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Best-Practice Prescribing and Drug Diversion Training for West Virginia Nurses (1 Hour)
Course Description
MANDATORY WEST VIRGINIA NURSING CEU. 1 contact hour of training on misuse/abuse of prescription drugs and drug diversion. Fulfills the West Viriginia BON requirement. Continuing education course includes chronic pain management, prescription drug and opioid abuse, and WV evidence-based guidelines for best-practice prescribing.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Discuss trends in prescription drug abuse and diversion.

2) Identify risk factors for potential misuse/abuse of prescribed pain medications.

3) Describe the classes of and sources for drugs that are most commonly abused and/or diverted.

4) Summarize CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.

5) Discuss West Virginia Safe and Effective Management of Pain (SEMP) guidelines.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires September 1, 2021. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Loretta Ann Bostic, DNP, MBA, APRN, CRNA

Loretta Ann Bostic is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who specializes in psychiatric mental health and nurse anesthesia. She has been a registered nurse since 1983. She completed her nurse anesthesia education at Charleston Area Medical Center and her doctoral education and postdoctoral certification at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr. Bostic served on the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Wellness and Peer Assistance committee for over 10 years and is the founding president of the WV chapter of the International Nurses Society on Addictions. She has developed continuing education on substance use disorder, drug diversion, best-practice prescribing for opioids, challenges in chronic pain management, and the prescription opioid abuse epidemic.
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 1 Contact Hour. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 09/01/2021
Cost: $10.00
Credit Offered: 1 ANCC Credit
 
 
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