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Pediatric Pain Management Best Practices Printed Materials Program

OPEN is pleased to offer an opportunity to apply for FREE printed materials for pediatric best practices in pain management. These materials can help patients, families and providers make a plan for pain before the child’s surgery and manage acute pain following their operation. Available materials include:

  • Postcard and business card sized handouts with a QR code that parents and families can use to quickly and easily access online resources
  • Worksheets to aid parents and providers in making a plan for post-surgical pain management
  • Brochures on Non-Medication Pain Management for pediatric patients
  • A Toolkit for surgical pain management that includes best practices, free educational materials, and sharable resources

Organizations can apply using the link below to place a request order. OPEN will review applications, notify applicants of awards by email, and provide up to the amount of materials requested directly to their organization. OPEN will also provide awardees with our Pediatric Website link to share information and guidance on pediatric opioid prescribing for providers and educational tools for patients and their families.

Logistics

Award Opportunity Free pediatric best practices for pain management educational materials shipped to your organization.

Up to $2,000 value.

Eligibility Requirements Awardees must be based in Michigan.
Application Due Date Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis starting in February 2023.

 

Materials Available to Request

MaterialPediatric Best Practices CardPediatric Best Practices CardPediatric Planning For Surgery and Pain Management WorksheetPediatrics Non-Medication Pain ManagementPediatric Surgical Pain Management Toolkit
Printed Material Size3.5”x2” each4.25”x5.5” each 8.5”x11” each 8.5”x3.75” 8.5"x11"
Bundle Option and SizeBundles of 500
(3.5” x 2” x 3.5”)
Bundles of 500
(5.5” x 4.25” x 4.25”)
Bundles of 250
(8.5”x11”x1”)
Bundles of 50
(8.5”x3.75”x2.75”)
Spiral Bound
5 maximum per request
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Material DescriptionThese cards make it easy to share best practices to manage a child’s pain after surgery. The QR code goes directly to the OPEN Pediatrics website which has resources for patients, families and healthcare professionals to prepare for and manage pain after surgery.These cards make it easy to share best practices to manage a child’s pain after surgery. The QR code goes directly to the OPEN Pediatrics website which has resources for patients, families and healthcare professionals to prepare for and manage pain after surgery.This worksheet will guide you through preparing to manage pain after surgery. Download to complete and share with surgical care team members.Learn how to help manage or reduce your child’s pain and anxiety through various techniques.This toolkit focuses on prevention of opioid-related complications in children and adolescents by intervening at the point many are first introduced to them: when acute pain is treated after surgery. Providers and parents can find best practices, free educational materials, and sharable resources in this toolkit.

Application Process

Use this link to submit your application. If clicking the link doesn’t work, copy and paste the full link from the table into your internet browser. The questions are listed below for preparation. Once the form is started, it cannot be saved prior to submission.

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  • Review OPEN’s pediatrics website and understand the best practices being shared in these educational materials.
  • Distribute educational materials.
  • Completion of a brief six-month follow up survey to assess how distribution went.
  • Email applicant of award status.
  • Provide awardee with up to the amount of materials requested within two months of application submission.
  • Assess six-month follow up survey results for quality improvement.
  1. Name, title, email of project lead
  2. Organization name
  3. Organization location
  4. Why is it important for your organization to receive these materials for distribution?
  5. Please provide context on pediatric patients at your organization:
    1. What pediatric services are provided?
    2. Age range of pediatric patients
    3. Percent of patient population that is pediatric
  6. Please briefly describe your plan for distributing materials.
  7. How many of each material do you request?
    1. Business cards
      1. # bundles (500 per bundle)
    2. Postcards
      1. # bundles (500 per bundle)
    3. Brochures
      1. # bundles (50 per bundle)
    4. Toolkit
      1. # (5 maximum)
  8. Acknowledgement: Our organization has reviewed the OPEN pediatrics website and understands the best practices being shared in these educational materials.
  9. Acknowledgement: Our organization’s mission is to provide care and prevent harm to the pediatric population. We will use materials provided by this opportunity towards this intended purpose only.

Do we have to distribute all of the materials by the end of the six months? 

  • No. We hope that the materials get used promptly but it is not required to complete distribution by the end of the project period.

If we distribute all of the materials, can we request more?

  • Yes! Please complete the application form a second time to request additional materials. Determination on the second round of awards will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Does our organization have to be a surgical center to request materials?

  • No. If your organization works in pediatrics and could benefit from these materials, please apply.

Will the QR codes expire?

  • No, the QR codes are updated by OPEN to be accurate at all times. Please contact OPEN if you notice a malfunction.

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