Medical Ethics and Prescribing of Controlled Drugs and Controversies of Pharmacology Prescribing


Who Should Attend?
The activities are designed for physicians of all specialties, physician assistants and certified registered nurse practitioners and nurse midwives.

Prescribing of Controlled Drugs
8 hours:  Friday-Saturday in July, Saturday in November
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.

Controversies of Pharmacology Prescribing
Previously known as Opioid Prescribing:  Safe Practice, Changing Lives
4 hours:  Sunday in July and November
This is an intensive risk management course that will increase healthcare professionals' knowledge and ability to reduce serious adverse outcomes resulting from inappropriate prescribing, misuse and abuse of ER/LA opioid analgesics. 

The Medical Association of the State of Alabama designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama through the joint providership of the Medical Foundation of Alabama and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. The Medical Foundation of Alabama is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Hotel Information:


July 7-9
The Grand Hotel
One Grand Boulevard | Point Clear
Room Rate: $234 (plus applicable taxes)
Room Block Deadline: June 6, 2017
Room Block Code: Medical Association
Reservations: (800) 544-9933


November 18-19

Hyatt Regency Birmingham/The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria | Birmingham
Room Rate: $137 (plus applicable taxes)
Room Block Deadline: Oct. 17, 2017
Room Block Code: Medical Association
Reservations: (800) 233-1234

Registration Information:

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