{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Using Modern Neuroscience to Inform Opioid Use and Abuse Liability in Adolescents

Description

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 pharmacology of opioids in the context of adolescent brain neurobiology to help explain the enhanced vulnerability to drug abuse in this population.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the pharmacology of opioids in the context of adolescent brain neurobiology.
  2. Identify issues related to opioid prescriptions and pain management in adolescents undergoing orthopedic procedures.
Price: $15.00

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 0.5 APH
  • 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.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours







Test Code: ON0319H
Published: Mar/Apr 2019
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: T. Celeste Napier, PhD; Amanda L. Persons, PhD