The Pain Assessment and Management Initiative

Advancing innovation and safety in pain education, patient care and research


Navigating Over-the-Counter Medications to Manage…

If you have visited the emergency department for care and need additional support to manage your pain, you may likely go to your local pharmacy or…

pharmacy aisle

New model to help patients holistically manage…

A new program to help people manage pain by using a combination of traditional methods mixed with new coaching and education has been established at…

PAMI pain coach educates doctor

Finding Relief With Virtual Realty

When you think about virtual reality, you may imagine playing a game and having fun, but in recent years, it has become a tool for reducing pain and…

nurse using BehaVR headset in ER

Quick resources


Nonpharmacologic and Distraction Toolkit

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Funding for PAMI is provided by the Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association (FMMJUA) and the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville Department of Emergency Medicine. This PAMI POST-Ed project was fully paid for by Overdose Data to Action (OD2A). OD2A is a grant-based program with 100% of its funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government. The AI-PAMI project is funded by the Florida Blue Foundation. The PAMI ED-ALT program is funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.