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Not just a prescription pad: A multimodal approach to chronic non-cancer pain management

Published on: January 11, 2022

Physicians, nurse practitioners, and other allied health care providers are invited to participate in a free accredited virtual workshop to learn more about current best practices in the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain.

  • Date: January 24, 2022
  • Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Online, for practitioners living or practicing in Surrey, White Rock, Delta, Maple Ridge, and Tsawwassen areas only. Link provided upon registration.

Topics include:

  • Safe prescribing of opioids
  • Tapering strategies, substitutions, and exit strategies
  • Various pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies for the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain
  • Community and regional resources
  • WorkSafeBC-funded treatment programs

This session is accredited by UBC CPD for up to 2.25 MOC Section 1 or 2.25 Mainpro+ Group Learning credits, and aligns with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.’s standards for the safe prescribing of opioids.

Learn more and register here.


  • Dr. Launette Rieb, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, UBC; Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Dr. Peter Rothfels, Chief Medical Officer at WorkSafeBC