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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information to help nurses better understand patients with OUD and improve their outcomes.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss the use of opioids, OUD, and their associated risks.
  2. Identify assessment findings for the patient misusing opioids.
  3. Describe care for the patient who misuses opioids.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • 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.

Test Code: NMIE0120A
Published: Jan 2020
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Dorothy J. Moore, DNP, FNP-C, CCRN