Laws Regarding the Rx of Controlled Substances

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review of the applicable federal and state laws and rules.
  2. Review of the current Florida statistics regarding morbidity and mortality of controlled substance related deaths 
  3. Pharmacology of opiate drugs
  4. Proper prescribing of opiate drugs 
  5. Review of physician liability for overprescribing controlled substances
  6. Diagnosis of opioid addiction and treatment options