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NEW! Pain and Addiction, Best Practices and Proper Prescribing

March 20, 2018
December 31, 2020
3 CME, 3.6 Nursing, 2.1 Nursing Pharmacology, 3 Pharmacy, 3 ADA CERP
This course was reviewed and accepted by
West Virginia Board of Medicine
West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine
West Virginia Board of Dentistry
West Virginia Board of Examiners for Register Professional Nurses
West Virginia Board of Pharmacy
Credit Fee
Free to view, $55 to request credit
Target Audience
The course is designed for all clinicians—physicians, dentists, nurses, physician assistants and others—who prescribe opioid medications and who care for patients receiving opioid medications.
Enrollment Instructions
If you have taken a course through the WVU Office of CE prior to one year ago, and you have not accessed your SOLE account within the last 365 days, your account may be inactive. If you receive an error message, please contact SOLE Support at You can also contact Katie Loehr at 304-293-2870 with other log-in issues.

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Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • recognize current statistics and interrelationship of prescribing, pain and addiction.
  • describe current overdose statistics.
  • identify current laws and regulations related to statute and PDMP.
  • recognize addiction liability of medications.

We teamed up with the West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program, the WV State Medical Association, and the WV Osteopathic Medical Association to offer this web course, Pain and Addiction: Best Practices and Proper Prescribing, designed to meet the state mandated three (3) hours of Drug Diversion credit for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists.