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Nursing Grand Rounds – Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Risk Mitigation Strategies

This presentation will review the importance of risk mitigation strategies, including the use of risk-associated screening tools, utilizing the prescription drug monitoring program, using and analyzing urine drug tests, and identifying aberrant drug-related behaviors, in light of recent recommendations from the State of New Hampshire and the Centers for Disease Control.

Activity Details
Start Date: March 24, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2019
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Description

This presentation will review the importance of risk mitigation strategies, including the use of risk-associated screening tools, utilizing the prescription drug monitoring program, using and analyzing urine drug tests, and identifying aberrant drug-related behaviors, in light of recent recommendations from the State of New Hampshire and the Centers for Disease Control.

Presenters
  • Bridget T. Meador, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN
  • Susan A. DiStasio, DNP, ANP-BC, APRN
  • Colleen M. Olson, MS, FNP-BC, APRN
Registration

There is no fee for this activity, but to receive contact hours you must register online and complete the online Attestation and Evaluation form (you must register to access this form).

Learning Outcome

At the conclusion of the activity, learners should be able to enhance evidence based practice in the assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of patients with substance abuse disorders. 

Accreditation

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 1.0 contact hour.

Requirements for Successful Completion

Dartmouth-Hitchcock will award contact hour(s) for successful completion. In order to receive full contact hour credit for this Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activity, you must:

  • Attend the entire event or session
  • Complete the online Attestation of Attendance & Evaluation Form (you must register to access).
Speaker Disclosure

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for Nursing Grand Rounds – Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Risk Mitigation Strategies have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions regarding accreditation of the activity:
Director of Continuing Nursing Education, Center for Nursing Excellence
Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
clpd.support@hitchcock.org


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