Welcome to the Mass Pain Initiative Website
MassPI Fall 2013 Conference Thank you to all the speakers at MassPI’s 2013 Annual Fall Conference. We are pleased to share our speaker presentations:
Communicating Difficult News, presented by Kristin Keefe Clarkin, MD and Ellen McCabe RN, CHPN, Hope Hospice (with reference list). Permission to reproduce for non-commercial educational purposes is granted: Curriculum Emanuel LL, von Gunten CF, Ferris FD, eds. The Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care (EPEC) Curriculum: © The EPEC Project, 1999, 2003.
Safe and Effective Prescribing: Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine
MassPI Annual Report The MassPI 2012 Annual Report is now available. Click here to read the report
Policy Rulings from the Massachusetts Boards of Registration in Nursing, Pharmacy, Physician Assistants and Dentistry are posted on our Info For Professionals Page. Click here.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick declares pain a major health problem and identifies September as Pain Awareness Month. Click here for a copy of the Governor's Proclamation.
Tools for Screening for and Assessing Pain
The Pain Resource Center at the City of Hope Medical Center at http://prc.coh.org/ provides copies of many tools as well as information regarding selecting an appropriate tool. See our Info for Professionals Page. Click here.
Pain Management Pocket Tools
The MassPI Professional Education Council, along with other national experts, have created the Pain Management Pocket Tool. View pdf here. To order five pocket tools free of charge, contact email@example.com. To obtain additional quantities, click here for a Pocket Tool order form.
We gratefully acknowledge the Master of Science in Pain Research, Education and Policy Program at Tufts University, School of Medicine, Boston, MA for funding the printing of the Pocket Tool.
For more information about MassPI, you can email by clicking here or call (508) 270-4653.
Updated Thu, Oct 17, 2013 09:23 AM