Pain & Therapeutics Annual Conference 2022

Annual Interdisciplinary Conference | Accredited Hybrid Event

Conference Information

Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
Location: Health Sciences Building, University of Saskatchewan (Virtual option also available)

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the PEER simplified chronic pain guidelines for the management of chronic low back pain, osteoarthritis and neuropathic pain
  • Utilize tools to support pain patients in mental health crisis
  • Explain an evidence-based approach for nutrition advice for chronic pain patients
  • Navigate the Saskatchewan Chronic Pain Pathway from a provider perspective
  • Create boundaries and decrease health care provider burnout through self-care strategies


Conference Fees (In-person & Virtual)
  • $250 - Health Care Professionals
  • $150 - Residents/Students 


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

Additional Learning

Pediatric Pain Conference

Building capacity and connections to support chronic pain services for children and families in Saskatchewan

Date: Friday, November 25, 2022, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Location: Virtual via Zoom

The Pediatric Pain Conference will provide an opportunity for participants to enhance their awareness and knowledge of chronic pain in children. Children, youth and families will share their journey with pediatric chronic pain to improve understanding of challenges and opportunities associated with this prevalent condition. An established interprofessional pediatric chronic pain management team from the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, including Dr. Allen Finley, will share their biopsychosocial approach to the management of pediatric chronic pain. This will be a virtual event.

Conference Objectives:

At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Describe assessment and treatment approaches for pediatric chronic pain
  • Describe the interprofessional roles integral to the biopsychosocial management of pediatric chronic pain.
  • Consider the journey and experience of children/teens and their families living with chronic pain.
  • Participate in discussion and networking regarding pediatric chronic pain.

Registration Fee:

  • $30 - Health Care Professionals
  • Free - People with lived experience of pain 
  • Free - Students
* Registration as an add-on to Pain & Therapeutics conference. You do not have to register for the larger conference to attend the Pediatric Pain conference. 

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Event Coordinator

Jessica Wylie 


Event Support Staff

Kim Drake