Akbar Bayat BSN, MSN, CCRN

Akbar joined CHANGEpain in February 2015 as part of the Infusion Pain Therapy team.

Akbar completed his Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 1989 in Iran. In 1992, while working as a clinical RN, Akbar completed his Master of Science in Nursing Education and Administration, leading his role as a faculty member in nursing program in 1993. His main focus in teaching was critical care nursing along with clinical instruction in Intensive Care Units. From 1998-2002, he continued his career in Nursing Administration via his position as the Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, where he was given the opportunity to launch a national conference about pain and therapeutic pain management techniques and medications.

In 2002 Akbar immigrated to Canada and completed his Critical Care Nursing certificate at BCIT and started his nursing career as CCRN in the Intensive Care Unit at Burnaby Hospital. In 2010 he moved to the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit in Royal Columbian Hospital. In addition to critical care nursing skills, Akbar deals with post cardiac surgery pain management and in most cases he helps patients who suffer from chronic pain which intensifies their pain perception.

Akbar’s experience in acute pain management with a wide range of chronic pain symptoms helps him better understand and serve patients on their way to recovery from pain.