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Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

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Launch date: 02 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 29 Oct 2018

Reference: 185808

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Opioids are commonly prescribed for chronic pain. In recent years opioid use has skyrocketed in the United States. It has been estimated that well over 200 million opioid prescriptions have been written each year since 2011. With opioid use reaching epidemic proportions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established new recommendations to help manage the growing concern over opioid prescribing. This CEU provides nurses with vital information regarding the CDC's recommendations for prescribing opioids to increase their knowledge base of the current standards for opioid use in the clinical setting.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify the rationale for the growing concern over opioid prescribing.

2. Examine the CDC's development methods for their opioid prescribing recommendations.

3. Explore the CDC's opioid prescribing recommendations, while obtaining an understanding of the clinical evidence which supports them.
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Industry Specialists
on behalf of QueTech, LLC

QueTech is made up of a solid team of professionals dedicated to providing innovative CE solutions. We employ subject matter experts in many different disciplines including physical therapists, nurses, nursing home administrators, psychologists, councelors, social workers, and many more. Our main area of focus is providing Online Continuing Education to our users.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 4.00 Hours

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