Professional Development

Virtual Atlantic Pain Conference

This Program provides an update on pain management for physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, health care professionals and anyone else who has an interest in chronic pain.

The objective is to cover an intensive curriculum within a short period of time. The program will give the clinician an appreciation of the importance of taking an interdisciplinary approach as well as provide updates on key areas of pain management.

Topics include:

  • Neural and Functional Deficits Associated With Osteoarthritis Pain
  • Developing a Transitional Pain Service
  • Plant Based Therapeutic Diets
  • Weeding out the Truth: cannabinoids, pain and diseases of the GI tract
  • Managing Pain in a Global Pandemic (Panel) 

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 Continuing Professional Development Office of Dalhousie University for up to 7.0 Mainpro+ credits.

This event 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 Continuing Professional Development, Dalhousie University. You may claim a maximum of 7.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

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 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at

Event Details

Jessica Howe

Event Cost

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All participants
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