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 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
After completing this activity, you will be better able to:
- Review National and State standards and expectations when prescribing opioids and other controlled substances.
- Discuss patient screening and universal precautions.
To earn contact hours for this activity:
- 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.
- 0.50 Contact hours