ABOUT WPS

Western Pain Society: Helping the West Live Free of Pain.

Helping the West Live Free of Pain

OUR MISSION

Our multidisciplinary community of caring and passionate healthcare providers seeks to advance the standard of care for people in pain through:

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Continuing Education

Heightening the healthcare community’s awareness and understanding of pain to ensure that it is treated appropriately and with compassion.

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Research

Encouraging research and discussion of pain, its causes and treatments to broaden our knowledge and improve patient care.

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Advocacy

Supporting the American Pain Society’s establishment of pain as a major health problem and developing standards for the prevention and treatment of pain.

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Patient Outreach

Engaging and encouraging people in pain to help them understand their conditions, get the help they need and achieve an improved quality of life.