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

Overview:

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.

Registrations:

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.

WORKSHOP DAY IS LIMITED TO 50 PARTICIPANTS, FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVED.
Register now to reserve your spot!

Accommodations:

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
Jessica.Howe@nshealth.ca
Tel: (902) 473-6428