Fundamentals of Pain Management: An Interdisciplinary Primer

General Information

APS is pleased to announce the application process for the 2014 Fundamentals of Pain Management: An Interdisciplinary Primer. The course will take place Monday, April 28–Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Tampa.

30 scholarships will be awarded for attendance to the Fundamentals of Pain Management: An Interdisciplinary Primer; an intensive one and one half-day course primarily for 3rd and 4th year residents and other select interdisciplinary healthcare providers in training.

Applicants in the fields of Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine are encouraged to apply. Additionally physical and occupational therapy, pharmacy, nursing, advanced practice nursing, psychology, physician assistant and social work trainees are welcome to apply. The scholarships are awarded based on competitive review of the applications plus a recommendation from your Residency Program Director (for resident applicants) or Department Director (for non-resident trainees).

The Fundamentals course, developed by a group of dedicated pain professionals within the American Pain Society, is designed to provide each participant with a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary learning, a mentored first exposure to the Annual Scientific Meeting, and a foundation for lifelong learning focused on pain management. APS is proud to offer this educational opportunity and grateful to Endo Pharmaceuticals for their continued support provided through an educational grant.

The Fundamentals course is designed for candidates who are interested in pursuing an academic career involving pain management. Each year the grant provides funding for a specified number of participants to be selected through a competitive scholarship application process. The 2014 course will offer 30 seats to well-qualified applicants.

The 2014 application process has passed.

Please direct questions to Erica Boyer as soon as possible. Directors/Candidates will be contacted to confirm receipt.