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Controlled Substance Prescribing: Focus on Analgesia

Date & Time of Recording:
October 1, 2020 | Self-paced
  • On-demand video
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This course is intended to increase the participant's knowledge of federal and state laws or regulations associated with controlled substances and recognize the appropriate use with the APN practice and to demonstrate knowledge of common pharmacologic categories of analgesics.

Keywords: prescribing analgesia opioid controlled substance legislation


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

  • Distinguish the federal and state laws and/or regulations associated with the prescription of controlled substances and recognize appropriate use within APN practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of common pharmacologic categories of analgesics and the potential adverse effects for these drugs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of analgesics in pain management, including requirements for documentation.
The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) is a multi-year initiative supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to address barriers to access in rural communities related to substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder. Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires faculty and all persons directly involved in the planning of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials. The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity. Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation. Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
Credits Available
  • Registered Nurses
    American Nurses Credentialing Center (Pharma)
    Credit Statement
    Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This continuing education activity is approved for 2 contact hours for licensed nurses. This participant has also earned 2 pharmacology hours.
  • All Other Participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides .2 CEUs by Upstate AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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