Pain is a complex experience and much attention is placed on the physical symptom of pain and its management. The theme of body, mind, and spirit recognizes the biopsychosocial aspects of pain, and will focus on the challenges of assessment and management from this foundational perspective.
We are very pleased to have Dr. Friedrichsdorf as our keynote this year. Stefan has a wonderful way of engaging audiences with his vast pain knowledge base and wonderful presentation style, as well as his great sense of humour! We know the audience will gain new insights in treating the body, mind, and spirit following his presentation.
We are thrilled to have Dr. Margot Latimer and Mr. John Sylliboy present our closing keynote presentation! Margot and John's presentation will bring awareness to how aboriginal children experience and communicate their pain.Using a "two-eyed seeing" perspective, which embraces the strengths of both Western and Aboriginal knowledge, this presentation will improve the audiences understanding of the experience of pain for Aboriginal children and the merits of implementing this approach in the context of pediatric pain.
At the end of this conference you will be able to:
PICH2GO is an exciting new series of educational and networking events co-hosted by PICH and local children’s hospitals. Our goal is to engage, empower, and educate families, trainees, clinicians and researchers and to unite and strengthen the local pediatric pain network. By establishing awareness, building knowledge and fostering an improved network of all stakeholders in pediatric pain, we hope to make a lasting impact on children's pain, health and their futures!
Please see our PICH2GO page for more details.
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If you are a new researcher or trainee to PICH, please submit your quick application to http://paininchildhealth.dal.ca/ before October 1, 2016!
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