Transforming Primary Care for Older Canadians Living with Frailty Webinar

Thu, March 21, 2019

Improving the health of older Canadians means identifying health problems early. It means providing timely support so that manageable concerns do not spiral out of control. And, above all, it means helping health care providers actively engage older patients and their family caregivers as partners in care. Patients want to make informed choices about their health and the care they receive, based on their personal values, preferences and goals, and informed by available evidence.

A Successful Nurse-led Program in Primary Care for Patients with Chronic Pain Webinar

Thu, April 18, 2019

Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (CNCP) presents a serious challenge for Canada with severe social and economic cost.  Chronic pain negatively impacts the quality of life of its sufferers. Individuals living with chronic pain are high users of healthcare services and therefore place a substantial demand on the healthcare system.

Self-management support (SMS) is considered an effective approach to chronic pain management however; the provision of SMS for chronic pain patients faces challenges within primary care facilities in Ontario.

Team-Based Approaches to Chronic Pain Management: Opioid Stewardship

Thu, February 28, 2019
Webinar

Nearly 20% of Canadian adults experience chronic pain. If some of them are your patients, you want to help them manage it in a way that is safe and effective. This may include opioids, other medications, or non-pharmacological approaches to pain control. When they use opioids, you want to support good stewardship and help keep them safe. This webinar can help.