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Purpose of Activity

To present current issues of fair access to pain control resources facing hospice and palliative care providers in the care of patients experiencing cancer pain.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Specify the scope of the opioid crisis and the unintended consequences of reduced access to care for individuals with cancer pain.
  2. Identify ethical issues of justice and solutions regarding the provision of safe and effective pain control in hospice and palliative care.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development 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 Professional Development 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.

Test Code: JHPN1217A
Published: Dec 2017
Expires: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 10/13 (76%)
Authors: Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN; Patrick Coyne, MSN, RN