Physician Prescribing Course
The Physician Prescribing Course is a two and one-half day small group CME
program designed to improve the participant's prescribing behavior by providing
education on the legal, biomedical and clinical aspects of prescribing drugs,
especially controlled drugs. Topics in this course include:
State Laws and Medical Board Guidelines for the Prescription of Controlled
Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
Pharmacology of Sedatives, Narcotics, and Amphetamines
Charting Drug Prescriptions
Managing the "Difficult" Patient
Critical Review of the Medical Literature
Management of Chronic Pain
Special Issues in Chronic Pain: Headache and Back Pain
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live
activity for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation
in the activity.
Course Dates and Status
|Start Date||End Date||Enrollment Cutoff||Status||Seats Available||Hotel Reservation||
|April 24, 2017||April 26, 2017||April 10, 2017||OPEN||11||April||
|July 24, 2017||July 26, 2017||July 10, 2017||OPEN||26||July||
|October 16, 2017||October 18, 2017||October 2, 2017||OPEN||29||October||
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