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Center for Professional Health

Prescribing Controlled Drugs

Location: Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Center for Professional Health


Course Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:

1) The drug-seeking patient
2) Chemical dependency using SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment)
3) Risky prescribing practices of controlled substances
4) Current information on proper prescribing practices of controlled substances
5) Strategies to avoid risky prescribing behaviors
6) Information on participant’s own state prescription drug monitoring program

Target Audience:
Health care professionals who prescribe controlled substances especially those individuals who have been cited for inappropriate prescribing.

Course Faculty:
William Swiggart, MS, 
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine & Public Health
Center for Professional Health
Ron Neufeld
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Addiction Psychiatry

Charlene M. Dewey, MD, MEd, FACP
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine & Public Health
Course Outline (click here)

Accreditation:
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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