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279 American Pain Foundation (APF)
Link: http://www.painfoundation.org/
Description: Founded in 1997, the American Pain Foundation (APF) is an independent nonprofit organization that serves people affected by pain. APF speaks out for people living with pain, caregivers, health care providers and allied organizations, working together to dismantle the barriers that impede access to quality pain care for all. Serves as an information clearinghouse and resource center for people with pain, their family members and caregivers, the public, healthcare providers and the media, with a focus on military veterans.
Subjects: Pain management | Prescription-type opiates
280 COPE (Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education) for REMS [COPE-REMS]
Link: http://www.coperems.org/
Description: COPE (Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education) for REMS (COPE-REMS) is a free online course about safe opioid prescribing for patients with chronic pain. The University of Washington School of Medicine designates COPE-REMS for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. The COPE-REMS course is unique in that it allows participants to experience patient-prescriber video vignettes on how to handle tough situations and refresh their knowledge of clinical pharmacology. The CME course responds to the FDA REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) for extended-release and long-acting opioids by being fully REMS-compliant. Participants can view interactive, audiovisual content and review guidelines for safe prescribing, thereby increasing their knowledge and confidence when treating patients with chronic pain.
Subjects: Pain management | Prescription-type opiates
281 International Association of Pain and Chemical Dependency (IAPCD)
Link: http://www.iapcd.org/
Description: The IAPCD is an association of healthcare professionals, scientists, policy makers and members of the legal and regulatory community who have an interest in promoting the appropriate use of pain management techniques and medications, with the ultimate goal of providing adequate analgesia to patients with chronic pain and improving patient outcomes. The organization hosts the International Pain and Chemical Dependency Conferences.
Subjects: Pain management
282 Methadone Support Organization (MSO)
Link: http://www.methadonesupport.org
Description: Methadone Support Organization is a non-profit support organization/website for "Medication Assisted Treatment" for those addicted or dependent on opiates for any reason, from substance abuse to chronic pain. Official resource for Methadone Anonymous; community of support forums; expertise on pregnancy & methadone; member of CSAT/SAMHSA's Patient Support and Community Education Project (PSCEP) group.
Subjects: Pain management | Methadone maintenance
283 Washington State Department of Health Pain Management Rules
Link: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/Professions/PainManagement/Default.htm
Description: The goal of the new pain management rules is to keep patients safe and give practitioners who prescribe opioids the best practices in pain management. A key component of the rules is to encourage practitioners to become better educated in the safe and effective uses of these powerful drugs. The rules contain specific mandatory elements required by the law, as well as guidance for practitioners who care for patients with chronic noncancer pain.
Includes links to the law, ESHB 2876 as well as to the rules for each licensing board.
Subjects: Pain management | Prescription-type opiates
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