EFIC Pain Exams to Be Given April 20-21 in Belgium

Dec 13, 2017

One of the most important reasons why pain has such a severe impact on society is that health-care practitioners are not equipped with sufficient knowledge to understand and manage pain.

In response to this challenge, the European Pain Federation EFIC has developed an undergraduate core curriculum for medical students, “The Pain Management Core Curriculum for European Medical Schools, and two core curricula on pain for postgraduate learning, “The European Pain Federation EFIC Pain Curriculum for the European Diploma in Pain Medicine” and the “The European Pain Federation EFIC Pain Curriculum for the European Diploma in Pain Physiotherapy.”

Two examinations assess knowledge of these core curricula, the Examination for the European Diploma in Pain Medicine (EDPM) and the Examination for the European Diploma in Pain Physiotherapy (EDPP). The exams will be administered April 20-21, 2018, at the Gasthuisberg campus of the University of Leuven in Belgium. Registration information for the EDPM and EDPP is now available; registration closes on April 5. An EFIC representative can answer any questions about the exams.