Pain & Therapeutics Virtual Conference 2021

Conference Information

Date: November 26 & 27, 2021
Time: 8:00 am - 12:35 pm
Platform: USask Webex
Event Poster for download

Conference Objectives
By the end of this conference, learners will be able to:
  • Describe pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options for the management of chronic pain including identifying coverage for commonly prescribed medications and describing the safe taper of medication.
  • Examine culturally safe and trauma-informed pain care through an Indigenous lens.
  • Explain the management of patients with a dual diagnosis of addiction and chronic pain
Target Audience

Family physicians, specialist physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, mental health professionals, pharmacists, physiotherapists, residents, researchers, health sciences students, and other health care professionals.



Registration Open!

Conference Fees
  • $100 - Health Care Professionals
  • $75 - Residents/Students


Review timeline, topics, speakers & session specific learning objectives. Schedule is subject to change.

This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from the Royal University Hospital Foundation's Peter and Anna Zbeetnoff Memorial Fund.

Additional Workshop:

Ten-Minute CBT
November 28, 2021 - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Offered by CBT Canada. Medical CBT is specifically designed for the ultra-brief appointments typical of primary care. In this three-credits-per-hour workshop you'll learn many practical & efficient tools that may fundamentally change how you deal with the often-frustrating psychological side of medical practice.
*separate registration for Ten-Minute CBT



Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: 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 the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 8.0 credit hours.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada: 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 Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan for up to 8.0 Mainpro+ credits. 

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participation in this conference may be included as part of the continuing education and competence programs established by individual professional associations. 


Pain & Therapeutics Conference 2021 Scientific Planning Committee Members | Conflict of Interest Disclosures


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Event Coordinator

Jessica Wylie

Event Support Staff

Kim Drake