Contact hours available until 2/28/2021. Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article. Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared. Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AMSN.
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This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, AMSN Education Director. Learning Outcome: After completing this continuing nursing education activity, the learner will be able to discuss the importance of direct verbal screening and initial substance use screening as a routine part of nursing assessment. Learning Engagement Activity: Respond to the following self-assessment questions: Identify two common patient/client situations related to opioid use and indicate the appropriate nursing assessment elements for each.