Podcast | Nursing Today | S1:E8 | Protecting Your Practice When Prescribing Controlled Substances

This podcast is a review of national and state standards and expectations when prescribing opioids and other controlled substances. Learn how to responsibly prescribe scheduled drugs while keeping your practice safe. 

Broadcast Date: June 13, 2018


Pamela Stitlzein Davies.
Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN, BC

Research Coordinator, Pain Tracker Self-Manager Study, UW Department Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; Clinical Instructor, UWSON; Teaching Associate, UWSOM; Adjunct Instructor, Seattle Pacific University



"This content is what I have been waiting for."

"I didn't realize all the documentation that is required when prescribing opioids. I will check to make sure our documentation practices follow the recommendations given in this talk."


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. Review National and State standards and expectations when prescribing opioids and other controlled substances. 
  2. Discuss patient screening and universal precautions. 


Completion Requirements

  • Listen to the presentation.
  • Study the handouts.
  • Complete the evaluation. 
  • After submitting the evaluation, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.  


Professional Credit Information

To earn contact hour credit, listen to the lecture and submit the evaluation.

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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.50 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Contact hours


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