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

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