Substance Abuse Education for Delaware Nurses: Drug Diversion Training and Best-Practice Prescribing

Fulfills the requirement for 3 contact hours of continuing nursing education on substance abuse for DE nurses, focusing on prescription drug abuse and diversion, challenges in managing chronic pain, and best practices for prescribing controlled substances. ANCC-accredited provider; accepted by the Delaware Board of Nursing.

This course fulfills the requirement for 3 contact hours of continuing education on substance abuse for RNs and LPNs in Delaware.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, you will be prepared to help prevent prescription drug misuse and diversion. Specific learning objectives to address potential knowledge gaps include:

  • Describe components of responsible opioid prescribing.
  • Summarize the CDC and Delaware guidelines for safe prescribing of opioids.
  • Explain strategies designed to prevent prescription drug misuse and diversion.
  • Identify considerations for the use of the opioid antagonist naloxone.
  • Discuss chemical dependency and impairment in the workplace

Additional Information

Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ANCC
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Available Credit

  • 3.00 ANCC


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