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Activity Steps

Description

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Purpose of Activity

Activity Type: Practice
Accreditation Statement:
Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.



Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize 3 demographic and social factors that have influenced the increased use of opioids for nonmedical purposes.
  2. Identify 2 factors that contribute to sex-related variations in opioid abuse and addiction.
  3. List 3 strategies that health care providers and health care systems can incorporate to help decrease opioid abuse.
Price: $49.00

Credits:

  • ACPE 1.5 CEU

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. UAN-0431-0000-19-012-H04-P

Professions: Pharmacist
Test Code: TPM1217PH
Published: April 2019
Expires: 4/1/2022
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Ms. Samantha M. Pruden and Angela Starkweather, PhD, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN