Corresponding Responsibility in Light of New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

On-Demand Video Session
Recorded from 2017 Western Pharmacy Exchange


Tony Park, PharmD, JD, California Pharmacy Lawyers (CPL)

Dr. Tony J. Park, Pharm.D., J.D. will discuss the impact on pharmacists’ corresponding responsibility in light of new opioid prescribing guidelines and recent passage of Senate Bill No. 482, mandatory CURES lookup for prescribers.

Learning Objectives
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Learn the new opioid prescribing guidelines as contemplated by the federal Centers for Disease Control.
  2. Recognize the implications of the recent passage of CA SB 482 (Lara) that newly requires prescribers to perform a CURES lookup.
  3. Distinguish between established norms and new rules for dispensing controlled substances; and construct action plans to ensure patient access to controlled substances pursuant to a legitimate medical purpose.

Continuing Pharmacy Education
The California Pharmacists Association (#0113) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completing an evaluation form, participants will be awarded 1.25 hours (0.125 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit. A statement of credit will not be issued. Participants may log onto the CPE monitor website using their individual log in to download their statement of credit. Please allow 4 weeks for processing of CPE credits to the CPE monitor. UAN:  0113-0000-17-022-H04-P, 0113-0000-17-022-H04-T

Activity Type:  Knowledge-based
Target Audience:  Pharmacists and Technicians in all practice settings
Release Date: 1/9/2017
Expiration Date: 1/9/2020

CPhA Member – $49
Non-member – $99



  2017 Western Pharmacy Exchange Bundle Deal: $300
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