Prescribing Controlled Substances in NJ Online Self Study Program - July 11-25, 2023

July 11-25, 2023 (registration will close on 7/10)
Preregistration is required and is limited (please register early).

$95 - Non Monmouth Professional

$75 - MU Students, Alumni and Preceptors

This 6 hour course can be used to count toward the recently released Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 8 hour training requirement for DEA registered practitioners on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance abuse disorders. If you would like to learn more about this requirement, use this link to find the guidelines and Recommendations for Curricular Elements in Substance Use Disorders Training | SAMHSA.   We have an additional course that meets this requirement.  Visit our website for the schedule. .

Desired Learning outcome: The advanced practice nurse will apply the concepts learned in this course when prescribing controlled substances for their patients.

Program description: This innovative course provides an up-to-date overview of the pharmacology of controlled substances. It has been designed to meet the continuing education requirement for the prescriptive practice of the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in NJ. The presenters explore the challenges of responsible prescribing and will share the insight and knowledge gained from their nursing practice. The program is comprised of four modules which include audiovisual material, readings, case studies, narrated slides with valuable references and resources.

Topics will include: Pharmacodynamics of controlled substances, prevention/diminution of addictions in the general population, prevention & management of impaired practice among health professionals, and the use of controlled substances for the management of psychiatric, non-psychiatric and non-pain related conditions.

Dr. Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C, Associate Professor Monmouth University
Dr. Nicole Keegan, DNP, APN-C, Director Pain Management Services Monmouth Medical Center, Sole Proprietor of the Pain Relief Center of Central NJ.
Suzanne Kinkle, MSN, RN, CARN, Director of Business Development Recovery Management Systems, Florida

Each session is online self-paced learner activity and participants will have the entire time frame to complete the 6 hours. The course may be completed in increments. Computer and internet access are required.   One or two days before the start date participants will receive email instructions on how to access the course materials.

Successful Completion: Participants will attend 95% of the program, and complete an online evaluation to receive contact hours. None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. There is no commercial support for this activity.

The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  Provider number: P242-10/21-24


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