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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category B credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide updates on dosage formulations, product availability, and pertinent adverse effects and warnings regarding the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, with an emphasis on non-aspirin agents.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the mechanisms of action, dosage formulations, and drug-drug interactions of the various nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.
  2. Summarize the adverse effects of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.
Price: $20.00


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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.

Test Code: ON1120B
Published: Nov/Dec 2020
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kathleen Cunningham, PharmD, BCPS; Danielle M. Candelario, PharmD, BCPS; Lauren B. Angelo, PharmD, MBA
Categories: Drug Therapy , Orthopaedics
Specialties: Orthopaedics