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Controlled Substances Education Course

  • A Course Which Upon Successful Completion Will Allow You To Write For Controlled Substances Without Patient Specific Approval*

     

    Schedule 

     

     

    Upcoming Controlled Substances Education Course

     
     Wednesday, 
     October 8, 2014
    RegisterOnline
    Renaissance Palms Springs
    (Before the Conf.) 
    888 E Tahquitz Cyn Way 
    Palm Springs, CA 92262   

     
    *California Code of Regulations Sections: 1399.541(h), 1399.610 and 1399.612. A PA may administer, provide, or issue a drug order for Schedule II through V controlled substances without patient specific approval if the PA completes specified educational requirements and if his/her Supervising Physician delegates the authority to them.

     

    Controlled Substances Education Course - (Meets requirements pursuant to California Code of Regulations Sections: 1399.541(h), 1399.610 and 1399.612)
    AB 3 was signed by the Governor and became law on January 1, 2008 creating the California Physician Team Practice Improvement Act. In part, AB 3 authorized a PA to administer, provide, or issue a drug order for Schedule II through V controlled substances without patient specific approval if the PA completes specified educational requirements and if his/her supervising physician delegates the authority to them. PAs completing this course and passing the post test will meet those educational requirements as defined in the above regulations.
     
     
    Evaluation of the response and compliance of the patient to the controlled substances.

     

    Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.
    Program
    Andrew Lowe, Pharm.D.
    10:00 a.m. Federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to the provision, administration and furnishing of controlled substances. The use of secure drug order forms.
    11:00 a.m. Comparison of efficacy data and safety profiles which influence the selection, usage, conversion and clinical rationale for the use of  pharmacological agents.
    11:30 a.m.      10 Minute Break
    Noon Other uses for controlled substances
    1:00 p.m.      Box Lunch Provided
    1:45 p.m. Disorders routinely requiring a therapeutic regimen of controlled substances for clinical management.
    2:15 p.m. Controlled substance’s potential for abuse and addiction, its psychosocial aspects, the recognition of the symptoms (including controlled substance-seeking behaviors).
    3:15 p.m. Break
    Jeremy Adler, MS, PA-C
    3:30 p.m. The legal and professional relationship between a physician assistant and the supervising physician. Charting requirements.
    4:00 p.m. Recognition, prevention and management of acute and chronic pain.
    4:30 p.m.  Provision of appropriate patient education regarding controlled substances. 
    5:00 p.m.  Post Test 

     

    Registration Fees:
    $180 for CAPA Members 
    $310 for Non CAPA Members

     

    PA License Number: 

    Please be sure to include your PA License number on the registration form and bring that number with you on the day of the course. It will be used as an identifier on your post test Scantron.
     
    Accreditation: (6 Hours Cat. I CME)
    This program has been reviewed and is approved for 6 hours Category I (preapproved) CME credit by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. It was planned in accordance with the AAPA’s CME Standards for Lecture-Learner Programs and for Commercial Support of Lecture- Learner Programs. In order to fulfill the requirements of California Code of Regulations Sections: 1399.541(h), 1399.610 and 1399.612 you must attend the entire 6-hour course, take and pass the post test.
     
    The planners and sponsors of this function claim no liability for the safety of any attendee while in transit to or from this event. The planners and sponsors reserve the right to change speakers and/or cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances without penalty. The total amount of any liability of the planners and sponsors will be limited to a refund of the registration fees.