Opioids as Medications
The pharmacologic properties of opioids including their mechanisms of action, receptor targets, target tissues, agonists and antagonists. Clinical applications including accepted usage, duration of action, and the minimizing of side effects. Finally, a look at overdose deaths from opioid abuse, cannabis as a harm reduction agent, and patient education about opioids.
Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN
Mark Nichols, PhD
- 2.00 Contact hours