Post dating schedule ii prescriptions

NOTE TO RULEFILING AGENCIES: Use the RTF version for submitting rule changes.

Download the RTF file This rule is known as the "Utah Controlled Substances Act Rule." In addition to the definitions in Title 58, Chapters 1 and 37, as used in Title 58, Chapters 1 and 37, or this rule: (1) "DEA" means the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States Department of Justice.

In accordance with Section 58-37-6.5, qualified continuing professional education requirements for controlled substance prescribers are further established as follows: (1) Continuing education under this section shall: (a) be prepared and presented by individuals who are qualified by education, training and experience to provide the controlled substance prescriber continuing education; and (b) have a method of verification of attendance and a post course knowledge assessment or examination.

(2) In accordance with Subsections 58-37-65.(5), 58-37-6.5(7), and 58-37-6.5(8), the controlled substance prescribing classes that satisfy the division's continuing education requirements for license renewal, and that are delivered by an accredited or approved continuing education provider recognized by the division as offering appropriate continuing education, shall be posted on the division's website at

(2) Individuals and entities engaged in research using pharmaceuticals as defined in Subsection 58-17b-102(65) within a research facility as defined in Subsection R156-17b-102(49).(2) A license may be restricted to the extent determined by the Division, in collaboration with appropriate licensing boards, that a restriction is necessary to protect the public health, safety or welfare, or the welfare of the licensee.A person receiving a restricted license shall manufacture, produce, obtain, distribute, dispense, prescribe, administer, analyze, or conduct research with controlled substances only to the extent of the terms and conditions under which the restricted license is issued by the Division.(3) Credit for continuing education shall be recognized as follows: (a) Unlimited hours shall be recognized for continuing education completed in blocks of time of not less than 50 minutes; (b) Continuing education hours for licensees who have not been licensed for the entire two-year period shall be prorated from the date of licensure; (c) In accordance with Subsection 58-37f-304(3), the required 1/2 hour of continuing education for the online tutorial and test relating to the controlled substance database shall be waived by the division for a controlled substance prescriber renewing a license, if the prescriber attests on the license renewal form that: (i) in the past license period, the prescriber accessed the controlled substance database; and (ii) upon the prescriber's information and belief, the prescriber's use of the database reduced the prescribing, dispensing, and use of opioids in an unprofessional or unlawful manner, or in quantities or frequencies inconsistent with generally recognized standards of dosage for an opioid.(4) A licensee shall maintain competent records of completed qualified continuing professional education for a period of four years after close of the two-year period to which the records pertain.

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