Project Lazarus: Southern Piedmont at Chef Santo's
- Health & Wellness
- Chef Santo's, Salisbury NC
Project Lazarus: AccessCare of Central Carolina
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
CCNC Project Lazarus Training
A Guide to Rational Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain
This training will assist prescribers of pain medications to…
An application for 3 prescribed CME credits has been submitted to NCAFP.
The NC Board of Dental Examiners has acknowledged that this course meets the continuing education requirements for license renewal.
This seminar will include a complimentary dinner and a dialogue with other concerned professionals.
Questions? Please contact the Project Lazarus Training Coordinator at the
Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse: (919) 256-7415
Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), supported by a $2.6 million grant from The Trust (KBR) and matching funds from the ORH, is expanding the Project Lazarus approach statewide through 3 interrelated initiatives:
1. Community-based Coalitions aim to broaden awareness of the extent and seriousness of unintentional poisonings and chronic pain issues, and to support community involvement in prevention and early intervention. Attendees include a broad range of community partners including law enforcement, public health, schools, hospitals and faith based organizations.
2. The Clinical Process focuses on the medical assessment and treatment of chronic pain. Toolkits have been developed to guide decisions by treating providers in Emergency Room, primary care and care management settings. The kits provide decision support and other tools for providers identifying and addressing each patient’s specific care needs. These toolkits can be accessed online at https://www.communitycarenc.org/population-management/chronic-pain-project/. Additional training will be rolled out in 40 sites across the state for all opioid prescribers including primary care physicians, emergency room doctors, hospitalists, dentists, and local pharmacists. The focus of the education is on assessment criteria for pain, safe opioid prescribing, use of CCNC’s Provider Portal, and registration and use of the Controlled Substance Reporting System (CSRS). Information tailored to specific clinicians includes:
3. Program outcome goals (as measured through the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center) aim to decrease mortality due to unintentional poisonings; decrease inappropriate utilization of ED for pain management; decrease inappropriate ED utilization of imaging with diagnosis of chronic pain; and increase use of Provider Portal and CSRS.
Project Lazarus Resources: Infrastructure of Community Care of North Carolina (14 CCNC Networks, 14 local Chronic Pain Coordinators, 600 care coordinators statewide, 5,000 primary care physicians participating with CCNC).
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