Education is key for empowerment. We aim to provide patients and providers with resources to support informed decision making. OPEN offers a wide range of evidence-based materials that highlight the latest best practices for healthcare professionals, patients and their families from pain management to safe storage and disposal of medications.
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Opioid Prescribing Recommendations
Public Health Policy
Safe Storage and Disposal
SUD Care Coordination
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pediatric Surgical Pain Management Toolkit
This toolkit summarizes best practices for prevention of opioid-related complications in children and adolescents. Providers and parents can find best practices, free educational materials, and sharable resources in this toolkit.
Pediatric Best Practices Card
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.
Pediatric Planning For Surgery and Pain Management Worksheet
This worksheet will guide you through preparing to manage pain after surgery. Download to complete and share with surgical care team members.
Opioid Prescribing for Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Check out this one-minute video about non-opioid pain management options for children and teens after wisdom teeth removal. Video captions are in Arabic.
Sharps and Liquids Safe Disposal
Learn how to safely dispose of needles, lancets, and liquid medications.
How Do You Treat Pain? (For Teens)
A one-page flyer created by the Pediatric Trauma Group at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital focused on non-medication options for teens.
Non-Drug Options for Pain Management and Comfort in Children
A document created by Michigan Medicine Child Life providing greater detail on non-medication strategies.
Medication Tracking Log
This log will help you keep track of which medication you’ve given your child, including the time they’ve received it and the dose.
Pediatrics Non-Medication Pain Management
Learn how to help manage or reduce your child’s pain and anxiety through various techniques.
Opioids Safe Storage & Disposal
Learn how to safely store and dispose of opioids.