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WHEN: Ongoing
WHERE: Online

Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain:
Using the Canadian Guideline in Your Practice
Online Course

This teaching module explores each of the five clusters of the Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain, highlighting treatment recommendations through case presentations and summaries, and includes many useful tools to help manage, assess, and monitor patients using opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain.

To better understand and be able to implement the recommendations in the Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain, after completing this module the learner will be able to:

  • Identify patients with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) who may benefit from a trial of opioid therapy.
  • Discuss the decision process involved when considering a trial of opioid therapy.
  • Describe the potential risks associated with opioids such as side effects, long term medical complications and addiction.
  • Describe what a trial of opioid therapy involves.
  • List appropriate documentation for the prescribing and monitoring of opioid therapy and the tools that can be used for monitoring efficacy and safety of opioids.
  • Cite examples of when opioids should be rotated, tapered or stopped.
  • Discuss the appropriate use of opioids in specific higher-risk populations.
  • Identify resources available to help you and your patients manage their CNCP.
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WHEN: September 25-27, 2016
WHERE: Charlottetown, PEI

Changing Tides in Critical Care Nursing - Riding the Waves Together to Provide Quality Care

The Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses / Association Canadienne des Infirmières et des infirmers en Soins Intensifs invites submissions for oral and
poster presentations in the general topic areas of clinical practice, education, research and leadership.

Submission Deadline January 31, 2016

For more information, please click here.

WHEN: October 21-22, 2016
             January 13-14, 2017
              April 7-8, 2017

WHERE: Toronto, Ontario


MSK CONNECT is a 3 weekend course conducted in an enhanced learning environment that is of greater depth than a continuing education conference, but not as time intensive as a one-year clinical sport medicine fellowships.

For more information and to register click here!