Instructor resources

EPM 1-Day Course (updated August 2016)

The updated workshop manual and slides are available for use free of charge for non-commercial purposes. We encourage you to contact us if you would like information or assistance in running an Essential Pain Management course and the instructors’ course.


EPM Quick Reference Material

Online EPM reporting tool

The online reporting tool can be found here. It is designed to be easy to complete and allows the EPM Committee to track all the great EPM activities around the world. All instructors are asked to use this tool to facilitate simplified and improved data collection. 

EPM Lite

EPM Lite is designed for medical and nursing students and is a modified version of the one-day workshop. The program can be delivered in 4-5 hours and covers the basics of pain management as well as the RAT approach to pain management.


If you would like more information or assistance in organising an EPM Lite program please contact us.



We have a number of translations of the 1-day course manual and slide set available. Please contact us if you would like a copy of any of the following translations.

  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Pусский (Russian)
  • Монгол Улсын (Mongolian)
  • Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Français (French)

Essential Pain Management by Wayne Morriss and Roger Goucke, manual and slides, are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial. The RAT illustration was provided by Timothy Pack.

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