{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Impact of Opioid-Induced Constipation on Patients Near the End of Life: Perspectives of Patients, Family Caregivers, and Nurses

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with an understanding of how opioid-induced constipation (OIC) influences patients with cancer near the end of life.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the study evaluating the effects of OIC on cancer patients near the end of life.
  2. Describe the effects of opioids and OIC on cancer patients.
Price: $24.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.8 CH
  • DC - BON 2.8 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.8 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.







Test Code: JHPN0110B
Published: January/February 2010
Expires: 12/4/2020
Collections: CESaver
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Judith Lentz RN, MSN, NHA, Susan C. McMillan PhD, ARNP, FAAN