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PAMI releases new Joint Commission Pain Standards Resource Effective January 2018, The Joint Commission has established New and Revised Standards Related to Pain Assessment and Management. PAMI—The Pain Assessment […]Read More
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NEW!!! PAMI and The Joint Commission Pain Standards1
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Distraction Toolkit and Nonpharmacologic Techniques3
PAMI releases new Joint Commission Pain Standards Resource Effective January 2018, The Joint Commission has established New and Revised Standards Related to Pain Assessment and Management. PAMI—The Pain Assessment […]
COURSE MATERIALS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!! An innovative pilot course to learn new ways to manage pain and anxiety in children and adolescents…and adults too!
PAMI Top Resources- Quick Links
- Learning Modules (click this link to register or log into the PAMI online course) PAMI module topics: (Each module is 2 credit hours.)
You DO NOT need to take modules in listed order!
Pharmacologic Treatment of Pain in the ED
Acute Pain Management in the Emergency and Acute Care Settings
Pre-hospital and EMS Management of Pain
Procedural Sedation and Analgesia (PSA) in Adults and Children
Pediatric Pain in Acute Care Settings
Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Pain
For PAMI and general inquiries:
Raina Davidman, MBA, LPN, EMT
University of Florida Health Science Center/Jacksonville
Department of Emergency Medicine Division of Research
655 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
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Funding is provided by Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association (FMMJUA)
Breaking Pain Related News
- Link to access the new E-FORCSE® website: https://florida.pmpaware.net/
- Opioid-Related Critical Care Resource Use in US Children’s Hospitals
- Pediatric Screening Tool Predicts Transformation of Acute Pain to Chronic Pain
- Emergency Department Contribution to the Prescription Opioid Epidemic
- Better Sleep=Reduced PTSD and Associated Chronic Pain in Children
- Trigger Point Diagnosis At Last, the First Word on Consensus
- FDA Revises Cough and Cold Product Labeling to Limit Pediatric Use
- Game On: Virtual Reality as Pain Treatment Shows Promise in Early Trials
- The Joint Commission Enhances Pain Assessment and Management Requirements for Accredited Hospitals
American Pain Society
- Health Canada moves to classify tramadol as controlled substance
June 20, 2018
Health Canada plans to list the drug tramadol, which is metabolized by the liver into opioid compounds, as a Schedule I narco -More-
- Stress echo appropriate for ED diagnosis of patients with chest pain
June 20, 2018
Stress echocardiography is safe for emergency department diagnosis of patients with acute chest pain, no known coronary arter -More-
Pain Medicine News
- LEVD Wound Patients Suffer From Poor Pain Assessment Tools
June 22, 2018
The lack of a comprehensive, holistic evaluation procedure is the biggest barrier to the proper care for patients with chronic neuropathic pain, according to researchers.
- Gharibo On Pain: Going Beyond Opioids
June 21, 2018
NEW YORK—In this video, Christopher G. Gharibo, MD, discusses the broadening of the term “pain medication” to include non-opioids.
- American Academy of Pain Medicine 2018 Clinical Predictors for Emergency Department Revisits for Pain; Dr. Sophia Sheikh et al.
January 2018: Pain Week Podcasts
- Why Emergency Departments Love Ketamine
- Child Life 101 for Emergency Departments and Emergency Care Providers
- Case Scenarios in ED Pain Management: Don't Let First Impressions Fool You!
- How to Complete a Rapid Pain Assessment in a Busy ED
- Pain Week Journal (PWJ) The Challenges of Assessing Pain in a Busy Emergency Department by Sophia Sheikh & Phyllis Hendry
- Action News Jax reports on the Distraction Toolkit
- Podcast: Cover2 Resources Dr. Hendry explains how PAMI provides both physicians and patients with free access to pain management education to include videos, dosing guides, and discharge plans to make sure patients are fully aware of their options.
- New 4 Jax interviews Dr. Hendry about our Distraction Toolbox
VIDEOs: Pain Week--Expert Opinion
Drs. Hendry and Sheikh, principle and sub-investigators for PAMI and both of whom work in emergency medicine, discuss pain as the 5th vital sign, what has changed and what needs to change in the ED.
See more at http://www.painweek.org