Pain Management CPG Implementation Manual

This implementation manual delineates a systematic, well-planned implementation process for implementing the Pain Management Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). It is designed to assist physicians, nurses and advanced practitioners to support evidence-based clinical and management decision-making. It is intended to accompany the Pain Management CPG developed by AMDA in order to facilitate its implementation and sustained use in the health care setting.

The manual encourages health professionals to improve their treatment practices to be:

  • skilled at facilitating care team formation and function
  • skilled at effective communication
  • skilled at effectively facilitating change in the illness experience

As well as key implementation essential steps to guide the interaction between caregivers and patients:

  • Recognition
  • Assessment
  • Treatment
  • Monitoring
  • Information sharing
  • Decision making
  • Care planning
  • Care delivery
  • Confirmation

Additional tools included are:

  • Template letters to the care team and family members informing them of your initiative
  • At-a-Glance summary of practitioner responsibilities
  • Task Assignment Grid to select care team members for performance of tasks
  • Policies and Procedures document that lists P&Ps you will need to have in place to implement that specific guideline
  • Quality Indicators for the specific CPG to use in the QI process
  • In-Services on CD-ROM (for practitioners, licensed nurses, and certified nursing assistants) which come with slide notes so that anyone can present, an instructor’s manual

A "must have" for medical directors to demonstrate their compliance with Tag F501!

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