Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

Clinical Day in Occupational Medicine and Work Disability Prevention

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:30am - 4:15pm
Delta Prince Edward Hotel
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Cost: $75 per person (Early Bird Rate)
$100 after September 15th
Free admission for Medical Residents and Students


The 2017 Clinical Day in Occupational Medicine and Work Disability Prevention features workshops on a wide range of health topics, as well as a comprehensive trade show of products and services from the region's health community.



2017 Health Conference Brochure  
To view the brochure for the conference online, click here.

To register for the conference online, click here.


Plenary Speaker – Jason Parker

Candace Carnahan
Reducing the Human Social and Economic Costs of Work and Disability and; Engaging your Patients in their Recovery and Return to Work

President and Senior Work Disability Consultant of Centrix Disability Management Services, Jason Parker is the creator of the Return to Work Toolkit— a strategic behavioural work disability prevention tool. Over the years, he has developed an evidence based method for Return to Work Planning and Work Disability Prevention to engage injured workers. In addition to leading Centrix, Jason continues to provide direct consulting to organizations while maintaining his hand in case management. Jason holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia.


In addition to the plenary session, there will be a three person panel to discuss the clincial use of marijuana and its potential impact at the workplace.

Throughout the day, delegates may choose 2 workshops to create their own customized learning experience. This year's conference workshops are listed below.


Workshops:

  • Concussion: Historical Perspective, and Review of Literature on Prognosis and Rehabilitation
  • Coming Full Circle with Opioids in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy: Can It be Managed in a GP's Office?
  • Common Injuries and Disorders of the Shoulder
  • Opioid Trial - Entrance and Exit Strategies


To register for the conference online, click here.


Deadline for registration is October 12, 2017.

Exhibitors, please click here for trade show opportunities.


Registration fee includes lunch and a chance to
win an iPad mini at the tradeshow!


For more information about this year's conference, please contact the Conference Administrator at the Workers Compensation Board at 902-620-3801.