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Purpose of Activity

To review evidence on the use of IV ketamine for prevention and management of chronic pain conditions.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe events in the history of opioid treatment that led to consideration of ketamine for treatment of acute and chronic pain.
  2. Explain the pharmacodynamics of intravenously administered ketamine for treatment of acute and chronic pain.
  3. Identify the types of pain for which intravenously administered ketamine is most effective in reducing pain intensity.
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: TPM1120
Published: Nov 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Megan Millicker; Angela Starkweather, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN