I Effective July 1, 2014, all APRNs who hold a current DEA license and who prescribe controlled substances are required by the Tennessee Board of Nursing to complete a minimum of two hours of prescribing CME credit. This course will focus on the TN Chronic Pain Guidelines, as well as address APRN prescribing responsibilities within the state of TN. This course will fulfill 1.0 hr CEs of the required 2.0 hrs of CEs
Opioid prescribing has become more common place in primary care. Often times a referral source may not be available or may not be accepting new patients, so then what? This session will focus on different options for treating pain, common mistakes, and identifying the patient that might be appropriate for chronic opioid therapy, and the safeguards when prescribing.