Canadian Interventional Pain Course

May 3 & 4, 2024

Friday May 3: Lecture Day
Location: Dalhousie University Collaborative Health Education Bldg
5793 University Ave. Halifax NS

Saturday May 4: Workshop Day
Victoria General Hospital, Bethune Building
5820 University Ave. Halifax NS


Join us for a comprehensive 2-day review of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the patient suffering from chronic painful conditions.

Day 1 of this course consists of didactic and interactive lectures, with a focus on the basic science of anatomy, pathophysiology, and epidemiology or common painful conditions.

Day 2 is an all-day skills lab, focusing on interventional pain procedures on live and cadaveric models with ultrasound and fluoroscopy. Day 2 will be limited to 50 participants.

The event brochure is available here.


Please click here to register for the 2024 Canadian Interventional Pain Course.
Day 1 (Lecture Day): $400.00

Day 2 (Workshop Day): $1,600.00

Both days: $1,900.00

Fees apply to individuals & may not be shared between attendees.

A full refund less a cancelation fee of $25 will be made for registrations cancelled by April 15, 2024. No refund will be made after that date.

Day 1 Topics will include:

  • Lumbar Spine Neurologic & MSK Exam: Find the Pain Generator
  • Ultrasound 101 & Radiation Safety
  • Shoulder Exam & Interventions
  • CRPS & Neuropathic Pain Update
  • Before the needle goes in: Standard of care for pharmacologic management
  • Standards, Safety and How to stay out of trouble
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Migraine and Cervicogenic Headache
  • National Standards for Chronic Pain Interventions
  • Cervical Spine Interventions
  • Abdominal & Pelvic Pain
  • SI Joint and Deep Gluteal Pain
  • Ablative or neuro-destructive Lesioning

Day 2 stations may include:

  • SI joint (intra-articular and lateral branches), caudal epidural
  • Epidural - interlaminar/transforaminal
  • RFA targets – lumbar spine, and knee
  • Botox for migraine targets
  • Tendons/plantar fasciitis/tennis elbow/ligaments
  • Shoulder
  • SI joint/deep gluteal
  • Stellate ganglion, occipital nerve, terminal divisions of trigeminal nerve
  • Knee Injection + RF
  • Hip joint (including GTPS)

Note: Depending on interest, CIPC will offer 2 tracks for workshops day (track 1: fluoroscopy & ultrasound guided simulation and track 2: ultrasound guided simulation only). Please specify your interest at the time of registration.

Register now to reserve your spot!


Lord  Nelson Hotel
1515 South Park Street
Halifax NS, B3J 2L2

The Lord Nelson Hotel is located within walking distance to the Victoria General Hospital and Dalhousie University. Reserve a room by contacting the Lord Nelson Hotel  at 1-800-565-2020.

For further information, contact:

Jessica Howe, Conference Coordinator
Tel: (902) 473-6428