Opioid Risk-Reduction Strategies- Free Pharmacology Hours for Advanced Practice Nurses

painTools for Safe Prescribing in Chronic Pain Management– Utilize available screening tools for the effective assessment of patients before initiating opioid therapy.
Implement opioid risk-reduction strategies based on a patient’s aberrant behavior.
Apply communication strategies to strengthen relationships with patients and improve patient knowledge of their opioid treatment.
Properly monitor patients on opioid therapy utilizing available resources, including Patient-Provider Agreements and state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs.
Identify potential adverse events in patients on opioid therapy.
Mitigate drug-drug interactions with patients on opioid therapy.

3.0 Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners which includes 1.0 hours of pharmacology

This course also offers Free CME for Physicians

Expires 4/19/16

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