Accreditation Levels

Three levels of accreditation, with increasing requirements, are available.  The Bronze Level is within reach of every hospital. The Silver and Gold Levels have higher standards that will require more focused effort and resources to be dedicated to patients with substance use disorders.  

 
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Requirements
Application Information
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Program Information
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Leadership and Collaboration
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Quarterly Meeting Documentation
2
2
-
Pain Management Protocols/Guidelines
4
2
1
Non-Opioid Pharmacologic Medications
Non-Opioid Medications Protocols/Guidelines
6
4
2
Injection or Inhalation Protocols/Guidelines
3
2
2
Opioid Stewardship Guidelines
Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Pain Protocols/Guidelines
2
1
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Naloxone Prescription and Education Documentation
2
2
2
Opioid Harm Reduction Interventions
4
4
4
Buprenorphine Guidelines
4
2
1
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Documentation
2
2
2
Non-Pharmacologic Pain Management Protocols/Guidelines
3
2
1
Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Projects
3
Project
2
Project
1
Project