Past Events

  1. January 11 - January 12, 2019

    Workshop: Chronic Pain Management for Occupational Therapists

    St. Paul's Hospital, Conference Room 1500
    1081 Burrard Street
    Vancouver BC V6Z 1Y6

    Please note these start and end times: Friday, January 11th 2019 from 9:30am-5:00pm Saturday, January 12th 2019 from 9:00am-5:00pm Who should attend? Occupational Therapists interested in developing or enhancing sound clinical skills in t

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  2. December 3, 2018

    Caught in the Crossfire: Patients, Opiates, and the Politics of Pain | Dr. Andrea Tone Colloquium December 3

    Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Rudy North Lecture Theatre (Lower Level 101)
    2215 Wesbrook Mall
    Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3

    The BC Pain Research Network is pleased to sponsor a colloquium given by Dr. Andrea Tone, Professor of History & Canada Research Chair in the Social History of Medicine from the Department of Psychiatry at McGill. The title of her talk is "Caught in the Crossfire: Patients, Opiates, and the Politics of Pain".

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    November 9, 2018

    Pain, Affect, and Opioids Workshop Nov 9 at UBC Robson Square Theater

    UBC Robson Square Theater
    Vancouver BC V6Z 3B7

    This workshop will concentrate on the significance of the affective-motivational dimension of pains which is the source of pain's intrinsic badness, and thus the main ground for pain's relevance to moral philosophy, human wellbeing, and to health professionals and researchers.

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  4. October 24, 2018

    Webinar: Acupuncture and Chronic Pain with Dr. Teresa Clarke

    Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3

    In this webinar, Dr. Teresa Clarke will present on the history of acupuncture and summarize the research studies on the neurophysiology, underlying its mechanism of action.  While the ancient Chinese developed a complex framework of diagnosis and treatment resulting in the foundation of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, Dr.

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  5. October 24, 2018

    Nonverbal Assessment of Pain Workshop

    The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies VIP Room
    6331 Crescent Road
    Vancouver BC V6T 1Z2

    Verbal self-report has historically been considered the gold standard of clinical assessments of pain, with some scholars suggesting that self-report is built in to the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) definition of pain.

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