Safe Prescription of Opioids in Veterinary Care I

Safe Prescription of Opioids in Veterinary Care I

credit hours | 1 CE hour

A growing number of states have mandated training for opioid prescribers—including veterinarians—to help reduce unnecessary prescriptions that may contribute to the human opioid epidemic. Experts from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine created a series of three online courses based on the FDA's educational blueprint to meet the training requirement.  

This course, Safe Prescriptions of Opioids I is 100% online. All the videos and assessments are on-demand to fit your schedule.

1 hour of CE - equivalent to RACE approved - for veterinarians and veterinary technicians,

Please see the subsequent courses Safe Prescriptions of Opioids II & Safe Prescriptions of Opioids III to earn 3 hours of opioid CE

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the importance and physiology of pain management in companion animals.
  • Understand the best practices for prescribing opioids to outpatients, including their potential risks and benefits.
  • Earn one hour of continuing education (CE), upon successful completion of this course.



Who should take this course

Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians 

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