MISSION STATEMENT AND GOALS
The American Society for Pain Management Nursing®‘s mission is to advance optimal evidence-based nursing care for persons experiencing pain. This is accomplished through education, standards, advocacy and research.
ASPMN will be the preeminent voice and unparalleled resource for the integration of quality, evidence-based pain management nursing across all aspects of health care. The future success of the organization is dependent upon these four targeted outcomes:
Access to quality care
All people will have access to healthcare services that provide quality pain management care.
The public will have access to pain management information and demonstrate self-advocacy skills essential to their pain care needs.
Members will have easily accessible and affordable resources for current best practices and evidence-based care. All healthcare professionals and their patients will benefit from pain management education.
All healthcare professionals and their patients will benefit from pain management education.
Nurses certified in pain management will be respected, valued and compensated for their expertise as an integrated and indispensable member of the healthcare team.