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Controlled Substances: A Prescriber Guide Summary
Florida & Texas Advanced Practice Requirement - Safe and Effective Prescription of Controlled Substances 4.00  Contact Hours - 4.00 Pharmacology Hours (Pharmacology CE hours are equivalent to the ANCC CE hours for this course and only apply to specific professions.)

This course is applicable for the following professions:

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Midwife (MW), Nursing Student, Registered Nurse (RN)

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before Thursday, December 12, 2019

Course Description

Author:    Raymond Lengel (MSN, FNP-BC, RN)

Controlled substances are powerful medications that must be prescribed and administered responsibly to reduce the associated risks. This course reviews the five schedules used to classify substances and how to safely prescribe them. Readers will learn the difference between physical dependence, psychological dependence and addiction as well as the risk factors for substance abuse. The course also examines substances like hydrocodone and tramadol in detail.

CEUFast Inc. did not endorse any product, or receive any commercial support or sponsorship for this course. The Planning Committee and Authors do not have any conflict of interest.

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