CDC Opiate Guidelines: Education for Prescribers

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  • Location: Online Format

Target Audience

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurses 



Value: $40

Cost:  $10 for general registrants.

Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost. Alumni receive 75% off of the program's value.

Course Description

Course Description

This activity is designed to provide current guidelines for prescribing of opiates for pain management. 

Participants will be able to:

  • Examine the background information behind the adoption of the new CDC guidelines for an opiate prescription.
  • Discuss the new CDC guidelines for an opiate prescription.
  • Describe the planned application of the guidelines to clinical practitioners. 

In order to receive continuing education credit for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Completion of online course materials/activities
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form
  • Achieving passing score on post-test 

Resource Information- Click here to view

speaker Speaker

Brittani Seagren, BSN, RN-BC - Staff Nurse, Methodist Hospital Omaha, NE

Course Instructions

1) Register for the online course by clicking on register below.

2) You will receive a registration confirmation e-mail with the link to the online course.

3) Do not log in on mymethodist. Read the course instructions thoroughly and review the content.

4) Take the post-test and evaluation. Your certificate will be issued in 5-7 business days to your Professional Development account.


Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

1.0 contact hours awarded
MW MSD Approved Provider #NE1019-9
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120

1.0 education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Division of Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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