{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Implementing Guidelines for Treating Chronic Pain with Prescription Opioids

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To discuss implementing five tools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guideline for promoting opioid safety among patients receiving opioid therapy for chronic pain.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Review the latest information and evidence on opioids, their use, and strategies to combat misuse.
  2. Plan the appropriate assessment and interventions for patients who take opioids to manage chronic pain.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.0 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: AJN1119A
Published: November 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Patricia E. Maloy, BSN, RN-BC; Megan O. Iacocca, MS; Benjamin J. Morasco, PhD