Prepared by IPRO
Buprenorphine for Pain: A Transition Guide from Full Agonist Opioid Prescriptions is a tool intended to aid clinicians in switching patients off of full opioid agonists to buprenorphine, a partial mixed opioid agonist for pain management.
The information presented in this document should not be considered medical advice and is not a substitute for individualized patient or client care and treatment decisions.
Prepared by IPRO
The Buprenorphine Resource Guide is a resource that contains the various FDA-approved formulations of buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder and pain management. This resource guide also includes a brief history of buprenorphine and explains its analgesic effects.
Prepared by IPRO
Join us for this special presentation featuring real-world strategies for preventing hospital delirium! Delirium affects as many as 50% of hospitalized patients over the age of 65. Furthermore, delirium accounts for increased length of stay, hospital readmissions, emergency department visits and institutionalization of older adults. Delirium is often precipitated by opioid use for pain management. Don’t miss this discussion on alternatives, using an example of a successful hospital project. These initiatives will inspire you to take on delirium prevention at your facility!
Prepared by Anne Myrka, RPh, MAT, IPRO
This patient education document describes what Naloxone is, how it works, why it is offered to individuals with an opioid prescription, and signs of opioid overdose.
Spanish language version available here.
Prepared by IPRO HQIC
This document is to be used by providers in the hospital ED or hospital clinic to remind providers about the quinolone adverse drug events
Prepared by IPRO NQIIC
Conversation Starter to assist clinicians in counseling patients on the use of opioid medication prior to discharge, in the ER or in the clinic setting.
Prepared by IPRO QIN-QIO, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Improvement & Innovation Group
Use with Quality Improvement and Care Coordination: Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain document and the Opioid and Pain Management Best Practice Aggregate Results Dashboard.
This material was prepared by The Bizzell Group (Bizzell), the Data Validation and Administrative (DVA) contractor, under contract with
the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Hospital leaders from across the country attend the HQIC Community of Practice Call. The small, rural and critical access voice was amplified through sharing of barriers and best practices alike. Furthermore, subject matter experts shared their perspectives and their favorite resources. This resource contains a link to the Januray 13, 2021 video, presentation slides, and tools documentation.
Developed by the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors for the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services Quality Improvement and Innovation Group – QIN/QIO HQIC
This resource contains two video conversations on how to develop and maintain a successful penicillin allergy program, and how to initiate and sustain an antibiotic allergy clarification program. Additional resources include CDC fact sheet, allergy poster, and Evaluation and Diagnosis of Penicillin Allergy for Healthcare Professionals documentation.
This material was prepared by Alliant Quality, and adapted by the IPRO QIN-QIO, a collaboration of Healthcentric Advisors, Qlarant and IPRO, serving as the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization.
This resource discusses the common effects of antipsychotic ADE’s, and provides links to other resources and interventions that support the prevention of adverse events. Adverse drug events cause approximately 1.3 million emergency department visits each year. About 350,000 patients each year need to be hospitalized for further treatment after emergency visits for adverse drug events. People typically take more medicines as they age, and the risk of adverse events may increase as more people take more medicines.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The NHSN application provides various options that allow NHSN users to analyze their surveillance data. The resources listed on the link above are intended to help you use the analysis tool, and interpret data analyzed from the Patient Safety Component of NHSN.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This interactive, web-based training features self-paced learning, case-based content, knowledge checks, and integrated resources to help healthcare providers gain a deeper understanding of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. Find tips on implementing the Guideline in primary care practice and overcoming challenges. Earn free CE.