Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants

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Whether dealing with the delicate balance of pain management, identifying patterns of abuse, or treating addiction, nurse practitioners and physician assistants play an important role in addressing the opioid crisis. In addition to the resources in the CME section below are listed Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant-specific resources.

  • The American Association of Nurse Practitioners offers resources on Opioids and CE in Pain Management and related topics.
  • The American Academy of Physician Assistants has CE activities on prescribing and opioids.