ECHO Ontario Chronic Pain/Opioid Stewardship sessions are Thursdays from 12:30-2:00pm

Didactic Curriculum for 2021 – Cyle 14
*agenda is subject to change without notice

Date Session / Topic Presenter(s)
7 Jan The 5 Pillars of Chronic Pain Andrew Smith
14 Jan Clinical Interview and Qualitative Sensory Exam John Flannery & Mandy McGlynn
21 Jan Screening for Psychosocial and Psychiatric Comorbidities Paul Taenzer & Orit Zamir
28 Jan Patient Motivation and Goal Setting John Flannery
4  Feb Best practices in virtual care in managing chronic pain patients Heather MacNeil & McKyla McIntyre
11 Feb Aberrant Behaviours Andrew Smith
18 Feb No Session – Family Day
25 Feb Tapering and Stopping Opioids Andrea Furlan & Amy Robidas
4 Mar Switching Opioids Andrea Furlan & Laura Murphy
11 Mar Urine Drug Screening Andrew Smith
18 Mar No Session – Spring Break
25 Mar Back Pain  & Spinal Stenosis John Flannery & Carlo Ammendolia
1 Apr Headaches (Migraines) in Primary Care Low Andrew Smith
8 Apr No Session – Easter
15 Apr Myofascial Pain Andrea Furlan
22 Apr Fibromyalgia John Flannery
29 Apr Self-Management approaches Orit Zamir
6 May Sleep and Pain Guest speaker
13 May Movement & Physical Modalities Mandy McGlynn
20 May Cannabis (Medical Marijuana) & Pain Guest Speaker
27 May No Session – Victoria Day
3 Jun Nutrition & pain Guest speaker
10 Jun Putting it all together: Creating a Comprehensive Plan John Flannery