New Jersey: Abuse of Prescription Opioids, 1 unit
As a condition of biennial license renewal, all registered professional nurses and all licensed practical nurses in New Jersey must complete one contact hour of continuing education covering abuse of opioids, management and treatment of pain—including responsible prescribing practices—and diversion of controlled substances.
This course offers evidence-based information about the problem of prescription drug abuse and misuse, alternatives to opioids for managing and treating pain, best practices for prescribing controlled substances, and drug diversion and safeguards to prevent diversion.
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Sara E. Wilson, BA
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Tracey Long, RN, PhD, APRN
- 1.00 Contact hours