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Acute pain: Other resources

This page contains educational resources that are related to the topic of acute pain.

Better Pain Management

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.

Better Pain Management

ACI Pain Management Network

The ACI Pain Management Network is a NSW Government and Agency for Clinical 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.

ACI Pain Management Network

ASRA: Pain Medicine Resource Centre

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) is one of the largest subspecialty medical societies in anaesthesiology and pain medicine with more than 5,000 members in 66 countries on 6 continents.

The resource center contains a number of regional anesthesia and pain medicine-related resources.

Acute Pain Medicine

Chronic Pain Medicine

Regional Anaesthesia

COVID-19 resources

Patient Education

Point of Care Ultrasound

Practice Management

Professional Issues

Australian Pain Society

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.

Australian Pain Society

Health Navigator New Zealand

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.

Health Navigator NZ - Acute Pain

International Assosciation for the Study of Pain

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.

International Association for the Study of 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.


ANZCA acknowledges the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present, and emerging.

ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.