Want to share something that your Zone, PCN or clinic has done that other groups could benefit from?  Send a message to populationhealth@albertadoctors.org.  The products on this page are not developed by the AMA.  This page is for sharing great working that could advance practice change or support your primary care team in providing care for patients on opioids.‚Äč

Edmonton Zone

The ODP to Primary Care Transition Pathway provides a visual of the transition process, including roles and responsibilities, as well as links to key resources in order to support successful transition of stable patients from Opioid Dependency Program (ODP) to their family physician in primary care.
Audience: Physicians and clinic teams in primary care and the Opioid Dependency Program.
Created by:  Edmonton Zone Opioid Response Initiative team, with assistance from a clinical working group made up of physicians and health professionals.

The Primary Care to Opioid Dependency Program (ODP) Transition Pathway provides a visual of the transition process to refer patients with Opioid Use Disorder to the Alberta Health Services, Opioid Dependency Program. It includes helpful tools for screening, diagnosis, and referral.
Audience: Physicians and clinic teams in primary care and the Opioid Dependency Program.
Created by: Edmonton Zone Opioid Response Initiative team, with assistance from a clinical working group made up of physicians and health professionals.

The High Impact Changes slide deck showcases the main areas of focus that are considered most critical for a care team to work on to achieve optimal performance in a particular area such as opioids.
Audience: Physicians and quality improvement facilitators in primary care.
Created by: Edmonton Zone Opioid Response Initiative - Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network Opioid Response Coordinators and the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Alberta. 

The MD Snapshot slide deck explains the myths and truths about the tool. It is a self-reflection resource that focuses on education and quality improvement, allowing physicians to improve their practice and enhance patient care through increased prescribing awareness.
Audience: Physicians and quality improvement facilitators in primary care.
Created by: Edmonton Zone Opioid Response Initiative - Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network Opioid Response Coordinators.