#ItDoesntHaveToHurt: A parent-directed knowledge translation intervention to improve children’s pain management
Dr. Christine Chambers is the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Children’s Pain and Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. She is based in the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research at the IWK Health Centre. She has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers on the role of developmental, psychological, and social influences on children’s pain, with a current research focus on the role of families in pediatric pain and social media for knowledge mobilization. Dr. Chambers is passionate about patient and family engagement, as evidenced in the award-winning CIHR-funded #ItDoesntHaveToHurt social media initiative.
- Audience will be able to outline opportunities for using social media for improved knowledge translation
- Audience will be able to describe the development, implementation, and evaluation of the #ItDoesntHaveToHurt social media initiative
- Audience will be able to explore barriers and facilitators to using social media for improved knowledge translation