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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
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patients & surgery

How to Control Pain Safely

Guide your patients to safe and effective pain control after surgery

How to Control Pain Safely

Optimizing Perioperative Pain Management

Patient education has a significant impact in decreasing opioid use with no increase in reported pain. These programs have been reviewed by multiple surgical associations and can help you educate patients about safe pain control after surgery and meet all safety, FDA, and Joint Commission requirements.

Professional Resources for Surgeons

We have skills training on local anesthetics, online educational (CME) programs, webcasts, specialty-specific education, and quality improvement programs.

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Resources for Adults and Children

The brochures include medication and non-medication management, a functional scale to guide pain control options, and information on opioid disposal and tapering. These materials promote effective pain management planning prior to surgery.

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Our Opioid Task Force

Meet the professionals dedicated to safe and effective pain control.

Our Task Force