Intro to Pain in Children & Youth | Pain #3.1

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the context of chronic pain in children
  • Describe the prevalence of chronic pain in children, and common pediatric pain presentations/diagnoses
  • Describe how to explain to children within the context of the “3 Ps” approach to pain management

Naiyi Sun MD, & Jennifer Tyrrell, RN, MN at the Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Naiyi Sun is a staff anesthesiologist and pain physician at The Hospital for Sick Children. Dr. Sun completed her medical training at Stanford University School of Medicine. She also obtained her anesthesia residency and pediatric anesthesia fellowship training at Stanford University. She worked as a pediatric anesthesiologist at Stanford Children’s Health before returning to Toronto to completed a pediatric pain fellowship. Her clinical focus is on the management of chronic and transitional pain in children.

Jennifer Tyrrell is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Paediatric Chronic Pain Clinic at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She co-chairs the Clinical Care Subcommittee of the Chronic Pain Advisory Network, is a Pediatric Representative on Action Ontario, an advocacy group for individuals living with neuropathic pain, and member of the Ehlers Danlos Syndrome provincial advisory panel. Jennifer is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.

Session Materials

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