2018 Prescribing and Pharmacology of Controlled Drugs:
Prescribing Issues Related to America’s Opioid Crisis

 

Who Should Attend

The 12-hour Prescribing and Pharmacology course is designed for physicians of all specialties, physician assistants and certified registered nurse practitioners and nurse midwives*.

Course Description

Prescribing of Controlled Drugs
8-hour course.  Saturday in March and November; Friday-Saturday in August
This intensive course will enhance the healthcare professional’s ability to effectively prescribe controlled medications while maintaining patient access to pain medications and minimizing misuse and abuse.

Pharmacology of Controlled Drugs
4-hour course.  Sunday in March, August and November
This course will enhance the healthcare professionals’ ability to effectively prescribe controlled medications and manage ongoing therapy, evaluating risks and potential benefits of opioid drugs.

*  To obtain a QACSC, PAs and NPs are required to take this entire 12-hour course.  To renew a QACSC, PAs and NPs may take the first 4 hours of the 8-hour Prescribing course, the 4-hour Pharmacology portion or another Board-approved course found on the Board of Medical Examiners website at www.albme.org/cscme.html.


Course Registration

Registration Online 

Hotel Information

March 17-18
Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa
201 Tallapoosa Street │ Montgomery
Room Rate: $155 (same rate 3 days before & after, based on availability)
Room Block Deadline: Feb. 16, 2018
Room Block Code: Prescribing of Controlled Drugs (or PCD)
Reservations: (877) 545-0311, (334) 481-5000 or www.marriott.com

August 3-5 (12 hours over 3 days)
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort 
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy. W. │ Destin
Room Rate: $235 - $635 (same rate 3 days before & after, based on availability)
Room Block Deadline: July 1, 2018
Room Block Code: 23U9ZQ
Reservations: (800) 320-8115 or www.sandestin.com or return the Room request form attached below.

November 17-18
Hyatt Regency Hotel – The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria │ Birmingham
Room Rate: $137 (same rate 2 days before & after, based on availability)
Room Block Deadline: Oct. 25, 2018
Room Block Code:  Medical Assoc. (or MASA)
Reservations: (800) 233-1234, (205) 705-1234 or www.hyattregencywynfrey.com