Safe and Effective Controlled Substance Prescribing Practices for Nevada Advanced Practice Nurses

17.95
Online
Mandatory

About the Course


Audience: This course meets the requirements for Nevada advanced practice nurses and all nurses responsible for the safe and effective prescribing practices for controlled substances.


Learning Objectives

  1. Describe key components of recent Nevada legislation that affect prescribing of controlled substances.
  2. Describe the concepts of prescription drug abuse, misuse, addiction, and diversion, including their recognition, risk factors, and prevention.
  3. Explain the laws pertaining to the prescribing of controlled substances, including the medication schedules, prescription-filling rules, and registration requirements.
  4. Discuss the treatment of pain, including evaluation, treatment, and medications used.
  5. Describe steps to ensure safe and effective prescribing of controlled substances, including professional documentation, patient–provider agreements, and informed consent.

 

About the Author

Katie Ingersoll, PharmD, Registered Pharmacist

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Safe and Effective Controlled Substance Prescribing Practices for Nevada Advanced Practice Nurses

17.95

About the Course


Audience: This course meets the requirements for Nevada advanced practice nurses and all nurses responsible for the safe and effective prescribing practices for controlled substances.


Learning Objectives

  1. Describe key components of recent Nevada legislation that affect prescribing of controlled substances.
  2. Describe the concepts of prescription drug abuse, misuse, addiction, and diversion, including their recognition, risk factors, and prevention.
  3. Explain the laws pertaining to the prescribing of controlled substances, including the medication schedules, prescription-filling rules, and registration requirements.
  4. Discuss the treatment of pain, including evaluation, treatment, and medications used.
  5. Describe steps to ensure safe and effective prescribing of controlled substances, including professional documentation, patient–provider agreements, and informed consent.

 

About the Author

Katie Ingersoll, PharmD, Registered Pharmacist