13th Annual McMaster Pain Program

Schedule

Start 18 September, 2019, 7 30 AM

End 12 30 PM

Location

360 James Street North

Hamilton

Ontario

Canada

Liuna Station

Contact Info

Cheryl Bogie, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 22990

E-Mail: bogie@mcmaster.ca

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TARGET AUDIENCE

Family Physicians, Pain Physicians, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Nurses, Residents, Occupational Therapists and Students.  

 

REGISTRATION FEES
  • Physicians: $150 plus HST
  • Other Health Professionals: $80 plus HST
  • Residents / Students: $50 plus HST

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Apply evidence-based management of patients with chronic pain.
  • Apply safe and effective prescribing of cannabis and opioids.
  • Recognize what PTSD is and select the appropriate treatments for PTSD.

 

PRESENTATION SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES


Pain Management in the Elderly Using Cannabis

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe strain differentiation
  • Recall the current evidence for cannabinoids in pain management
  • Review the formulations that are senior friendly and how to prescribe and monior patients that are on cannabis therapy

 

Those Pesky Pain Generators – Identifying and Treating Common Causes of Chronic Spinal Pain

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between ‘axial’ and ‘radicular’ pain
  • Describe the meaning of primary pain generator and recognize the most common causes of spinal pain
  • Describe the difference between ‘diagnostic’ and ‘therapeutic’ interventions

 

Treatment Dilemmas: Is It Chronic Pain? Is it PTSD? Is it Neither?

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the interaction between PTSD and Chronic Pain
  • Identify potential external factors affecting the interaction between PTSD and Pain
  • Recall patient specific reactions to PTSD and Chronic Pain

 

Safe Opioid Prescribing in “At Risk Patients”

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of patients suspected or know how to have opioid use risk
  • Safely manage your opioid prescribing in these chronic pain patient
  • Utilize tools for safer pain management and monitoring of at risk patients

 

Pain in Injured Workers – Creating a way forward

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the impact of acute/chronic pain and stigma on injured workers
  • Identify pain management within return to work (RTW) and stay at work (SAW) planning

 

NP Led Interdisciplinary Fibromyalgia Management: From Concepts to Clinical Outcomes

By attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the clinical needs of fibromyalgia patients
  • Formulate the development of evidence based interventions for FM management
  • Identify Year 1 clinical outcomes and lessons learned

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS

McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program (CHSE) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the McMaster University Continuing Health Sciences Program for up to 3.5 Mainpro+ credits.

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 3.5 MOC Section 1 hours.

Through an agreement between The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at: www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme

*Each healthcare provider should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.