Module 3: Assessment
This module provides learners with the opportunity to examine safety considerations in the assessment of conditions which have often been treated with a CDS. These include the following: Chronic and acute pain, insomnia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and status epilepticus. Their epidemiology and comprehensive assessment including risk related to the prescription of control drugs and substances are discussed.
Module 3 addresses the following learning outcomes:
- Define and describe the epidemiology of chronic and acute pain, insomnia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, and status epilepticus.
- As part of a comprehensive history and physical assessment of the above conditions, use standard and validated tools that focus on symptom assessment, psychosocial history, psychiatric status and substance use history.
- Describe safety considerations related to CDS, including risk assessment.
- Prepare and document goals of care.