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  • Is it time for change? Methadone in the treatment of chronic palliative pain in children.

    Learning Objectives By the end of this session, participants will be able to:​​ Review appropriate indications and contraindications for prescribing Methadone in children and summarize potential adverse effects when using Methadone.​ Outline the Mechanism…
  • Child Life Interventions

    ​Learning Objectives By the end of this session, participants will:​​ Gain an understanding of non-pharmacological techniques to help support patients during potentially painful/invasive procedures. ​ Establish and honestly communicate proper expectations for their patients before a…
  • Physical Approaches to Pain Treatment

    Learning Objectives Examine some of the modalities and physical strategies used to treat chronic pain in children and youth ​ Demonstrate the benefits of exercise for children and youth with chronic pain​ Didactic Speaker Kathleen Lynch…
  • Special Considerations in Children & Youth with Severe Neurological Impairment

    Learning Objectives Learn an approach to assessing pain/distress/neuro-irritability in children who have severe neurological impairment and communication impairments Understand when and how to use a few reliable and individualized pain assessment tools…
  • Psychosocial Pain Assessment

    Learning Objectives By the end of this session, participants will be able to:​ Recognize patient criteria for psychological assessment​ Identify key components of a pain psychology assessment​ Discuss strategies to build engagement during the assessment of psychological factors​ Identify important…
  • Cultural Safety and Pain Management

    Learning Objectives By the end of this session, participants will:​​ Describe cultural safety and its application in health care delivery, particularly in relation to pain management ​ Identify strategies to implement cultural safety in…