{{ (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


  • 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.
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.
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