About this course

This course fulfills the 2 hour requirement for Florida Pharmacists in the Validation of Prescriptions of Controlled Substances. It will cover all rules and regulations according to the State's guidelines. --- This course will report to CE Broker within 24 hours and can be taken at your own pace, on any device.
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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
    • Course Description
    • Learning Objectives
    • Course Outline
    • Introduction
    • Scope of the Opioid Epidemic
    • The Role of Prescribers and Pharmacists in Preventing Opioid Misuse and Diversion
    • Defining the Issue
    • Understanding the Pathophysiology of Addiction
    • Calculating Morphine Milligram Equivalents and CDC Dosing Guidelines
    • Identifying and Counseling At-Risk Patients
    • Assessing the Therapeutic Value of Controlled Substances
    • The Role of the Pharmacist in Managing Drug Interactions and Side Effects
    • Safe Storage and Disposal of Controlled Substances
    • Schedules of Controlled Substances
    • Overview of Florida Law
    • Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
    • Conclusion
    • Post Test
    • Resources
    • Course Evaluation

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