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Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the opioid epidemic and the role of the case manager in addressing it and in promoting safe use of opioids.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explore the scope of the problem of opioid use and the impact of abuse, addiction, and the opioid epidemic.
  2. Recognize ways in which the United States has responded to the epidemic of opioid misuse.
  3. Identify the goals and approaches case managers and others can use to address the opioid crisis.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • CCMC 1.5 CH
  • NAHQ 1.5 CEH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

This Continuing Education (CE) activity is provided by Lippincott Professional Development and has been preapproved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) for 1.5 CE contact hours.

This continuing education (CE) activity is provided by Lippincott Professional Development and has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) for 1.5 CPHQ CE Hours. CPHQ CE Hours are based on a 60-minute hour. This CE is approved for meeting requirements for certification renewal.

Test Code: PCM0918B
Published: Sep/Oct 2018
Expires: 9/1/2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Charlotte Sortedahl , DNP, MPH, MS, RN, CCM; Jean Krsnak MSN/MBA, RN, CCM; Michelle M. Crook , BSN, RN, CRRN, CCM; Lisa Scotton , MJ, RN, CCM, CDMS