Pain, Opioid, or Controlled Substances CE

PNCB Continuing Education

PNCB CE Related to Pain Management, Opioid, or Controlled Substances

Explore 30 hours of continuing education available now to support your learning and your patients. Some modules are free. Certification is not required to learn with PNCB. 

Pediatric Updates: Psychopharmacology: 3rd Edition
PNCB's third edition of all new in-depth psychopharmacology CE includes 12 journal articles for your references. Treatments and topics covered include ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, common comorbidities, adverse effects, and more. Information for conditions often referred out of primary care like bipolar disorder and OCD are also covered. Whether you treat and prescribe—or manage other care for youth taking these medications under another provider's care—this is a must-take module given the prevalence of behavioral and mental health conditions among children and teens. Use the link below to see all content. 7.5 contact hours. 

Pediatric Updates: Pharmacology: 2021 Current Concepts
Pediatric pain is a challenging topic. The 2021 edition of PNCB’s popular annual pharmacology module focuses exclusively on pain management across multiple settings and patient populations. Be prepared to elevate your knowledge with a deep dive into content involving neonates, headaches, chronic pain, procedural pain in primary care, and athletes. Select opioid topics include post-op prescribing and potential for abuse as well as prescribing for special populations and pediatric acute pain. 7.5 contact hours. 

Pediatric Updates: Pharmacology: Abused and Controlled Substances
From neonates to teens, from primary to acute care, this module explores a variety of abused and controlled substances to benefit APRN learning and support patients and families. You’ll learn about a wide range of topics, including neonatal abstinence syndrome, opioids, cannabis, and hallucinogen use disorders, stimulant abuse, inhalants, poisoning, and more. 7.5 contact hours. 

Pediatric Updates: Acute Care Rx: Analgesia, Sedation, & More
Anesthetic agents, antipsychotics, and so much more are covered in this broad ranging module to reinforce or expand your pharmacology knowledge for ill and injured children in ED, outpatient sedation, and critical care settings. Topics include intranasal administration as an increasingly frequent route for delivery of meds, pharmacologic properties of medications, and, uses and adverse effects (including tolerance and withdrawal). 7.5 contact hours. 

Pediatric Updates: Acute Care Rx: Infections, Sedation, and More
From Staph to snakebites, this targeted module covers common topics such as antibiotics, sedation, and analgesia, plus a variety of unique topics to keep you informed:

  • Antibiotics: antimicrobials for staph infections, dosing guidelines for vancomycin, and outcomes of early transition from parenteral to enteral antibiotics for complicated infections.
  • Sedation & Analgesia: pharmacogenetics of codeine use in sickle cell disease, perioperative pain management after spinal surgery, and dexmedetomidine for procedural sedation.
  • And More: anticoagulation, antidotes/toxicology, medication interactions with anti-epileptics, antihypertensives for pulmonary hypertension, and new snake antivenoms.
  • 7.5 contact hours. 

 

 

 

 

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