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Prescribing Controlled Drugs – Center for Personalized Education for Physicians (CPEP)

December 7, 2016 - December 9, 2016

CPEP, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt Center for Professional Health, is offering Vanderbilt’s highly regarded Prescribing Controlled Drugs: Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls© course. This three-day course is designed to teach appropriate prescribing practices, facilitate understanding of personal motivations in the patient encounter as understood within the framework of family systems theory, discuss personal responsibilities with patients, and cultivate new skills in substance abuse identification.

Course Objectives

After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:

  • The drug-seeking patient
  • The use of SBIRT (screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment) to identify potential chemical dependency
  • Risky prescribing practices of controlled substances
  • Current information on proper prescribing practices of controlled substances
  • Strategies to avoid risky prescribing behaviors
  • Information on state prescription drug monitoring programs


CPEP Corporate Offices
720 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite 1100-N
Denver, CO 80246 United States
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