Opioids & Behavioral Health – Resources

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Having more than one NHSN user for your facility is a best practice. Watch this recording of how to add a new user to your NHSN facility. Should you have any questions about this recording or any of the steps, please feel free to reach out to Kristen Ives at kives@telligen.com.

National Council for Behavioral Health Motivational Interviewing

National Council for Behavioral Health Motivational Interviewing Webinar October 22, 2020 Webinar presentation

SAMS Access Security Upgrade

Use this document to guide you through the process of upgrading your SAMS Level 1 access to Level 3 access. Please be sure you have at least one other user with access to your facility’s NHSN reporting before you start this process.

Conferring NHSN Rights to Telligen

Use this step by step document to learn how to confer rights to NHSN data to Telligen. Telligen does not want any resident-level identifiers. Should you have any questions or concerns about conferring rights, please contact nursinghome@telligen.com.

Ask the Expert: Chronic Kidney Disease Learning Series for Primary Care – Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and CKD

CKD Learning Series for Primary Care – Community-Clinical Approach to CKD October 29, 2020 Presentation Frequently Asked Questions CKD Population Health Change Package and COVID 19 August 20, 2020 Presentation Kidney Profile and Risk Stratification of CKD September 3, 2020 Presentation Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and CKD September 17, 2020 Presentation Self Management Strategies in CKD …

Advance Care Planning Tools for Providers

The goal of Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Conversations is to help ensure that people receive medical care that is consistent with their values, goals, and preferences during serious and chronic illness. Click here for tools available for providers and interdisciplinary teams on ACP and Goals of Care Conversations.

Retention Strategies for Medications for Addiction Treatment in Adults With Opioid Use Disorder

American deaths from opioid overdose now approach 50,000 annually. While evidence shows that medications for addiction treatment (MAT) save lives, retaining patients in MAT programs is challenging. The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, commissioned a rapid evidence review on the effectiveness of …

Opioid Misuse in Rural America

The United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths. In 2018, fewer Americans died of drug overdoses (67,367 deaths) than the year before (70,237 deaths) for the first time in more than 20 years. The drug overdose death rate was lower in 2018 than in 2017 for 15 states. This news is a …

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

View CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain that helps increase providers’ ability to offer safer, more effective pain management. The Guideline and supporting resources support clinical decision making about prescribing opioids.

Ensuring Patient, Family and Caregiver Education about the Risks of Opioids

Patients may not be aware of the risks of taking opioids or when and how to seek help if they are concerned about opioid use disorder. These tools from the American Hospital Association (AMA) can be used by practitioners to help educate patients about opioid therapies and their potential adverse side effects, including opioid use …