Patient Safety, Risk, and Legal


patient safety

Learning Module References

Additional Resources

Patient Vignettes and Scenarios

PAMI Patient Vignette

Tools Medication Safety and Managing Pain: Opioid

A presentation about medication safety and managing pain that is offered by It may be downloaded and printed.

CO*RE REMS Tools & Resources

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 | Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing

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.

ACEP Now: Is “Severe Pain: considered an emergency medical condition under EMTALA?

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….