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Access fact sheets on various topics of pain prevention, management, and treatment from IASP’s previous Global Year initiatives.

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The Gap Between Knowledge and Practice

Now is the time to put pain education into the spotlight and help bridge the gap between knowledge and practice.

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Pain Curriculum Design Models and Implementation Approaches

Without making pain education a priority, persistent pain will continue to be an increasing cause of morbidity and disability worldwide.

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Current Status of Pain Education and Implementation Challenges

Safe, proficient, and compassionate pain management will not happen without pain education for all health professionals.

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Incorporating Pain Competencies and IASP Curriculum Outlines into Professional Education

The IASP Curricula Outlines provide recommended curricula for pharmacy, psychology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, medicine, dentistry, social work, and interprofessional education. The outlines are helpful for establishing teaching courses […]

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Pain Education Assessment and Evaluation Strategies

Curriculum assessment and evaluation are important steps in instructional design, whether the educational experience is a 30-minute single-topic in-service program or a four-year multifaceted sequence of courses. Assessment (a formative […]

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