This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 25 Class A CE Credits. AANA Code #1044102; Expiration date 12/31/2024. AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 16.00 CE credits pharmacology/therapeutics.


Note: This program meets state boards of nursing requirements for Opioid/Substance Abuse (11 hrs.), Bioterrorism (1 hrs.), Human Trafficking (2 hrs.) and ERAS (2 hrs.) and contains 16 pharmacology hours.


  • Anesthesia and the Impaired Provider
  • The Basics of Pharmacology
  • Prescribing Controlled Substances
  • Understanding Substance Abuse
  • Multimodal Analgesia:  The Opioid-Sparing Anesthetic
  • Enhanced Recovery after Surgery - ERAS
  • Substance Abuse During Pregnancy
  • Pharmacotherapy of Opioid Use Disorder
  • Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting
  • Preventing Medical Errors
  • Anesthesia for Patients with Psychiatric Diseases
  • Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction