Emergency Department Healthcare system and the hospital setting 

 

Optimal care for the individual suffering with acute and chronic pain in the emergency department 

 

Optimal care for the individual suffering with opioid use disorder/ addiction in the emergency department 

 

The Challenge: To provide competent care for  the individual suffering with pain related conditions and or Opioid Use Disorders 

 

 

A comprehensive, coordinated, evidence based approach to the care of individuals with pain, opioid dependence and addiction and associated issues in the hospital  emergency department.

 

Vision:


All individuals receiving medical care in the medical system are provided frictionless, evidence based, optimal care for their condition.  


Goals and outcomes:

 

Individuals are able to achieve goals of treatment.

To get access to or participate with our evolving efforts to improve the care for individuals suffering with addiction click on the bell.

 

The approach to the individual suffering with  pain 

 

Optimal acute and chronic  pain management for individuals within the medical  system. 

The approach to the individual suffering with  substance use disorders 

Optimal care for Opioid Use Disorders  within the medical  system. 

 

 

The approach to the individual with medical condition who is also suffering with  substance use disorders 

Optimal care for Opioid Use Disorders  within the medical  system. 

 

 

Stakeholders

 

 

 

Visualizing the Pain Opioid Ecosystem to understand the stakeholders, processes, and barriers involved with the various aspects of the pain opioid epidemic. 

 

Learn more about the Pain Opioid Ecosystem

 

Connect to the hospital ecosystem: In the development 

 

 

The Healthcare System and the Hospital within the  Pain Opioid Ecosystem

Using the Tracer Methodology to Achieve Best Practice

 

Tracers are designed to “trace” the care experiences that a patient had while at an organization. We use tracers as a way to analyze the organization’s system of providing care for individuals suffering with pain and or substance use disorders. 

 

 

Connect to the overdose tracer: In development 

 

Best practice and evidence-based management of the individual suffering with Opioid Use Disorder.

 

 

Approach to the patient 

Culture of care and impact on opioid use disorder

Screening for substance use disorder

Diagnosis of individuals with opioid use disorders 

Management of individuals suffering with opioid use disorder

 

Citizen Brief

 

 

Tools

Morphine Conversion App (Download) 

 

Guidelines & Policies

PA  Pain Treatment Guidelines

Acute Pain Assessment and Opioid Prescribing Protocol

VA Opioid Therapy and Methadone Use in Primary Care for Chronic Non-cancer Pain Guide (2017)

 

Requirement

The Joint Commission 

 

Patient Education and Communication 

Pain Education 

The Pain Medication Contract 

Brief interventions for individuals with substance-related problems: a review of the effectiveness

 

 

Resources 

Montgomery County, PA: Substance Use Disorders

Montgomery County, PA: Behavioral Health Services

Montgomery County, PA: Pain Management

 

 

Use of brief interventions and psychosocial techniques designed to help recipients recognise harmful patterns of substance use, and to motivate and support them to address that use.

Best practice and evidence based management of the individual suffering with Pain Disorder

 

Corey Waller, MD describes addiction, behavioral health issues and super-utilization of hospital emergency departments as the symptoms of a single yet-to-be-recognized chronic disease.

 

Published on Dec 23, 2014

Approach to the patient 

 

Culture of care and impact on opioid use disorder

Screening for substance use disorder

Diagnosis of individuals with opioid use disorders 

Management of individuals suffering with opioid use disorder

 

Citizen Brief

 

 

Tools

Morphine Conversion App (Download) 

 

Guidelines & Policies

PA  Pain Treatment Guidelines

Acute Pain Assessment and Opioid Prescribing Protocol

VA Opioid Therapy and Methadone Use in Primary Care for Chronic Non-cancer Pain Guide (2017)

 

Requirement

The Joint Commission 

 

Patient Education and Communication 

 

The Pain Medication Contract 

Brief interventions for individuals with substance-related problems: a review of the effectiveness

 

 

Resources 

Montgomery County, PA: Substance Use Disorders

Montgomery County, PA: Behavioral Health Services

Montgomery County, PA: Pain Management

Hospital Services

Pain Management

Palliative Care

Behavioral Health

Dental

Special Populations

 

Maternity 

 

New Borns

 

Elderly: This guideline will highlight special problems concerning using opioids when treating older adults for chronic non-cancer pain.

 

Managing Pain in the Elderly

 

Addiction 

Checklists

Hospital System

Hospital

Pharmacy

Community Benefit

Providers

 
 

Treatment of opioid dependence 

 

Providers’ Clinical Support System  For Medication-Assisted Treatment

We are a national training and mentoring project developed in response to the prescription opioid misuse epidemic and the availability of newer pharmacotherapies to address opioid use disorder.  The overarching goal of PCSS-MAT is to make available the most effective medication-assisted treatments to serve patients in a variety of settings, including primary care, psychiatric care, and pain management settings.

 

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