E-Prescribing: An Important Part of Medication Safety
ISMS members: Free
Non-ISMS members: $75.00
Electronic prescribing (“e-prescribing”) of controlled substances for all schedules of drugs is now allowed in every state in the U.S., including Washington, D.C. While e-prescribing is now the preferred method of prescribing medications among the vast majority of prescribers, adoption of e-prescribing for controlled substances has been slow due to a number of factors, from the complexity and cost of implementation, to concerns about security. Do you know about legal requirements for identity proofing for e-prescribing? What new requirements are there for e-prescribing?
Join ISMS and retired Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) veteran Demetra Ashley for a discussion of authentication and e-prescribing.
At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the process of identity proofing, including explaining what it means and describing regulatory expectations.
- List the requirements for obtaining an authentication credential for Individual Practitioners and Institutional Practitioners
- Discuss implementation of the Support for Patients and Community Act (Support Act) 2021 requirements for e-prescribing and how it will affect medical practice.
- Describe the clinical and administrative benefits of e-prescribing.
All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.
ISMS members and their staff
The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.
The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.
Meets State-Mandated Requirements
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Participation Credit
ISMS member cost: Free
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