Development of a Novel Pain Management Simulator to Enhance Skills of Medical and Other Health Professional Students

Date: Mar 20, 2015
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: National Harbor, MD
Clinical Encounters | Medical Students | Secondary Education

Existing pain management training is not adequately preparing health professionals to address the needs of patients with pain. We are creating web and tablet-based environments to challenge health professional students to enhance their skills in diagnosing and treating patients with pain while decreasing the chance of opioid misuse and diversion.

Reference: Tanner TB, Metcalf MP, Rossie KM. Development of a novel pain management simulator to enhance skills of medical and other health professional students. Poster presented at the 2015 American Academy of Pain Medicine Annual Meeting; 2015 March 20; National Harbor, MD, USA.

More info on the authors: Brad TannerMary Metcalf, Karen Rossie