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APRN Pharmacology Today: Safe Prescribing of Opioids

Amy M. Lugo

Regular Price: $79.00
ANA Member Price: $71.10
Online CE Expiration: 08/23/2020
3 Contact Hours
Presented by Ana

In this new APRN Pharmacology Today course, get the latest on the opioid overuse epidemic, ways to prevent overdose, and helpful resources. Also, learn about pain evaluation and management, as well as long-acting opioids and abuse-deterrent formulations.

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$79.00
ANA Member Price:
$71.10

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Course Details

Overview

“America is simply awash in immediate-release opioid products,” said Scott Gottlieb, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner. With immediate-release opioids accounting for 90 percent of the 200 million opioid painkiller prescriptions written in the United States each year, how can we improve our prescribing practices?

In this new APRN Pharmacology Today course, get the latest on the opioid overuse epidemic, ways to prevent overdose, and helpful resources. Also, learn about pain evaluation and management, as well as long-acting opioids and abuse-deterrent formulations.

Get current evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, standards of care, and treatment options to ensure safe prescribing of opioids for your patients.

After taking this interactive online course, you will be able to:

  • Review current literature and guideline recommendations for the safe use of opioids,
  • Compare and contrast the available pharmacologic treatments that ensure safe use of opioids,
  • Formulate a treatment and monitoring plan for safe use of opioids for patients through the use of case studies, and much more!

Register now for this online course and take the first step toward safe prescribing practices.

* Note: This course includes case studies, self-assessment quizzes, and reflection to engage and illustrate pharmacotherapy contexts for safe prescribing of opioids.

List Price:
$79.00
ANA Member Price:
$71.10

For bulk or invoice purchases, please contact sales@ana.org

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize current practice guidelines for the safe prescribing of opioids
  • Identify one practice change based on course content
  • Formulate a treatment and monitoring plan for safe prescribing and management of opioids utilizing case studies

Location Details

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178

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