Mar 24 2009

Faculty Pain Assessment Tool: Don’t try this at home

Category: higher education,humorharmonicminer @ 9:34 am

While I generally try to avoid making too many “inside references,” I recently witnessed a health professional trying to get a feel for how much pain someone was in, and they brought out the Universal Pain Assessment Tool.  It didn’t take long to realize the universal applicability of such an assessment instrument, and so, herewith:

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5 Responses to “Faculty Pain Assessment Tool: Don’t try this at home”

  1. Michael Lee says:

    This aligns very closely with my own original research. The 2 hour WASC Faith Integration Assessment and Accreditation council meeting at 6pm during Spring Break, run by a strict Robertsian chairperson, causes me so much pain I want to quit and go back to playing for High School show choirs.

  2. amuzikman says:

    High school show choirs? Boy, that answers some questions!

  3. enharmonic says:

    So what’s so bad about High School show choirs? Some of us earn a living with them. It beats…(give me a minute, I’ll think of something). Oh yeah, it beats being an administrator. Did you ever notice that music teachers rarely become administrators? P.E. teachers and coaches tend to become administrators. Hmmm… I’m digressing.

  4. harmonicminer says:

    I’ve always wondered… what is it, exactly, that high school show choirs are showing?

  5. Michael Lee says:

    That you can occupy the attention of high school students with enough sequins and “jazz hands”.

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