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Prescription Drug Abuse - CE552
Prescription Drug Abuse
Knowing the Danger Signs

CE552 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Jackelyn Y. Boyden, RN, MS, MPH, CHPPN and M. Michelle Porthouse, RN, NP-C, ACHPN and Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
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Objectives:
The purpose of this continuing education program is to provide nurses with information about prescription drug abuse, high-risk groups, factors related to misuse and assessment/treatment strategies. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify populations at greatest risk for prescription drug abuse
  • Discuss the identification of drug-seeking tactics and behaviors
  • Explain best practice methods for working with patients suspected of drug-seeking behavior and diversion

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/24/2016

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