Opioid Safety – Resources

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Managing Pain and Understanding Opioids: A Guide for Residents and Families in Nursing Homes

Nursing home teams and other healthcare professionals can use this Telligen presentation developed in March 2019 to help educate nursing home residents, families and representatives about pain management and opioid therapy. . This presentation is intended to be used as an educational resource to share directly with your residents and families or their representatives, so …

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Recovery

This presentation by Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, director of the Center for Multi-System Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic at American Institutes for Research (AIR), offers an overview of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid-use disorders. The presentation covers addiction as a chronic medical condition, the differences among the three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved opioid use disorder (OUD) …

Combating the Opioid Crisis with QPP

This document was designed to help you be successful with the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and combat the opioid crisis efforts by aligning specific quality measures and improvement activities.   Return to 2019 QPP Toolkit

A Prescriber’s Guide to the New Medicare Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies for 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new policies for Medicare drug plans to follow starting on January 1, 2019. These policies involve further partnership with providers and prescription drug plans. Providers are in the best position to identify and manage potential opioid overutilization in the Medicare Part D population. Medicare prescription drug …

Colorado Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training & Resources

What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)? Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Who is MAT Waiver Training For? Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants What is the Primary Purpose of MAT Waivers? …

Illinois Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training and Resources

What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)? Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Who is MAT Waiver Training For? Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants What is the Primary Purpose of MAT Waivers? …

Iowa Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Resources

What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)? Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Who is MAT Waiver Training For? Physicians Nurse Practioners Physician Assistants What is the Primary Purpose of MAT Waivers? …

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The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Pain Management Toolkit: Iowa’s Guide to Opioid Stewardship

Use the Iowa Guide to Opioid Stewardship as your guide for safe and wise use of opioids. Along with the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative, the following organizations contributed to this pain management toolkit developed in October 2018: Telligen, Broadlawns Pain Management Center, the Iowa Board of Pharmacy, the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Iowa Hospital …

Opioid Education for the Emergency Department

The E-QUAL Opioids Toolkit is an all-inclusive opioid education resource for emergency department (ED) professionals from the American College of Emergency Physicians. Posted in January 2019, it includes pain management policies and guidelines for safe opioid use, lectures and webinars for ED staff education, and opioid use disorder treatment and harm reduction strategies.