2016 CMPA Information Session
Vancouver, British Columbia
August 24, 2016
Topic: Opioid prescribing: Conversations. Collaboration. Solutions.
The CMPA’s information session involved a group of highly-qualified panelists who provided insight on the significant and highly relevant topic of opioid prescribing. * CME credits were provided for this event.
View the webcast from the information session.
The CMPA papers entitled “Opioids: We can do better [PDF]” and “Opioid prescribing for chronic non-cancer pain [PDF]” were also released.
The moderator and panelists, as outlined below, provided insight into this subject. View the slide presentation [PDF]
- Ms. Pamela Fayerman, Moderator
Medical/Health Issues Reporter, Vancouver Sun
- Dr. Gary Franklin
Research Professor, Departments of Environmental Health, Neurology, and Health Services, University of Washington
Medical Director, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
- Dr. Heidi Oetter
Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
- Dr. Benedikt Fischer
Senior Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
- Mr. Phil Emberley
Director of Professional Affairs, Canadian Pharmacists Association
- Dr. Gordon Wallace
Managing Director, Safe Medical Care Group, CMPA
Review the moderator and panelist biographies [PDF].
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CMPA for up to 1.5 MOC credits. This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits.