Controlled Substances and Inventory: Issues for Maryland's Dispensing Physicians

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Overview / Abstract:

The practice of dispensing any medication faces a certain amount of control and regulation, but when that medication is considered a “Controlled Substance” by the DEA, the control and regulation is taken to a whole new level. This module focuses on the intricacies of controlled substance laws and regulations as well as other practice nuances that will benefit any clinic considering dispensing these medications.

Learning Objectives (Physicians):
At the end of this application-based activity, the physician participant should be able to:
1. Navigate online resources to find specific laws and regulations regarding controlled substances;
2. Differentiate between the schedule classes of controlled substances as defined by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and match the dispensing, security, recordkeeping and DEA forms requirements for each; and
3. Utilize best practices for inventory and maintaining records for inspection.

CE: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 1.25 ACPE Contact Hours
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0025-0000-19-059-H03-P
Launch Date: 04/26/2019
Expiration Date: 04/26/2022
Course Number: CN#MD003
Target Audience: Physicians, Pharmacists, Dentists


Apr 26, 2022


Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME





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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Joey Mattingly, PharmD, MBA
Assistant Professor
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Regulatory / Compliance / Risk Mgt, Administration / Management

Keywords / Search Terms

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise Controlled Substances, Documentation, Medical Record, Regulation

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