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OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY, OFFICE FOR OREGON HEALTH POLICY AND RESEARCH

 

 DIVISION 50

PAIN MANAGEMENT

409-050-0100

Purpose

The Pain Management Commission is established within the Oregon Health Authority for the purpose of developing pain management educational programs, recommendations and curriculum; representing patient concerns to the Governor and Legislative Assembly; and creating ways to improve pain management in Oregon through research, policy analysis, and model projects. In addition, the Pain Management Commission is charged with developing a specific pain management educational program for required completion by health care professionals under specified Licensing Boards.

Stat. Authority: ORS 409.570
Stats. Implemented: ORS 409.500 - 409.570
Hist.: DHSD 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-07; Renumbered from 407-020-0000, OHP 1-2011, f. 1-26-11, cert. ef. 2-1-11

409-050-0110

Definitions

For the purposes of this Division 409-050, the following definitions apply:

(1) "Commission" means the Oregon Pain Management Commission.

(2) "Licensed health care professionals" means those specifically identified licensees that report to the following Licensing Boards:

(a) Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, which includes: physicians, physician assistants and acupuncturists (with the exception of those listed under OAR chapter 847.677, identified as waived);

(b) Oregon State Board of Nursing, which includes: all registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and nurse practitioners;

(c) Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners, which includes: all licensed psychologists;

(d) Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners, which includes: all licensed chiropractors;

(e) Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners, which includes: all licensed naturopathic physicians; and

(f) Oregon Board of Pharmacy, which includes: all licensed pharmacists.

(g) Oregon Board of Dentistry, which includes all licensed dentists.

(h) Oregon Board of Occupational Therapy, which includes all licensed occupational therapists.

(i) Oregon Board of Physical Therapy, which includes all licensed physical therapists.

(3) "Curriculum" means a recommended list of educational topics, compiled by the Commission, for medical professionals treating pain.

(4) "Pain management education program" means a specific one-hour web-based program developed by the Commission, in addition to six accredited hours of continuing education in pain management, end of life care or a combination of both.

Stat. Authority: ORS 409.570
Stats. Implemented: ORS 409.500 - 409.570
Hist.: DHSD 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-07; Renumbered from 407-020-0005, OHP 1-2011, f. 1-26-11, cert. ef. 2-1-11; OHP 5-2011(Temp), f. 8-30-11, cert. ef. 9-1-11 thru 2-27-12; OHP 9-2011, f. 11-28-11, cert. ef. 12-1-11

409-050-0120

Commission Positions

(1) The Commission consists of:

(a) Nineteen members – seventeen voting members and two non-voting ex-officio members from the Oregon legislature; and

(b) Members that have experience or a demonstrated interest in pain management issues.

(2) In order to apply for a position on the Commission, an individual must:

(a) Complete a Commission interest form; and

(b) Submit the interest form to the Pain Management Program.

(3) Voting member appointments to the Commission are:

(a) Made by the Director of the Oregon Health Authority; and

(b) Must comply with the approved Commission bylaws.

(4) Prior to making appointments, the Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall request and consider recommendations from individuals, public and private agencies and organizations, but not limited to individuals with a healthcare background or individuals representing the healthcare industry or members of the public.

(5) Oregon Health Authority staff shall include a Pain Management Coordinator, who shall staff and facilitate Commission meetings, provide daily organization of Commission business and perform other duties as directed by the Commission.

Stat. Authority: ORS 409.570
Stats. Implemented: ORS 409.500 - 409.570
Hist.: DHSD 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-07; Renumbered from 407-020-0010, OHP 1-2011, f. 1-26-11, cert. ef. 2-1-11; OHP 5-2011(Temp), f. 8-30-11, cert. ef. 9-1-11 thru 2-27-12; OHP 9-2011, f. 11-28-11, cert. ef. 12-1-11

409-050-0130

Pain Management Education Program Requirements

(1) Licensed health care professionals must complete a pain management education program in order to improve the care and treatment of individuals with painful conditions. The program includes:

(a) Six accredited hours of continuing education in pain management, end of life care or a combination of both; and

(b) The web-based training offered by the Commission.

(c) Dentists licensed under Oregon Board of Dentistry are only required to complete the web-based training offered by the Commission.

(2) For out of state health care professionals obtaining Oregon licensure or newly licensed health care professionals within Oregon, the pain management education program must be completed within 24 months of their first license renewal.

Example: If an individual becomes newly licensed in Oregon on June 15, 2009, their first renewal will be June 15, 2011. The individual may obtain their training from June 15, 2009 through June 15, 2013 under section (2) to comply with this requirement.

(3) If the licensing board for a licensed health care professional adopts, by rule, a pain management education program with topics substantially similar to the topics in the Commission's curriculum, that program satisfies this rule for the continuing education portion of the requirement, as long as the total number of hours is the same.

(4) The Commission shall review its curriculum every two years and update as needed.

Stat. Authority: ORS 409.570
Stats. Implemented: ORS 409.500 - 409.570
Hist.: DHSD 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-07; Renumbered from 407-020-0015, OHP 1-2011, f. 1-26-11, cert. ef. 2-1-11; OHP 8-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-19-11 thru 2-27-12; OHP 10-2011, f. & cert. ef. 12-22-11

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