Advanced Pain Management Traineeship

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View Pain Traineeship ACEP Information.

Optimal management of chronic pain is a critical issue in healthcare. In this five-month, ACPE-accredited educational experience, pharmacists are trained to develop and maintain comprehensive services for patients in pain and those with palliative care needs. Trainees will receive intensive distance and experiential training that prepares them to lead the way to effective and safe pain management.

The traineeship consists of three components: 
  • Distance Education – ASHP Pain Management Certificate Program plus case-based discussions 
  • 5-day Experiential Program 
  • Post-Training Requirements, demonstrating advancement and impact 
Program Timeline 
• Participants announced – November 2018 
• Distance education – December 2018 – March 2019 
• Experiential training – April/May 2019 
Post training requirements – Fall 2019 

Tuition Information
The tuition for the Pain Management and Palliative Care Traineeship program is $3,750. Applicants who are accepted into the program can elect to pay their registration fee payment in full or participate in a payment plan.

Excellence in Pharmacy Partial Scholarship
The Excellence in Pharmacy Scholarship is a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship that is offered to eligible students of one of the ASHP Foundation’s traineeship programs. Recipients of the scholarship will be invoiced $1,000 less for their tuition as that portion of the funding will be covered by the Excellence in Pharmacy Scholarship fund. View eligibility requirements.

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