{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} What's the Buzz About Buprenorphine? A Pharmacologic Overview

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify advantages and disadvantages of using buprenorphine for management of pain and opioid use disorder (OUD).
  2. Explain the binding receptors and other pharmacology aspects of buprenorphine.
  3. Describe appropriate patient education and nursing interventions for patients prescribed buprenorphine.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge about buprenorphine by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH
  • NM - BON 1.5 CH
  • SC - BON 1.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: NMIE1122B
Published: Nov/Dec 2022
Expires: 9/5/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Dorothy James Moore, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC