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North Dakota APRN: Best Practices on Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion – 3 Pharmacotherapy CE

Activity Overview

This course fulfills the pharmacotherapy requirement for ND nurses by providing essential information regarding the risks associated with prescribing controlled substances as well as the safe and effective use and prescription of controlled substances, and how to identify and prevent drug misuse.
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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the scope of the drug abuse epidemic in the United States
  2. Describe the differences between drug misuse, drug abuse, and addiction
  3. Identify how controlled substances are classified according to schedules and provide examples of drugs on each schedule
  4. Identify commonly misused and diverted drugs as well as sources for diversion
  5. Describe behaviors that could indicate drug misuse or diversion on the part of a patient or doctor
  6. Identify risk factors for drug misuse or diversion
  7. Identify best practices that prescribers can implement to prevent drug misuse or diversion

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Delivery Type

Online
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Credits

3.0 Contact Hours

Category

Pharmacology

Target Audience

ND Advanced Practice RN
ND Registered Nurse

Activity Type

Activity-based
Contains case-based material

Accreditation

FL Board of Nursing
Provider No. 50-20641
CA BRN No. 2020138
CE Broker No. 20-760245

Faculty

Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA

Cost

$19.00

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

PLEASE NOTE.  AchieveCE does hold national accreditation from the Academy of General Dentistry. AchieveCE also is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.

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Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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