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Certification Preparation Materials

The American Society for Pain Management Nursing® (ASPMN®) has a variety of materials available for sale to assist you prepare to take the pain management nursing exam.

Online Pain Management Certification Review Course

ANCC Reference List Effective June 9 2014

Certification General Testing and Renewal Handbook

Test Content Outline​​

The ASPMN® Core Curriculum for Pain Management Nursing 3rd addition is now available for purchase in the ASPMN®​ store! Click here to buy now!​

Core Curriculum 


Additional ASPMN® pain management nursing resources

ASPMN® Disclaimer: ASPMN® supports the ANCC in its mission to develop fair and reasonable exams to confer pain management nursing certification. However, ASPMN® is not involved in the selection of any of the test questions, in determining what constitutes passing the exam, and/or in determining any certification eligibility criteria. ASPMN®, as the organization that represents Pain Management Nursing, conducted the original role delineation study utilized by ANCC, developed the Core Curriculum in Pain Management Nursing, the Scope and Standards for Pain Management Nursing and Position Statements that constitute a framework for specialty practice.​​