Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing, Managing the Risks

Enrollment Information:
This enrollment will expire September 30, 2019.
You must complete all course requirements (including claiming CEs) and save/print the completion certificate by September 30, 2019.

 

Description:
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand key risk issues related to pain management and the prescribing of opioids, develop practices that adhere to federal and state law pertaining to the prescribing of controlled substances, assist in recognizing the signs of potential drug addiction and diversion, and be able to apply risk management best practices that support sound pain management principles to improve patient safety and increase defensibility in the event of a claim.

 

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this webinar-based self-study you should be able to:

  • Identify federal and state laws pertaining to the prescribing of controlled substances
  • Recognize the signs of potential drug addiction and diversion
  • Apply risk management best practices that support sound pain management principles to improve patient safety and increase defensibility in the event of a claim

 

Level of Learning:
Foundation

 

Domain of Practice:
Legal and Regulatory

 

Speaker(s):
Katie Theodorakis, JD

 

Criteria for Successful Completion:
To receive continuing nursing education contact hours, participants must achieve 80% on the post-test and complete an evaluation at its conclusion.

 

Continuing Education:
This program is approved contact hours toward the fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and toward CPHRM (Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management) renewal. CE credit may be used toward CPHRM renewal only by those holding the credential at the time of the program.

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 1.0 hour
Passing Score: 80%

 

Conflict of Interest Statement:
As required by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, we would like to make you aware of all potential conflicts of interest.

This educational activity’s planners and presenters have indicated that they have no bias or conflict of interest.

 

Commercial Support:
There is no sponsorship for this event.

 

Date Published: April 2014
Date to be Reviewed: August 2019
Date of Contact Hour Expiration: August 2020

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ASHRM & ANCC 1 hour September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2019