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Activity Steps


This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the opioid crisis and options for pain management.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Summarize issues related to prescribing opioids.
  2. Select priorities for combating the opioid crisis.
  3. Recognize problems related to the use of opioids and options for effective pain management.
Price: $10.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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.

Test Code: ON0319B
Published: Mar/Apr 2019
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Ida Anderson, MSN, RN, ONC; Jessica Alger, BSN, RN, ONC