Pharmacies have a critical role to play in safeguarding the nation’s healthcare system and ensuring proper use of controlled substances. In the face of the nation’s Opioid Epidemic, pharmacists must fulfill their professional obligations to exercise corresponding responsibility. The validation, dispensing, and counseling of controlled substances by pharmacists is a critical intervention point for resisting opioid misuse and ensuring safe and effective healthcare for the public.
This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy to fulfill the controlled substances licensure renewal requirements outlined in Rule 64B16-27.831(6).
For more information visit the Validation and Counseling of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances and Opioids program website.