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Education & Resources

Purdue Pharma L.P. supports a wide range of non-promotional education for healthcare professionals including how to properly assess and address patients suffering from pain, as well as how to recognize and deter common methods used to unlawfully obtain and abuse prescription medications.

  • Educational Grants:
    Grants that support independent, accredited and non-accredited educational activities and materials to healthcare professional associations, healthcare institutions, and organizations for national, regional, state and local programs. Learn more.
  • Educational Resources:
    Distribution of, and access to, free educational materials to U.S.-based healthcare professionals at These resources are developed by Purdue Pharma’s scientific staff or third-party experts and include web-based courses, presentation slide programs, print resources, and a variety of faculty and practice tools in different learning mediums. Learn more.

Educational Grants

Purdue Pharma supports educational activities via grants with a commitment toward opioid risk management education to healthcare professional associations, healthcare institutions and organizations for national, regional, state, and local programs.

Grants may support accredited or non-accredited education in a variety of educational formats such as live symposia and conferences, on-demand and enduring web-based education, print-based education and mobile technology. As a result of our support, we are able to positively impact the knowledge, competence and skills of healthcare professionals with the aim to ultimately improve patient care.

Download Purdue Pharma’s Healthcare Grant Information brochure or visit Purdue’s Healthcare Grant Website.

View the educational impact from these activities in a highlight from the IDEAL™ (Interactive Digitally Enhanced Atmosphere for Learning) activity, The Pain Paradox: Providing Relief While Mitigating Risk.

Educational Resources

The Partners Against Pain® website contains a diverse selection of forms and other assessment tools that can be used to record pain intensity and duration, patient consent and treatment, clinical follow-up, and patient response to pain treatment.

Resource Guide

Rx Safety Matters also provides a downloadable Resource Guide for Healthcare Professionals:

Click here to view online or download.

Next, learn about Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies.