Module 1: Professional Accountability and Prescribing

Lesson 5

Synthesizing and applying the CPG to the clinical case study

  • Does this clinical practice guideline recommend the use of benzodiazepines as a primary therapy for the treatment of restless legs Syndrome?
  • What is the recommendation of this CPG for prescribing opioids for restless leg syndrome?
  • What additional guidelines could you consult that would assist in providing the best information for this client (Laureen)?
    (HINT:  refer to previously presented CDS links list)


  • Identify 2 additional guidelines you might consult.