CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE EDUCATION
CSR holders must complete a one-time requirement of one-hour of Delaware-specific education and two-hours of non-Delaware-specific education biennially each renewal period to renew their Controlled Substance Registration.
ONE-HOUR OF DELAWARE-SPECIFIC EDUCATION
This is a one-time requirement for practitioners to receive a controlled substance registration.
TWO-HOUR NON-DELAWARE SPECIFIC EDUCATION
In addition, Controlled Substance Registrants must also attest to the completion of two-hours of non-Delaware-specific education in the areas of controlled substance prescribing practices, treatment of chronic pain, or other topics related to the prescribing of controlled substances. This education is required for each controlled substance registration renewal period and must be completed by June 30th of odd years.
OPITIONS FOR NON-DELAWARE SPECIFIC EDUCATION
The following organizations offer education in prescribing controlled substances.
SCOPE of Pain: Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education
Pathways to Safer Opioid Use
Federation of State Medical Boards Education Offerings
Medscape - Safe Prescribing for Pain
National Institute on Drug Abuse -MED
Prescribers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies