Enhancing the Management of Neuropathic Pain in the Long-Term Care Setting

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Enhancing the Management of Neuropathic Pain in the Long-Term Care Setting

Description

This toolkit provides strategies and templates to help long-term care facilities and their clinicians implement a performance improvement project. The goal of this project is to help clinicians accurately and appropriately manage residents with neuropathic or persistent pain.

The toolkit includes the following components:

  1. Introduction
  2. Algorithm and instructions for toolkit implementation
  3. Sample data collection form and performance measures/calculation instructions
  4. PowerPoint slides used during Stage B clinical inservice meetings
  5. List of resources available for Stage B intervention

Developer:

Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)

Funding Sources:

Pfizer, Inc.; Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL); University of Michigan Medical School

History

Release Date: 2013
Original Summary: January 2013
Last Updated: 03/13/13

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