Validating Prescriptions for Controlled Substances – 2 Hours

$20.00

Description

The aim of the “Validating Prescriptions for Controlled Substances” continuing education course is to make sure that genuine and lawful controlled substance medications are accessible for patients who require them. This course provides information that enables pharmacists to exercise sound professional discretion when dispensing controlled substances.

Upon completion of this course, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to: 

  • Describe the epidemic of substance abuse and prescription drug abuse in the United States.
  • Identify the responsibility of pharmacy practitioners to determine the validity of controlled substance prescriptions.
  • List factors that pharmacy practitioners might consider when assessing a controlled substance prescription’s legitimacy.
  • Describe the use of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).
  • Discuss the assessment of prescriptions for appropriate therapeutic value.
  • Determine if prescriptions are based on a legitimate medical purpose.
  • Identify the federal guidelines that impact upon distribution of controlled substances.
  • Discuss the State’s Laws and rules regarding prescribing & dispensing of controlled substances.
  • Counsel patients with opioid prescriptions.
  • Discuss available treatment resources for opioid physical dependence, addiction, misuse, or abuse.

 

Author: Greg Philip, Pharm D 

Contact Hours: 2 Hours  

Activity Type: Knowledge-Based Home Study 

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)

Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians 

Cost: $20 / Participant

UAN: Pharmacist: 0384-9999-22-701-H01-P Technicians: 0384-9999-22-701-H01-T 

Release Date: 03/17/2022 Expiration Date: 03/17/2025

Course Completion Certificate:  A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (PDF) Certificate By Email. Credit will be reported to the CPE monitor within 30 days of completion.

The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education.

NPTA approves Biologix Solutions LLC as a Joint Provider of continuing pharmacy education. Approval

Disclaimers: Mr. Phillip has no actual or potential conflict of interest regarding this program. It received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.

Cancellation / Refund Policy: By completing your purchase from Biologix Solutions LLC through PayPal, you agree that you are purchasing digital, non-tangible product/service/training courses and, as such, are not entitled to a refund once accessed. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email before purchasing the online course.

Validating Prescriptions for Controlled Substances Fulfills Mandatory Pharmacy Law CE Requirements For Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and South Carolina.

Florida: Fulfills Mandatory Controlled Substances (Validating Prescriptions for Controlled Substances) – 2 Hours

Texas: PRESCRIBING AND MONITORING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES – NEW (Legislatively Mandated) 295.8(d)(1)(C). Hours Per Renewal Period: 2 . Date(s) Required: Completed no later than September 1, 2021, and reported on the next renewal after September 1, 2021.

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