Tennessee Controlled Substance Prescribing Practices, Part 2

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Many people suffer from illnesses like chronic pain, and these are often treated with controlled substances. Severe chronic pain can deeply affect function and quality of life. Clinicians face a difficult task of appropriate management in improving symptoms, function, and quality of life while at the same time minimizing adverse effects, addiction, and overall safety of their patients. Long-term treatment with controlled substances can lead to adverse effects such as addiction, overdose, and death. This makes it imperative that clinicians can recognize signs of these, along with misuse and abuse. Reviewing national and state guidelines regarding responsible treatment of controlled substances is vital to all clinicians who prescribe these medications. Many state licensing boards have already or will require healthcare professionals to complete mandated courses pertaining to controlled substances. This course will teach healthcare providers the most current guidelines on safe and responsible treatment of chronic illness with controlled substances.

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Many people suffer from illnesses like chronic pain, and these are often treated with controlled substances. Severe chronic pain can deeply affect function and quality of life. Clinicians face a difficult task of appropriate management in improving symptoms, function, and quality of life while at the same time minimizing adverse effects, addiction, and overall safety of their patients. Long-term treatment with controlled substances can lead to adverse effects such as addiction, overdose, and death. This makes it imperative that clinicians can recognize signs of these, along with misuse and abuse. Reviewing national and state guidelines regarding responsible treatment of controlled substances is vital to all clinicians who prescribe these medications. Many state licensing boards have already or will require healthcare professionals to complete mandated courses pertaining to controlled substances. This course will teach healthcare providers the most current guidelines on safe and responsible treatment of chronic illness with controlled substances.

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