Educational Resources

For Healthcare Professionals

Educational Resources

For many years, Purdue has carried out the vision of our physician founders as a company that offers far more than pharmaceutical products.

A company that develops prescription analgesic medications accepts a responsibility to provide educational resources about appropriate use in appropriate patients. That’s why Purdue offers multiple programs to connect medical experts with healthcare professionals who treat patients with chronic pain—and with the pharmacists and nurses who advise these patients.

Exclusively for Licensed Healthcare Professionals—PERFORM

Purdue’s Patient Evaluation Resources for Opioid Risk Management (PERFORM)® provides licensed healthcare professionals in the United States with a self-learning program that demonstrates how to assess and minimize the risk of medication abuse in patients who may be appropriate for opioid therapy.

  • PERFORM offers interactive patient vignettes, clinical tools for medical opioid risk management, tips on urine drug testing in clinical practice, and the patient documentation and monitoring used to support responsible use of opioid analgesics
  • Visit and register for free access to PERFORM, developed by Purdue in partnership with Springer Healthcare
  • Watch this short demo video that highlights the interactive self-learning features in PERFORM

For Healthcare Professionals, Patients, Caregivers, and Others Who Want to Know More About Pain Management

In 1993, Purdue established Partners Against Pain® to help alleviate unnecessary suffering by advancing standards of chronic pain care through education.

For healthcare professionals, Partners Against Pain offers clinical resources, including practice tools and a section on integrative medicine for pain management, which may include acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, tai chi, yoga, and medications.

  • Visit to download clinical resources, such as pain measurement scales and drug abuse screening tools

For your patients and their caregivers, Partners Against Pain offers featured stories and support for caregivers, including the Caregiver Cornerstones brochures and a booklet entitled Home Care of the Hospice Patient.

  • Encourage your patients to visit to download patient resources, such as the Pain Management Log and the Daily Pain Diary

Pain. It’s not something you need to manage alone. You have a partner.

Purdue’s Educational Resource for Patients With Occasional Constipation

When you recommend Purdue laxatives—Senokot® or Peri-Colace®—to your patients, they have an educational resource at to help them understand why constipation happens and how to manage it with lifestyle changes, including recipes for healthy meals.

  • Visit—and recommend it to your patients—for a wealth of information, from personal stories to tips for maintaining optimal bowel health.