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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Katie Loehr at 304-293-2870 with other log-in issues.
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.