Review the regulations proposed by your state board of nursing. Include your prescription with all of the mandatory requirements as designated by your state board

Review the regulations proposed by your state board of nursing. Include your prescription with all of the mandatory requirements as designated by your state board and DEA regulations.

 

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Type: Discussion Board

Unit: Musculoskeletal and Analgesic Agents Control Substances and Narcotics

Assignment Details

Assignment Description

As a nurse practitioner you are seeing a 56-year-old male patient who presents with right hip pain. The pain started approximately 2 weeks ago with a pain scale of 9. He has been taking ibuprofen 800 mg every 6 hours for 2 weeks without significant relief in symptoms. He had a total hip replacement approximately 1 year prior for treatment of a displaced fracture of neck of the right femoral head. While you are doing a full diagnostic workup you are considering ordering a short-term course of a schedule II narcotic for pain management.

Address the following for this assignment in a minimum of 300–400 words:

1: Propose a schedule II narcotic that you will be utilizing.

2: Review the regulations proposed by your state board of nursing. Include your prescription with all of the mandatory requirements as designated by your state board and DEA regulations. Click here to access the template for your prescription.

3: Provide rationale for your drug choice and methods to ensure that the patient does not develop a dependence on the drug.

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