Prescription Opioid Management for Chronic Pain: Tennessee Guidelines

This course will prepare the Advanced Practice Nurse in Tennessee to safely prescribe opioids for patients in chronic pain according to Tennessee state law and guidelines. Various types of pain, misconceptions surrounding opioids, and updates in pain will be discussed. Guidelines for safe prescribing practices will be reviewed and a case study will illustrate how to choose the right opioid dose.

Course Publication Date: May 06, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Lori Constantine DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, ACHPN
Course No:TN-OPIOID-21
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Substance Abuse
Learning Objectives
  • Identify best practices in the prescribing of controlled substances

  • Discuss current trend in pain diagnoses, pain types, and how opioids impact the patient

  • Recognize and mitigate risks when prescribing opioids


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