Controlled Substances Education Course Schedule

Andrew Lowe, Pharm.D.

9:00 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.

10:00 a.m.

Comparison of efficacy data and safety profiles which influence the selection, usage, conversion and clinical rationale for the use of pharmacological agents.

10:30 a.m.

10 Minute Break

11:00 a.m.

Other uses for controlled substances

12:00 p.m.


12:45 p.m.

Disorders routinely requiring a therapeutic regimen of controlled substances for clinical management.

1:15 p.m.

Controlled substance’s potential for abuse and addiction, its psychosocial aspects, the recognition of the symptoms (including controlled substance-seeking behaviors).

2:15 p.m.


Jeremy Adler, DMSc, PA-C

2:30 p.m.

The legal and professional relationship between a PA and the collaborating physician. Charting requirements.

3:00 p.m.

Recognition, prevention and management of acute and chronic pain.

3:30 p.m.

Provision of appropriate patient education regarding controlled substances.

4:00 p.m.

Post Test