INTENSIVE COURSE IN

Prescribing and Pharmacology of Controlled Drugs:

Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls
 
Presented by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and the Alabama Board of Nursing

2020 Series

March 14-15 • Huntsville - Registration opens January 10th
July 31-August 2 • Destin, Fla.
November 20-22 • Birmingham
 

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.*

* To obtain a QACSC, PAs, CRNPs and CNMs are required to take this entire 12-hour course.  To renew a QACSC, PAs, CRNPs and CNMs must attend 4 hours of the 12-hour Prescribing of Controlled Drugs course, or any other Board-approved Prescribing of Controlled Substances course listed at www.albme.org/cscme.html, every two years.

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.


2020 March Prescribing and Pharmacology Brochure

2020 March Prescribing and Pharmacology Registration Form

Online Registration
Note: All of the scholarships for the March prescribing course have been claimed. 

Hotel Information

March 14-15 • Huntsville
Prescribing Course (8 hours) • Pharmacology Course (4 hours)
Westin Huntsville
6800 Governors West NW, Huntsville
Room Rate: $149 • Room Block Deadline: Feb. 14
Room Block Code: MAA
Reservations: (888) 625-4988 or www.tinyurl.com/MarchPrescribing2020Westin

July 31 - August 2 • Sandestin
MAT Waiver Training (8 hours) • Prescribing Course (8 hours) • Pharmacology Course (4 hours)
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Linkside Conference Center
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway W, Miramar Beach, FL
Room Rate: $189 - $645 • Room Block Deadline: June 28
Room Block Code: 2407Y5
Reservations: (800) 320-8115 or http://www.Sandestin.com/2407Y5.aspx

November 20-22 • Birmingham
Collaborative and Supervisory Practices (4 hours) • Medical Ethics (4 hours) • Prescribing Course (8 hours)
Pharmacology Course (4 hours)
Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham
Room Rate: $138 • Room Block Deadline: Oct. 30
Room Block Code: Medical Assoc.
Reservations: (800) 233-1234 or www.hyattregencywynfrey.com