Pain Management

COURSE: Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits-Update 2018
Friday, October 19, 2018    9:15-11:15 am

Presenter: Jody Agins, MSN, FNP/GNP-BC; Founder, Executive Director and NP for Collaborative Medical Provider Group (PLLC),  and Clinical Services Director for Agape Hospice and Palliative Care, Tucson, AZ. Jody speaks nationally on pain management, geriatric care, and a variety of other topics for NP organizations.

Sponsored by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF), this session addresses safe practices for opioid prescribing, including patient selection, risk assessment, initiation and modification, ongoing monitoring, and patient and caregiver education. Includes discussion of pain, immediate release as well as ER/LA opioids, cannabis, and addiction and integrates the CDC Guideline (2016). Fully compliant with the FDA requirement for opioid REMS education.


Accreditation Statement

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 2.0 contact hours and pharmacology credit will be awarded by NPHF upon completion of the program Assessment and Evaluation at the end of the session.


The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission of improving health status and quality of care through NP innovations in clinical care, research, education, health policy and philanthropy. Our projects include developing continuing education programs, supporting NP leadership development as well as scholarship and award programs, and focusing on health disparities and improving healthcare access through community engagement. We are always interested in connecting with NP volunteers to help us with peer review, development of white papers, award application reviews and CE content development.

Contact: Pam Jenkins, MS, NP, NPHF Program Director at

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