{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Opioids for Pain Management in Older Adults: Strategies for Safe Prescribing

Purpose of Activity

To provide information related to safe prescribing of opioids in older adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize the importance of effective and safe pain management in older adults.
  2. Outline approaches to achieving effective and safe pain management in older adults.
  3. Identify the characteristics of various opioid medications.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.5 CH / 1.5 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours







Test Code: NP0217B
Published: Feb 2017
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, A/GNP, ACHPN-BC