Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Acute Pain Medicine PA/NP plans, directs and manages consults that are called into the Acute Pain Management Service. The NP/PA works in conjunction with the Director of the Acute Pain Service and the Attending on the Acute Pain Service to provide an advanced level of care to patients undergoing pain medicine therapies. Specialty care provided includes initial and follow-up assessments/evaluations for consultation, prescribing protocol medications/management modalities and ordering follow-up services. The PA/NP provides pain management education and leads policy and procedure development for this targeted population.Â The PA/NP monitors patient outcomes and initiates/participates in quality improvement activities. This role serves as a primary liaison for all disciplines and services interfacing with the Acute Pain Service.