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SCOPE of Pain | Publications

Alford DP, Lazure P, Murray S, Hardesty I, Krause JR, White JL. National trends in prescription opioid risk mitigation practices: Implications for prescriber education. Pain Med. 2019 [Epub ahead of print].

Alford DP, Cohen ML, Reynolds EE. How would you manage opioid use in these three patients? Grand Rounds Discussion from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:506-513.

Zisblatt L, Hayes SM, Lazure P, Hardesty I, White JL, Alford DP. Safe and competent opioid prescribing education: Increasing dissemination with a train-the-trainers program. Subst Abus. 2017;38(2):168-176.

Cushman PA, Liebschutz JM, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Alford DP. What do providers want to know about safe opioid prescribing? A qualitative analysis of their questions. Subst Abus. 2017;38(2):222-229.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Ng P, Hayes SM, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, White JL. SCOPE of Pain: an evaluation of an opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy continuing education program. Pain Med. 2016;17:52-63.

Alford DP. Opioid prescribing for chronic pain – achieving the right balance through education. Invited Perspective. N Engl J Med. 2016; 374(4): 301-303 with Podcast interview.

Alford DP. Safe opioid prescribing: an expert Q&A. Pain Medicine News – Special Edition. December 2015:91-93.

 

SCOPE of Pain | Posters

Alford DP, Murray S, Lazure P, Peloquin S, Krause JR, Hardesty I, White JL. Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain): The Effect of Mandatory Education on CME Outcomes. Poster Session. 2019 Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC. February 2019.

Alford DP, Murray S, Krause JR, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, Lazure P, White JL. The Role of Continuing Education in Addressing the National Opioid Crisis: The SCOPE of Pain Program Experience. Poster Session. 2018 American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Annual Meeting – Achieving Improvement through Assessment and Learning Together. Las Vegas, NM. September 2018.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What do physicians want to know about opioid prescribing? A qualitative analysis of their questions. Poster Session 40th annual Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), conference, Washington, DC. November 2016.

Zisblatt L, Hayes SM, Lazure P, Hardesty I, White JL, Alford DP. Safe and competent opioid prescribing education: increasing dissemination with a train-the-trainers program. Poster Session 40th annual Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), conference, Washington, DC. November 2016.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What do physicians want to know about opioid prescribing? A qualitative analysis of their questions. Poster Session Evans Department of Medicine Research Days. Boston University School of Medicine, October 2016.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Hayes S, Ng P, White J. ER/LA opioid REMS prescriber education to address the prescription opioid misuse epidemic: The impact of the Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) Program. Poster Presentation 2015 International Conference on Opioids (ICOO), Boston, MA, June 2015.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Hayes S, Ng P, White J. Impact of government mandated education on the safe and competent prescription of opioid analgesics. Poster Presentation 2015 International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, London, England, April 2015.

 

SCOPE of Pain | Presentations

Alford DP, Lazure P, Hardesty I, Murray S, Krause JR, Peloquin S, White JL. National Trends in Opioid Risk Mitigation Practices: Implications for Prescriber Education? Oral Session. Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA), conference, San Francisco, CA. November 2018.

Alford DP, Murray S, Krause J, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, Lazure P, White JL. Can CME impact a national healthcare crisis and how will we know? Oral Presentation for Best Practices and Innovation 2018 Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) Annual Meeting – CME/CPD: Building Bridges from Learning to Outcomes. San Antonio, TX. April 2018.

Hardesty I, Cushman PA, Shanahan CW, White JL, Alford DP. SCOPE of Pain: Using Patient Videos to Model Effective Communications Strategies. Oral Session. 43rd annual conference Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP). Orlando, FL. January 2018.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What do physicians want to know about opioid prescribing? A qualitative analysis of their questions. Oral Session. Annual NE Regional Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM). Boston, MA, March 2017.

Cushman PA, Hodgkin JG, Shanahan CW, White JL, Hardesty I, Liebschutz JM, Alford DP. What do physicians want to know about opioid prescribing? A qualitative analysis of their questions. Oral Presentation Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) 39th Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 2016.

Huey LY, Alford DP, Wen LS. Addressing America’s opioid overdose crisis through education: breaking the cycle through workforce development at CME, GME, and UME levels. Oral Best Practice Presentation & Poster Presentation World Congress on Continuing Professional Development, San Diego, CA March 2016.

Alford DP, Zisblatt L, Ng P, Hayes SM, Peloquin S, Hardesty I, White JL. Safe and competent opioid prescribing education (SCOPE of Pain) program: Evaluation of an opioid analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) continuing education program. Oral Presentation Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) 39th annual conference, Washington, DC. November 2015.

 

SCOPE of Pain | Awards

Best Workshop Award, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) Cushman P, Shanahan C, Alford DP. Teaching Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing: A Toolkit for All Levels of Expertise. 2015.

Outstanding Prevention Effort, (SCOPE of Pain curriculum), High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) 2014.

 

Quality Improvement | Publications

Betancourt L, Boyle J, Figueiredo N, McNeil B, Reich J, York M. Boosting Immunization Performance for High-Risk Patients in an Academic Safety-Net Hospital. Almanac Highlight Series. 2018 http://almanac.acehp.org/p/bl/et/blogid=2&blogaid=341 Accessed December 5, 2018.

