This free online training, titled “Managing the Opioid Crisis: Perspectives from Rural Communities,” will provide strategies for people managing chronic pain in rural areas.
The event will:
- Identify at least one process improvement that can be made to manage patients’ pain in a way that is even safer, more effective, and patient-centered
- Describe how communities have helped individuals to safely manage pain
- Explain how community health workers can support safe and patient-centered pain management
Attendees will hear from Sarah Schoonman, patient and health information management professional; Jennifer Goulet, a trained community health worker; and Melanie Wasserman, Ph.D., managing consultant from The Lewin Group.
The March National Disparities Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event is open to all Quality Innovation Network (QIN)-QIOs, providers, partners and beneficiaries.
Click here for more information and to register for the event.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. This activity is eligible for ACPE, ANCC, AANP, and CDR credit; see final CPE/CE activity announcement for specific details.
To suggest a topic for a future learning series event, please email QINNCC@area-d.hcqis.org.