Online - 2023 Substance Abuse Education for Nurses: Managing Opioid Weans

TeNeasha Billingsley, MSN, CPNP-AC, an advanced practice nurse will discuss opioid medications and long-term effects from use, along with the weaning process and how to assess and treat withdrawal. 
This activity provides education on substance abuse which can be utilized to meet part of the license renewal requirements.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. Recall common opioid analgesic medications and their side effects.
  2. Identify the role of continuous IV narcotic infusions in PICU.
  3. List the effects of long-term opioid/benzo use.
  4. Describe the process of weaning.
  5. Discuss how to assess for and treat withdrawal symptoms.

 

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this course please contact the Course Coordinator, Tracy Savitz: Tracy.Savitz@nemours.org

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 0.50 contact hours.

  • 0.50 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 0.50 continuing education credits.
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
05/31/2025
Cost:
$0.00

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None of the planners or presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 0.50 contact hours.

  • 0.50 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 0.50 continuing education credits.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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