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ENDURING RECORDED COURSE: Registration now open
Time of Enduring Recorded Course: One hour

This is the first of six modules of a live webinar and enduring recorded course series that will use a standardized, evidence-based opioid addiction prevention curriculum to train and inform New Jersey health care professionals on best practices in opioid prescribing and patient care in compliance with federal and state statutory and regulatory guidelines.

All participants who register for and complete this course will receive access to the New Jersey Opioid Medical Education Program Naloxone Distribution and Training Programs Guide. This comprehensive county-by-county guide, available in interactive and print formats for health care professional reference and patient education, includes pharmacies who dispense NARCAN® (naloxone hydrochloride) Nasal Spray and the recent FDA-approved generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray (utilizing standing orders, and via prescription). It also includes virtual trainings in the era of COVID–19 on how and when to use naloxone nasal spray.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Advanced Practice Nurses, Certified Nurse Midwives

OBJECTIVES:  At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the origins of the opioid epidemic using relevant data.
  2. Recognize the function of the New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program (NJ PMP), and practitioner obligations including registration, delegation, responsibility for audits, and mandatory lookups.
  3. Comply with the limitations on opioid prescribing for acute and chronic pain.
  4. Identify practitioner obligations in treating chronic pain patients, including the use of pain management agreements and urine drug testing (UDT).
  5. Summarize CDC recommendations on opioid prescribing, dosing, and tapering.
  6. Explain non-opioid and non-pharmacological pain management approaches.
  7. Understand how to become DATA waived to provide treatment for patients with substance use disorder (SUD) in an office setting.
  8. Know when to co-prescribe naloxone to patients.


Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. 

RowanSOM designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-B credit and will report CME and specialty credit commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

RowanSOM designates this internet enduring activity for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AVAILABLE CREDIT FOR OTHER LISTED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS: This enduring recorded course satisfies the statutory mandate that physician assistants, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, advanced practice nurses, and certified nurse midwives obtain one credit in continuing education programs concerning prescription opioid drugs as a condition of licensure renewal. Upon successful completion of the enduring recorded course, participants will receive a certificate of completion, and should retain it in accordance with their relevant licensing board’s regulations.

To receive full credit, you must be present for the entire enduring recorded course activity.

All listed health care professionals must complete the Pre-Assessment, Post Assessment, and Knowledge Assessment to receive a certificate of completion.

All listed health care professionals must complete the Attestation Form, and Outcome Survey/Evaluation. Upon completion of these items, Physicians will receive a CME certificate.

Hearing Impaired Registrants: This enduring recorded course contains closed captioning.

For questions pertaining to AOA and ACCME CME credits, please contact Tara Shontz, RowanSOM Program Coordinator at

For technical support with registration and access to the module, please contact the Rowan Online Marketplace Center  submit an email ticket here.

View and share the flyer for the ENDURING RECORDED COURSE here