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NEW! Pain and Addiction, Best Practices and Proper Prescribing

Released
March 20, 2018
Expires
December 31, 2020
Credits
3 CME, 3.6 Nursing, 2.1 Nursing Pharmacology, 3 ADA CERP
This course was reviewed and accepted by
West Virginia Board of Medicine
West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine
West Virginia Board of Dentistry
West Virginia Board of Examiners for Register Professional Nurses
Credit Fee
$55
Target Audience
The course is designed for all clinicians—physicians, dentists, nurses, physician assistants and others—who prescribe opioid medications and who care for patients receiving opioid medications.

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Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • recognize current statistics and interrelationship of prescribing, pain and addiction.
  • describe current overdose statistics.
  • identify current laws and regulations related to statute and PDMP.
  • recognize addiction liability of medications.

We teamed up with the West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program, the WV State Medical Association, and the WV Osteopathic Medical Association to offer this web course, Pain and Addiction: Best Practices and Proper Prescribing, designed to meet the state mandated three (3) hours of Drug Diversion credit for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists.