people living with pain. This toolkit will undoubtedly become an indispensible tool for people with pain in their journey towards self-management. 

This webinar will offer some fascinating highlights on:  

  • An overview of new resources & tools in the Pain Toolkit for self-managing and controlling pain.
  • A doctor’s perspective on how pain patients can work with their health providers.
  • An opportunity for audience participation through online polls and moderated Q&A 

Dr. Pam Squire, MD, CCFP

Dr. Squire is a family physician whose referral-based practice now specializes in complex pain. A Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC’s School of Medicine, Dr. Squire is also an expert consultant for the Worker’ Compensation Board and for private medico-legal work. Dr. Squire speaks and teaches locally, nationally and internationally, and is an advocate for the multidisciplinary treatment of chronic pain. In 2008, the Chronic Pain Association of Canada awarded Dr. Squire the Dr. Helen Hays Award for Excellence in Pain Management and in 2010 she was honoured as “Academic Pain Educator of the Year” by the American Society of Pain Educators.


This event is co-sponsored by CIRPD, Canadian Pain Coalition and Pain BC
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Partially Funded by  

 



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