This program discusses the patient selection and assessment of risk associated with opioid use for long-term management of chronic pain, the initiation and modification of ER/LA prescriptions, ongoing monitoring, and counseling for patients. It covers the legal, regulatory, and safety perspectives associated with ER/ LA opioid use.
Presented by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation, a member of the Collaborative on REMS Education (CO*RE), 10 interdisciplinary organizations working together to improve pain management and prevent adverse outcomes.
This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies (RPC). Please see www.er-la-opioidREMS.com for a listing the member companies. This activit is intended to be fully-complaint with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMs education requirements issued by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
Continuing education credit of 2.25 hours, in pharmacology, is provided by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation.
The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provid¬er of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.