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Opioid prescribing CE opportunity for APRNs

Practitioner Opioid Symposium

Advanced practicing nurses in the State of Texas have an exciting continuing nursing education opportunity. The U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Dallas Field Division will host two offerings of a, 4.5 hour opioid symposium. This symposium seeks to raise awareness of the current nationwide opioid epidemic to include topics on drug abuse and trends, opioid misuse in the state, the science of addiction, guidelines for prescribing opioids, and an overview of DEA requirements regarding the handling of controlled substances pursuant of Federal regulations.

Available date and time options are:
January 12, 2020 from 0800-1230 or,
January 13, 2020 from 0800-1230
Location: Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, Texas 76054

You can view the agenda and register at https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pdac2/spring/autoEventSelect?event_id=145

If a practitioner would like to attend and does not have a DEA Number, please provide the following information to DallasDiversionOutreach@usdoj.gov

Attendee First Name
Attendee Last Name
Attendee Title
Attendee Degree
Attendee Organization
Attendee Email
Day they would like to Attend Sunday or Monday