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Audio Session and Presentation Slides from National Conference for Nurse Practitioners 2019

Despite our attempts to help patients, adverse drug reactions kill over 100,000 people per year from properly prescribed medications. What role do we as prescribers play in this and how can we change it? Learn to be a more effective prescriber in this informative session.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Learn the components of a stepwise approach to prescribing methods.
  2. Identify the factors to avoid over-prescribing of medications.
  3. Learn alternative approaches in your prescribing methods.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 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. (CE Broker Course #20-724028)

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: spring2019S104A
Published: June 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Tom Bartol NP, CDE, Richmond Area Health Center