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.*
Prescribing of Controlled Drugs
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
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
August Prescribing Agenda
November Prescribing Agenda