Governance Committee Updates: Helpful Info on NCSBN Opiod Toolkit
National Council of State Boards of Nursing Releases an Opioid Toolkit In an effort to prevent over-prescribing of opioids, NCSBN has created a toolkit for practitioners.
The Opioid Toolkit includes the following:
- Continuing Education materials from organizations like the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
- Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids from the CDC and Federation of State Medical Boards.
- Links to toolkits on Overdose Prevention
NCSBN also continues to offer free continuing education courses, brochures, posters, and a brief video – as part of its Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Initiative.
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