{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Adjuncts to Local Anesthetics for Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Review of Current Literature

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Purpose of Activity

To review current evidence on adjuncts to local anesthetics in prolonging the duration of peripheral nerve blocks.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the various adjuncts to local anesthetics in peripheral nerve blocks and their proposed mechanism of actions.
  2. Evaluate current evidence of efficacy and potential for prolongation of nerve blocks of these adjuncts.
  3. Explain the potential drawbacks and side effects that might prevent the use of these adjuncts in daily clinical practice.
Price: $49.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH / 1.0 APH
  • 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.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: TPM0720
Published: Jul 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Benjamin Kuo, MD; Jaime Ortiz, MD, MBA