FPM Accreditation standards 1-4 ( Clinical experience (Multidisc pain…
FPM Accreditation standards 1-4
Total FTE FFPM employed by unit
Total FTE other medical employed by unit
Clinical support time for SOT
1 session/FN for 2 trainees
1/wk for 3 or more trainees
Is the supervision consistent with progression to independent practice?
Supervisory roles and assessment
How many WBAs have been performed in the past 12 months?
Review of orientation package
How much time does the SoT have to complete WBAs? Are other FPM fellows contributing to supervision and assessment
Does the SoT believe he/she has adequate time to supervise the trainees?
Multidisc pain programs
Regular radiology desirable
Regular scheduled APS attendances by the trainee WITH a FANZCA or FFPM
Procedures - recommended for exposure but not required to undertake
Formal case conference at least weekly
Adequate exposure to psychology and/or psychiatry with enough exposure to perform "an adequate psychosocial assessment in the first six months of their CTS"
Review of med records
Collaboration with referring doctors and units
Adequate new patients with exposure to: acute, chronic and cancer pain
Quality patient care
FFPM engagement with faculty
QI program with active trainee involvement
Nurse for every APS round
3.0 FTE for allied health staffing
2.0 FTE; add an extra 0.5 FTE for 3rd and subsequent trainees
Breadth of experience
Exposure to other medical units
24/7 on-call (FANZCA or FFPM) availability for acute pain
8 medically supervised session/wk; 4 by an FFPM