Prescribing and Pharmacology of Controlled Drugs:

Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls


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 who need or wish to increase their knowledge and ability to effectively prescribe controlled medications that have the potential for misuse and abuse.*

Course Description

Prescribing of Controlled Drugs

8-hour course. 
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. 
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.

2019 Prescribing Brochure 

Prescribing Registration Form

Online Registration

Agendas

August Prescribing Agenda

November Prescribing Agenda

Hotel Information

August 2-4
Accommodations:
   Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
   9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W
   Destin, FL

Room Rate starting at: $225 (plus applicable taxes)
Room Block Deadline: June 30, 2019
Room Block Code:  23Z0QU
Hotel Reservations: (800) 320-8115 or Online here

November 23-24

Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria │ Birmingham, Ala.
Room Rate:  $138 (plus taxes)
Room Block Deadline:  October 31, 2019
Room Block Code:  Medical Assoc. or MASA
Reservations: (800) 233-1234, (205) 705-1234 or

www.hyattregencywynfrey.com

Collaborative and Supervisory Practices:

Pearls, Pitfalls and Protocols

The Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners, and the Alabama Board of Nursing have partnered to present a seminar for physicians, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives and Physician Assistants in a collaborative practice agreement as well as those interested in developing a collaborative practice agreement.

When: November 22, 2019, 7:30 am -11:45 am

Where: Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel

Hotel Information:  Room Rate:  $138 (plus taxes)
Room Block Deadline:  October 31, 2019
Room Block Code:  Medical Assoc. or MASA
Reservations: (800) 233-1234, (205) 705-1234 or www.hyattregencywynfrey.com

Agenda
Brochure
Online Registration


Medical Ethics

The Medical Association of the State of Alabama and the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners have partnered to present this course for physicians in all specialties who wish or need to pursue focused study in areas of applied ethics, including boundary maintenance and practice management.

When: November 22, 2019, 12:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Where: Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel

Hotel Information:  Room Rate:  $138 (plus taxes)
Room Block Deadline:  October 31, 2019
Room Block Code:  Medical Assoc. or MASA
Reservations: (800) 233-1234, (205) 705-1234 or www.hyattregencywynfrey.com


Agenda
Brochure
Online Registration