Physicians: PSP supports for pain management

January 12, 2017

BC doctors can access learning and support tools to help patients manage chronic pain. The PSP Pain Management module provides information on:  EMR enabled pain tools; promoting patient self-management; better identifying, assessing, managing, and communicating with patients living with chronic pain; and effectively collaborating with patients and their families, pain specialists, allied health professionals, and non-governmental agencies to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Online tools and resources include:

  • Case studies, including an opioid management case study
  • Clinical Tools – including an opioid risk tool
  • Physician resources
  • Patient information

Over the past year, nearly 300 physicians have taken the module and are now helping their pain patients return to a higher level of functioning. More information on the PSP Pain Management module can be found here.