AANA Journal Course - Evidence-based Use of Non-Opioid Analgesics

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Associate Member (Student) Price: $21.00

Members Price: $35.00

1.0 Class A Credit


0.25 Pharm Credit


Course Expiration Date: 8/13/2021


Increase your knowledge of non-opioid analgesic options and change your practice to further incorporate non-opioid analgesics, avoiding the risks associated with these drugs. 

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Overview of Course

The purpose of this activity is to foster increased knowledge of non-opioid analgesic options and change practice to further incorporate non-opioid analgesics, avoiding the risks associated with these drugs.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the risks and benefits of opioid analgesics.
  2. Review non-opioid analgesics in terms of mechanisms of action, doses, risks, and benefits.
  3. Discuss the impact of enhanced recovery after surgery protocols on pain management.
  4. Consider the role of the opioid crisis on selecting, ordering, and administering opioid agonists.
  5. List the mechanisms of action for psychotropic and anticonvulsant agents used as analgesic adjuncts.

Verification of Participation

The participant will have only 2 opportunities to successfully complete the course post-test, which is comprised of 10 random questions pulled from the test pool of questions. The passing score of at least 80% is required for the exam in this course. If the participant fails the post test, he or she will not receive CE credits for this course.

Accreditation Statement

This course has been prior approved by the AANA for 1.0 Class A CE credit; AANA Code Number: 1036660.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 0.25 CE Credit in Pharmacology/Therapeutics. 

Course Expiration Date: 8/13/2021

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.