Controlled Substance Prescribing

Activity Details

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Contact Information

720 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 575
Gainesville, Florida 32601

Welcome to Controlled Substance Prescribing.

Presented by:
Martha Brown, MD

William Greene, MD

Czerne Reid, PhD

Faculty Disclosure:

Dr. Brown, Dr. Greene, and Dr. Reid have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships to disclose.

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: (Links to an external site.).


Release Date: June 10, 2021
Expiration Date:  June 9, 2023


Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians


Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the Florida laws regarding prescribing controlled substances.
  2. Apply key points of safe opioid prescribing in actual practice.
  3. Identify addiction basics and the prevalence of the opioid crisis.
  4. Describe the best practice for prescribing opioids.


Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.


Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.