Fentanyl: Scourge of the Opioids
Fentanyl has been pre-approved by CCMC to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 2 CE contact hours. Activity code: H00040696, Approval Number: 200135604.
The opioid epidemic, labeled the most serious national issue of our time, has worsened with fentanyl. As a healthcare professional, you have a role in our nation’s fatal opioid epidemic. From those who prescribe to those who administer fentanyl, everyone plays a part in helping or hurting those seeking opioids for pain relief. This course will discuss the causes, definitions of use and abuse, pharmacodynamics, and prevention and treatment strategies for this serious issue in healthcare.
Tracey Long, RN, PhD, APRN
- 2.00 Contact hours