Telligen Opioid Events

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Telligen Opioid Safety Project Webinar Series: Psychologically Integrated Approaches to Pain Management

While pain is often seen as a biological model – where it is viewed as a response to a specific trigger – there is a shift toward a more integrated model that includes biological, psychological and social factors. This integration should spur a movement toward team-centered pain management: an approach that includes primary-care physicians, nurses, …

Opioid Safety Project Webinar Series: Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Pain Management

A primary patient concern is often the presence of discomfort or pain. While pain medications are warranted for some conditions, non-pharmacologic approaches to pain management can be used in conjunction or in place of medication. In this Telligen webinar recorded in October 2018, Steve DeToy of the Rhode Island Medical Society presents Rhode Island’s initiatives …

Opioid Safety Project Webinar Series: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Although findings are mixed, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) have been linked to changes in prescribing behaviors, decreased admissions for substance abuse treatment, and reduced patient access to monitored drugs through multiple healthcare providers. Promising new features, such as the potential to review real-time data, have made PDMPs more powerful and easier to use. In …

Opioid Safety Project Webinar Series: Patient Screening and Use of Pain Contracts

The Telligen QIN-QIO and the American Medical Association (AMA) developed the Opioid Safety Project webinar series for an in-depth look at safely managing patients with opioids. Physician concern for prescribing opioids persists despite evaluation initiatives and development of pain management guidelines. The reluctance to prescribe opioids stems from the concern for potential patient addiction and …

Opioid Safety Project Webinar Series: Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids

The Telligen QIN-QIO and the American Medical Association (AMA) developed the Opioid Safety Project webinar series for an in-depth look at safely managing patients with opioids. Improving the way opioids are prescribed through clinical practice guidelines can ensure patients have access to safer, more effective chronic pain treatment while reducing the number of people who …

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MATx)

This Telligen presentation discusses of benefits of buprenorphine waivers and other approaches to medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependency.

The Community’s Role in Opioid Use and Adverse Drug Events (ADEs)

The role of the community and the care continuum in decreasing opioid use and preventing adverse drug events (ADE) is discussed in this presentation.

Practical Strategies to Combat Opioid Harm – 4-Part Series

Explore the mountain of resources available to combat opioid harm and start today with practical, easy-win strategies to begin or continue to fight the opioid epidemic. There is an abundance of information for clinicians, patients, community members, and caregivers to use. View the presentations below to learn where to access these resources, what they look …

Community’s Role in Opioid and Adverse Drug Events

The misuse of and addiction to opioids is an ongoing and rapidly evolving public health crisis that is affecting our entire country and local communities. During this webinar, Kate LaFollette, RN and Program Specialist at Telligen discusses the community’s role in opioids and adverse drug events. She addresses the OIG (Office of Inspector General) report …

Pharmacy Quality Alliance Patient Safety Measures for Inappropriate Prescription Opioid Use

Learn about the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) performance measures that evaluate the use of opioids at high dosage, from multiple providers or in combination with benzodiazepines. These opioid prescribing patterns are associated with an increased risk for potentially fatal opioid overdose and can vary substantially, indicating the need for ongoing measurement and improvement. These performance …

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