Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
Medscape offers an online destination page which includes certified education along with a REMS awareness video, downloadable resources, and short videos. The educational activity is accredited for physicians (maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™); family physicians (maximum of 2.00 AAFP Prescribed credit(s)); nurses (2.00 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (2 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology); pharmacists (2.00 Application-based ACPE (0.200 CEUs); nurse practitioners (2.00 AANP Contact Hours); physician assistants (2.00 AAPA hour(s) of Category I credit); and osteopathic physicians (maximum of 2.00 AOA Category 2-B credits). All other healthcare professionals will receive a letter of completion. The goal of this activity is to provide education on the safe use of extended-release, long-acting opioid analgesics.