Ensure you have finished the required reading and reviewed any relevant
Instructor Guidance prior to completing this discussion. Address the
following in your post:
Think about a painful experience in your life. Please do not
share anything that might make you uncomfortable in a public forum. Your
experience could be something as simple as burning your hand on the
stove, a trip to the dentist, etc.
Describe the experience of feeling pain in that situation and
how it might be explained through the terminology outlined in your
Based on the reading, identify one of the pain management
techniques that you feel would best reduce the pain experience in this
Examine the application of your selected pain management
technique in relation to the same situation within a different culture.
Explain the role of the perception of pain and the impact of culture on
perception of pain.
What (if any) usage trends of specific pain-management techniques are you able to identify?
Your initial post must be a minimum of 200 words and you must utilize at
least one scholarly source (e.g., the course textbook, a peer-reviewed
article from the Ashford University Library, or a professional web
source) that is cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford
Writing Center. For further assistance in researching scholarly sources,
please access the tutorials on the Ashford University Library website.