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

ECHO Chronic Pain

Join an online community of practice for healthcare providers every other Wednesday evening 6:30-8:30 to learn about pain management and discuss solutions for complex case presentations. Healthcare providers of any discipline can present a confidential case and receive advice from multidisciplinary experts in pain management. Sessions are free and attendees receive continuing education (Mainpro+) credits. Funding for Project ECHO Chronic Pain in Saskatchewan was made possible by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan. 

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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
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.