The new required course for DEA-registered prescribers in Florida
Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip, M.D., and FMA President John Katopodis, M.D.
— Former DEA Agent Bob Stutman
who doesn't know someone who has been affected." — Mark Mikhael, Pharm.D.
Governor Scott turns to medical professionals for
advice on kicking Florida’s opioid habit.
and Rep. Jim Boyd shared their insight at Opioid Summit 2017 as legislators.
Take the required Controlled Substance Prescribing CME Course. This course needs to be taken by all physicians with a Florida license who are registered with the DEA and authorized to prescribe controlled substances.
A new state law (HB 21) requires all Florida-licensed healthcare practitioners who are registered with the DEA to prescribe controlled substances must take the course.
Click here to see facts and figures illustrating the opioid crisis, including Florida-specific data.
Download the Florida Dept. of Health’s educational pamphlet on non-opioid alternatives for the treatment of pain.
Read the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids Chronic Pain, which provides prescribing recommendations for primary care clinicians.