Patient Safety, Risk, and Legal
This module is under construction.
Learning Module References
Patient Vignettes and Scenarios
A presentation about medication safety and managing pain that is offered by PainEDU.org. It may be downloaded and printed.
The mission of CO*RE is to promote individual and population health and public safety through timely, evidence-based, outcome-oriented and interprofessional education related to the comprehensive management of pain, addiction, and their co-morbidities.
PROP’s mission is to reduce opioid-related morbidity and mortality by promoting cautious and responsible prescribing practices. To achieve our mission, PROP works on three major fronts: prescriber education, consumer education, and advocacy.
There exists a common misconception that both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Joint Commission consider “severe pain” to be an emergency medical condition under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), and that the law mandates the emergency physician to prescribe medication to treat a patient’s pain….