Prescribing Panel: Regulatory Considerations – Compliance Is Easier Than It Looks [755]
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

   Mark McHugh, Group Supervisor, Tactical Diversion Squad, Drug Enforcement Administration, Columbus District Office
   Cameron McNamee, Director of Policy and Communications, State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy
   Sallie Debolt, J.D., Senior Counsel, State Medical Board of Ohio

Track: Medical
Secondary Track: Pain
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


This session helps providers navigate through federal and state agency regulations, including the State Medical Board when prescribing opioids and non-opioids for injured worker use. The presenter discusses how to evaluate the necessity and appropriateness of prescribed drugs and assess the overuse or challenges to an injured worker's current treatment plan. He also discusses recent Ohio law changes for naloxone hydrochloride use to prevent overdose.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the benefits of using Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System; 2. Explain recent changes to Ohio law expanding access to naloxone hydrochloride for overdose prevention; 3. Define State Medical Board of Ohio’s regulations for prescribers of controlled substance; and 4. Identify areas where U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement and medical personnel can work together to curb prescription drug abuse.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  RN: 1.5
  CME: 1.5
  Chiropractor: 1.5

File & Handouts:
When to Check OARRS - Pocket Card - Prescribers and Pharmacists
State Board of Pharmacy Additional Resources
Medical Board Prescribing Regulations handout
Medical Board Controlled Substance Prescribing Reference Materials

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