The Interplay Between Pain and Addiction

Cost: Free registration.

This webinar will be presented by:

Dr. Launette Rieb
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia;
Pain and Addiction Medicine Consultant, St. Paul’s Hospital;
Pain and Addiction Medicine Consultant, ActumHealth

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Briefly communicate to a patient the basic neurophysiology of pain and why treatment is biopsychosocial.
  2. Describe the overlap with pain and addiction and how some of the basic treatment strategies are similar.
  3. Identify principles of perioperative pain management in patients on opioid agonist therapy.

Presentations will be followed by a discussion where participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive real-time responses from presenters.

Please register for the webinar by clicking the following link:

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This event is accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit.

Please note the session will be recorded and available after the event on the BC-CfE’s website at:

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact BC-CfE’s Education and Training team at: We are looking forward to seeing you there!

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