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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify the barriers and risks associated with prescribing opioids and managing pain in the primary care setting.
  2. Apply guideline-supported opioid prescribing strategies recommended by the CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain-United States, 2022.
  3. Recognize best practices endorsed by the CDC 2022 opioid guideline for initiating an opioid prescription for pain management.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of the participants of this activity will be able to demonstrate knowledge about the updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for pain management in primary care by achieving an outcome level of 80% or greater correct responses in a multiple-choice posttest.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH / 2.0 APH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH
  • NM - BON 2.0 CH
  • SC - BON 2.0 CH
  • WV - BOERN 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited 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.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: NP0124
Published: Jan 2024
Expires: 3/7/2025
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Andrea Collins, DNP, FNP-C, CNE