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Core Curriculum for Professional Education in Pain

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Core Curriculum for Professional Education in Pain

Third Edition

The third edition of the Core Curriculum is a dynamic resource for patient care and training purposes. Developed by the IASP Task Force on Professional Education and edited by J. Edmond Charlton, MBBS, FRCA, the document’s four sections address general issues for pain education and research; the assessment and psychology of pain; the treatment of pain, including by pharmacology and other methods; and clinical states, including taxonomy, tissue pain, visceral pain, headache and facial pain, nerve damage, and special cases.

This terminology book is available online as a reference only. Please contact IASP for permission to use, reprint or translate any IASP publications.

Classification of Chronic Pain
Guide to Pain Management in Low-Resource Settings
First Steps: The Early Years of IASP 1973-1984

These books are available online as references only. To obtain permission to reproduce any of these books, in part or in whole, please submit a copyright permissions request.