This page contains educational resources that are related to the topic of acute pain.
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The FPM Better Pain Management program has been designed for specialist and general medical practitioners, medical students, nurses and allied health practitioners engaged in the care of patients with persistent pain. It consists of twelve online education modules each designed to be completed in one hour.
The ACI Pain Management Network is a NSW Government and Agency for Clincal Innovation initiative. As well as containing resources for patient education and specific patient groups, the Pain Management Network also provides toolkits, factsheets, and guidelines for healthcare professionals.
The Australian Pain Society (APS) is a multidisciplinary association whose mission is to advance pain prevention, management, and clinical practice. The APS is a multidisciplinary organisation with representatives among its members from many medical specialties, as well as physiotherapy, psychology, nursing, general practitioners, other health professionals and the basic sciences.
The Health Navigator New Zealand website is a trustworthy source of health information and self-care resources. Supported by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, the Acute Pain clinician resources section provides videos, brochures and webinars for health professionals.
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) works to support research, education, clinical treatment, and better patient outcomes for all pain conditions with the goal of improving pain relief worldwide.
ANZCA and FPM have also partnered with the IASP for the 2021 Global Year About Back Pain.
Painaustralia represents the interests of a broad membership that includes health, medical, research and consumer organisations. The focus of Painaustralia is to work with governments, health professional and consumer bodies, funders, educational and research institutions, to facilitate implementation of the National Pain Strategy Australia-wide.
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