Pain Management

AANP Resources by Therapeutic Area

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Pain Management

CE Courses

The AANP CE Center hosts dozens of courses covering multiple aspects of pain management.

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NP Tools and Resources

AANP-developed Resources to Support NPs in Treating Your Patients

Patient Education Tools and Resources

Are You Sitting Comfortably? Dealing with Opioid-Induced Constipation

This complimentary patient education tool was developed to equip NPs with effective patient-centered education and tools for the management of opioid-induced constipation (OIC). This flipchart serves as an engaging visual patient teaching aid to help patients at risk for or with OIC in maximizing their autonomy in treatment decisions, avoiding or minimizing complications and enhancing their quality of life.

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This was developed and produced through the support of a grant from Purdue Pharma L.P. and Shionogi Inc.


Specialty Practice Group

Engage, Learn, Network and Progress Practice in Pain Management

The Pain Management Specialty Practice Group (SPG) offers a unique opportunity to interactively collaborate with colleagues who share interest or clinical expertise in pain management. As an SPG member, you’ll have access to a cutting-edge, online forum where you can engage in discussions, document sharing and knowledge exchange with fellow NPs. Come learn, share and help progress the development of theory and practice in pain management.

Join the Pain Management SPG

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External Resources

Conveniently Curated Information From Other Top Sources

There are many resources available for both patients and providers. Some are listed below for your convenience. Inclusion of these links does not imply AANP endorsement.

ER/LA Opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Resources