Education & mentorship

Find pain education and mentorship programs for healthcare providers.

Thinking Outside the Medicine Cabinet                       

CADTH completed a series of evidence reviews and appraised the research on the effectiveness of non-pharmacological methods for treatment of chronic, non-cancer pain. Information from these reviews was used to develop patient and clinician resources in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Health Authority. See Evidence summaries contain practical tips for supporting patients who are exploring these non-drug treatment options.

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Evidence summaries and practical tips

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Response to the Opioid Crisis

Find FREE education modules on complex pain and opioid prescribing created for medical learners including undergraduate, post-graduate, continuing professional development and internationally trained providers. Link to education modules.

Opioid Stewardship Program, Saskatchewan

Prescribers, obtain valuable mentorship on safe opioid prescribing and care for patients with complex pain and opioid use disorder. Email for more information.

Clinical pathways

Decision making supports and clinical pathways for pain management.

 Saskatchewan Health Authority Chronic Pain Pathway 
Resources for chronic pain care in one convenient location. Patient and Provider versions.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
SIGN 136 Management of chronic pain: A national clinical guideline

British Pain Society

Clinical pathway for initial and ongoing assessment and management of chronic pain.