Syeda S, Trucks E, Sears K. Telephonic Outreach in Pulmonary Service for Patients with COPD. NEJM Catalyst. 2018. https://catalyst.nejm.org/pulmonary-outreach-patients-with-copd/ Accessed October 1, 2018.

Perkins RB, Zisblatt L, Legler A, Trucks E, Hanchate A, Gorin SS. Effectiveness of a provider-focused intervention to improve HPV vaccination rates in boys and girls. Vaccine. 2015 Feb 25;33(9):1223-9. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.11.021. Epub November 24, 2014.

Zisblatt L, Kues JR, Davis N, Willis CE. The long-term impact of a performance improvement continuing medical education intervention on osteoporosis screening. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2013;33(4):206-214. doi: 10.1002/chp.21200.

Collins P, Hardesty I, White J, Zisblatt L. (2012). Continuing Education for Performance Improvement: A Creative Approach. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2012;43(10):437-438.

 

Quality Improvement | Posters

Jansen E, Betancourt L, Zisblatt L, White J, Yuh D, Moses J. Growing A Culture of Quality Through Education: Development of a QI Hub and the Improvement Leadership Academy. Poster Session. 2018 American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Annual Meeting – Achieving Improvement through Assessment and Learning Together. Las Vegas, NM. September 2018.

Chen E, Betancourt L, Li L, Trucks E, Tornetta P. Standardized, Patient-Specific Opioid Prescribing after Orthopedic Surgery. Poster Session. IHI Scientific Symposium 2017. Orlando, FL. December 2017.

Trucks E, White J, Zisblatt L, Jansen E, Moses J. The Value of a QI and CME Collaboration in the ABMS Portfolio Program. Poster Session. The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education 2017 Annual Conference. Scottsdale, Arizona. May 2017.

Shah P, Raje P, Thoreson N, Thomas-Lewis J, Shelley-Abrahamson R, Combs G, Lambert L, Clark S, Kourtelidis M, Mottl-Santiago J, Trucks E, Jansen E, Iorio R, Abbott J, Iverson R. Initiation of a Pharmacologic Prophylaxis Program to Prevent Obstetric Associated Venous Thromboembolism. Poster session. BMC Quality Week. Boston, MA. November 2016.

Shelley-Abrahamson R, Shah P, Raje P, Thoreson N, Thomas-Lewis J, Combs G, Lambert L, Clark S, Kourtelidis M, Mottl-Santiago J, Trucks E, Jansen E, Iorio R, Abbott J, Iverson R. Development of a Postpartum Program for Self-Administration of Enoxaparin to Prevent Obstetric Associated Venous Thromboembolism. Poster Session. BMC Quality Week. Boston, MA. November 2016.

Trucks E, White JL, Zisblatt L. Jansen, E, Moses, J. The Value of a QI and CME Collaboration in the MOC Portfolio Program. Poster Session. 2016 American Board of Medical Specialties, 2016 Quality Improvement Forum. Chicago, IL. May 2016.

 

Quality Improvement | Awards

Innovative Quality and Patient Safety Curricula – Boston Medical Center House Staff Award – Ajakumar Menon A, Seth B, Srivastava A, Manasco T, Parikh S, Johnson J, Iaculli M, Macht R, Talutis S, Handel-Orefice R, Jansen E, Sloan, K. Improving transitions of care through implementation of IPASS handoff bundle – Multidisciplinary BMC experience. Poster Session. BMC Quality Week. Boston, MA. November 2016.

Boston Medical Center Quality Improvement Award – Shah P, Raje P, Thoreson N, Thomas-Lewis J, Shelley-Abrahamson R, Combs G, Lambert L, Clark S, Kourtelidis M, Mottl-Santiago J, Trucks E, Jansen E, Iorio R, Abbott J, Iverson R. Initiation of a Pharmacologic Prophylaxis Program to Prevent Obstetric Associated Venous Thromboembolism. Poster Session. BMC Quality Week. Boston, MA. November 2016.

 

Other | Publications

Wanchoo P, Larrison C, Rosenberg C, Ko N, Moeller N, Parikh R, Djordjevic AM. Identifying Educational Needs of the Multidisciplinary Cancer Team in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Feb;15(2):205-212.

 

Other | Awards

Julie White, MS, CHCP. Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME). 2019.

Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Industry Summit Best in Class Outcomes. Opioid Induced Constipation online series (in partnership with RealCME). 2017.

Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Award for Outstanding Enduring Material CE Activity Award. Patient-Centered Paradigms in the Management of Obesity and Weight-Related Comorbidities (in partnership with Haymarket Medical Education). 2017.

Alliance for CME’s Award for Outstanding Industry-Supported Certified CME Activity. Practice Circles – Sleep Disorders (in partnership with Haymarket Medical Education). 2011.

Alliance for CME’s Award for Outstanding Industry-Supported Certified CME Activity. Virtual Community of Practice – Depression (in partnership with Haymarket Medical Education). 2008.