EDUCATION 

  Increasing Patient-led Education on Fibromyalgia

 To connect with this committee, email education@fibrocanada.ca

Purpose:

To provide patient-led education on Fibromyalgia and the impact on:
  • Persons with Fibromyalgia, their families and caregivers:
    -   Children
    -   Teens
    -   Young adults
    -    Adults
    -    Seniors
  • The medical/healthcare sector
  • Insurance companies
  • Legal professionals
  • Businesses and employers
  • Government agencies
  • Community agencies
  • Educational institutions
  • The general public

Scope of Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of this Standing Committee are  to:
  • educate our target audience on the life altering symptoms of Fibromyalgia which often lead to debilitation, disablement, and impoverishment;
  • debunk the myths and misconceptions of Fibromyalgia;
  • de-stigmatize Fibromyalgia; and
  • emphasize the importance of early diagnosis in order to successfully manage and improve patient outcomes.