Prescribing Controlled Substances via Telemedicine

Date: Available 24/7 CLE Credits: 1 General

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Course Description

This program was recorded on June 25th, 2019

This course will cover the basics of prescribing controlled substances via telemedicine encounters pursuant to Florida and Federal Laws. The intricacies of Florida law regarding prescribing substances and control of substances in different healthcare scenarios will be covered. Federal policies including the Controlled Substance Act and the Support Act will also be discussed.



  • Susan St. John
    Ms. St. John’s practice focuses on health law, tax law, estate planning, business planning and civil trial law and includes the following: Practitioner representation before the Department of Health, Agency for Health Care Administration, and the Board of Medicine. Provider representation before Agency for Health Care Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Nursing home defense in adverse licensing surveys before the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Certificate of Need preparation and litigation challenging preliminarily approved Certificates of Need. Preparation and review of physician agreements. Preparation of client memorandums for health law and tax law issues.

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      • 1 General Credit
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    1. Controlled Substance Prescribing
    2. Required patient evaluation
    3. Limited to controlled substances for psychiatric disorders or patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or receiving hospice services
    4. Standards of Care for Telemedicine encounters
    5. Controlled Substance Act- Increased Access to Care
    6. Controlled Substance Act- Special Registration for Physicians
    7. Support Act- Mandates Final Rule for Special Registration