American Society for Pain Management Nursing

  1. the american society for pain management nursing is an organization of professional nurses dedicated to promoting and providing optimal care of individuals with pain, including the management of its sequelae. this is accomplished through education, standards, advocacy, and research.


    promote and provide education that provides stimulation, knowledge, and skills required for professional and personal growth.

    encourage nurses to specialize in the practice of pain management nursing.

    facilitate effective communication among pain management nurses.

    encourage and support systematic study, evaluation, and research related to pain management nursing care.

    promote the delivery of high quality pain management care.

    speak for the nursing profession with governmental bodies and the public on issues that concern pain management.

    establish standards of clinical nursing practice and nursing education in pain management.

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    found some interesting articles here:

    nurse reporter: [font=rotissansserif]vol. 1 issue 1 june 2002

    [font=rotissansserif]pain in the addicted person
    [font=rotissansserif]changing prescriptive practice:what is working, what is not
    [font=rotissansserif]the influence of gender and culture upon pain
    nursing: the art and science of taking the pain away

    nurse reporter: vol. 1 issue 2 may 2003

    issues and answers:the dilemma of managing pain
    [font=rotissansserif-bold]pain management in the patient with addictive disease: aspmn position paper
    [font=rotissansserif-bold]newsflash! pain in the media: fact or fiction?
    [font=rotissansserif-bold]opioids for chronic pain: balancing benefits and risk
    [font=rotissansserif-bold]cancer-related pain in the outpatient clinic population
    [font=rotissansserif-bold]pain management and emergency medicine