A Resource for Healthcare and Social Services Professionals
September 21, 2020
12:00 pm–4:00 pm ET
This no-cost course reviews topics covered in the certification exam for addictions nursing and is intended to support nurses preparing to sit for the exam.
Boston Medical Center is sponsoring a FREE exam review course for RNs and NPs working in the addiction field who have an interest in becoming a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN) or a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse - Advanced Practice (CARN-AP). This course is intended to support nurses studying for the CARN and CARN-AP exam by reviewing material the exam will cover. Eligibility criteria for the CARN and CARN-AP certifications can be found on CNET’S website https://www.cnetnurse.com/carn-exam
THIS TRAINING IS BEING HELD VIA ZOOM TELECONFERENCING TECHNOLOGY. In order to receive CE credit, you must have video enabled and turned on when you join the meeting so we can see your face, in addition to registering through this page. The CE can be used toward credits needed in addictions to sit for the exam. The Zoom link for this training is password protected and will be emailed to you before the training.
Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, with experience treating patients with addiction, who intend to sit for the CARN or CARN-AP exam.
By the end of this certification review program, participants will be able to: Identify the major categories of substances of misuse, their neurobiology, impact, withdrawal effects, and treatments, Discuss the biological, psychosocial, cognitive, and spiritual problems resulting from substance use disorders, Apply nursing process in identifying, planning, assessing and implementing care for patients diagnosed with substance use disorders.
Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction, Department of Public Health, Bureau of Addiction Services
Boston Medical Center grants 7.25 hours to all nurses who attend BOTH PARTS of this course, complete the evaluation, and complete the post test. Boston Medical Center is approved as a provider of continuing professional development by American Nurses Association, Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.