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​ASPMN® Position Statements


  1. ​**NEW** ​​"As-Needed" Range Orders for Opioid Analgesics in the Management of Pain: A Consensus Statement of the American Society for Pain Management and the American Pain Society - This is a joint statement from: American Society for Pain Management Nursing® and American Pain Society (Approved: 2018)

  2. Prescribing and Administering Opioid Doses Based Solely on Pain Intensity​​​ (Approved: 2016​) ASPMN®​ Erratum 2016​​​
  3. Aut​horized Agent Controlled Analgesia - A position paper with clinical practice guidelines (Approved: August 2013)
  4. Pain Management at the End of Life(Revised: October 2017, Orginally approved: August 2013)
  5. Male Infant Circumcision Pain Man​agement (statement under revision)​
  6. Pain Assessment in the Patient Unable to Self-Report - (statement under revision)
  7. Guidelines on Monitoring for Opioid-Induced Sedation and Respiratory Dep​ression (statement under revision)
  8. Use of Placebos in Pain Management (statement under revision)
  9. Procedural Pain Management Position State​ment​ (statement under revision)
  10. Registered Nurse Management and Monitoring of Analgesia By Catheter Techniques​ (statement under revision)