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

Please note the below curriculum topics are subject to change without notice.

Last updated: 16 April, 2018

Cycle 8

Session /Date Didactic Topic Presenter(s)
4 Jan 2018 No Session
S1 –  11 Jan 2018 The Five Pillars of Chronic Pain: A Rational Approach to Pain Recovery Dr. Andrew Smith
S2 –  18 Jan 2018 Clinical Interview and Qualitative Sensory Exam Dr. Ruth Dubin
S3 –  25 Jan 2018 Screening for Psychosocial and Psychiatric Comorbidities Dr. Paul Taenzer and Dr. Orit Zamir
S4 –  1 Feb 2018 Common Comorbidities of Chronic Pain Dr. Andrew Smith
S5 – 8 Feb, 2018 Patient Motivation and Goal Setting Dr. John Flannery
15 Feb 2018 No Session
S6 – 22 Feb, 2018 Aberrant Behaviours Dr. Andrew Smith
S7 –  1 Mar 2018 Switching Opioids Dr. Andrea Furlan and Laura Murphy (RPh.)
S8 – 8 Mar, 2018 Urine Drug Screening  Dr. Andrew Smith
15 Mar, 2018 No Session
S9 – 22 Mar, 2018 Tapering and Stopping Opioids Dr. Andrea Furlan and Amy Robidas (RN)
29 Mar,  2018 No Session
S10 – 5 Apr, 2018 Activating the family pet as a resource Dr. Kate Hodgson
S11 – 12 Apr,2018 Headache (Migraines) Challenges in Primary Care Dr. Andrew Smith
 S12 – 19 Apr, 2018 Low Back Pain Dr. John Flannery and Carlo Ammendolia (DC)
 S13 –  26 Apr, 2018 Movement and Physical Modalities Mandy McGlynn (PT)
 S14 – 3 May, 2018 Central Sensitization conditions Dr. Ruth Dubin
S15 – 10 May, 2018 Non-Traditional Treatments Patrice dePeiza & Carlo Ammendolia
17 May, 2018 No Session
S16 – 24 May, 2018 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Paul Taezner
S17 – 31 May, 2018 Cannabis (Medical Marijuana) & Pain Amol Despande
S18- 7 Jun, 2018 Identification and management of Ehler’s syndrome / hyper mobility Nimish Mittal
S19 – 14 Jun, 2018 Cultural Safety and Pain Presentations Dr. Allison Crawford
S20 – 21 Jun, 2018 Putting it all together: Creating a comprehensive plan for the team and the patient Dr. John Flannery

 

Cycle 9

Session /Date Didactic Topic Presenter(s)
28 Jun 2018 No Session
S1 –  5 Jul, 2018 The Five Pillars of Chronic Pain: A Rational Approach to Pain Recovery Dr. Andrew Smith
S2 –  12 Jul 2018 Clinical Interview and Qualitative Sensory Exam Dr. Ruth Dubin
S3 –   19 Jul 2018 Screening for Psychosocial and Psychiatric Comorbidities Dr. Paul Taenzer and Dr. Orit Zamir
S4 –  26 Jul 2018 Common Comorbidities of Chronic Pain Dr. Andrew Smith
 S5- 2 Aug 2018 Aberrant Behaviours Dr. Andrew Smith
9 Aug 2018 No Session
S6 – 16 Aug, 2018 Patient Motivation and Goal Setting Dr. John Flannery
23 Aug 2018 No session
30 Aug 2018 No session
S7 –  6 Sep 2018 Switching Opioids Dr. Andrea Furlan and Laura Murphy (RPh.)
S8 – 13 Sep, 2018 Low Back Pain Dr. John Flannery and Carlo Ammendolia (DC)
S9 – 20 Sep, 2018 Tapering and Stopping Opioids Dr. Andrea Furlan and Amy Robidas (RN)
S10 – 27 Sep, 2018 Urine Drug Screening Dr. Andrew Smith
S11 –  4 Oct 2018 Fibromyalgia Dr. Ruth Dubin
11 Oct 2018 No Session
S12 – 18 Oct 2018 Headache (Migraines) Challenges in Primary Care Dr. Andrew Smith
 S13 – 25 Oct   2018 Movement and Physical Modalities Mandy McGlynn (PT)
 S14 – 1 Nov 2018 Cannabis (Medical Marijuana) & Pain Dr. Ruth Dubin
S15 – 8 Nov 2018 Diet & Pain Julie Besse
S16 – 15 Nov    2018 Dealing with the difficult Patient Dr. Orit Zamir
S17 – 22 Nov  2018 Individuals with (developmental) disabilities with Chronic Pain Dr. Alvin Loh
S18- 29 Nov 2018 Orofacial Pain Dr. David Mock
S19 –  6 Dec 2018 Smoking and Pain Dr. Alan Kaplan
S20 – 13 Dec  2018 Putting it all together: Creating a comprehensive plan for the team and the patient Dr. John Flannery