Join us for a brief informational presentation on the Mate Act – hope this helps answer all your questions!
The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has outlined an eight-hour training requirement on the treatment and management of opioid patients. The Medication Access and Training Expansion Act mandates the training for all DEA-registered providers, with the deadline for completion set for the date of a practitioner’s next scheduled DEA registration submission beginning on June 27. Graduates from medical and dental schools are exempt from the requirement. The training does not have to occur in one session, and courses previously undertaken in accordance with state-mandated continuing education will apply.
This article discusses the recent approval of the first over-the-counter naloxone nasal spray for use in reversing opioid overdoses. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first over-the-counter (OTC) naloxone nasal spray, Narcan, to help prevent opioid overdoses. The nasal spray is intended for use in adults and adolescents, and the FDA
The ADA has issued a FAQ (frequently asked questions) providing additional information regarding the 2022 Omnibus Bill with provisions for the MATE Act – which included a controlled substance education requirement for continuing DEA registration. The FAQ suggests further information and guidance will be forthcoming by the end of March. The Act contains exclusions and
It has come to our attention a little known provision of the federal omnibus bill approved in the waning hours of 2022 included a requirement that could impact your practice if not properly managed. The Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act, which aims to improve access to medications and expand training for healthcare professionals
Thoughts About The New NC Dental Board Requirement On Mental Health & Substance Abuse Effective January, 2023
Here are a few of our ideas for continuing education requirements related to mental health and substance abuse:
The NC Legislature has adopted NCAC 16R(I).0206 requiring NC dentists and hygienists to complete 1 hour of continuing education on practitioner substance abuse and mental health every 2 years. This requirement is NOT satisfied by the completion of an approved controlled substance prescribing course. This new requirement exclusively impacts NC dental licensees as no other
On Thursday, November 3, 2022, the CDC released it’s most recent recommendations for the prescribing of opioids for acute, subacute, and chronic pain. The new guidelines provide 12 recommendations relating to the use of opioids and mostly favor a more individualized approach. However, the CDC issued a guideline much stronger than the 2016 version defining
We at CE Dojo are pleased to announce our association with Total Medical Compliance (TMC). Total Medical Compliance is a small, family-owned business with national reach that helps clients achieve a safe environment for patients and employees by delivering customized, expert compliance solutions and working alongside clients to provide a personalized experience with extraordinary customer
One of the most common questions we hear from licensed dental healthcare professionals when considering the prospect of dropping their federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) permit is “Can I do that?” The answer is “Yes you can”. Your professional license issued by the state in which you practice affords the ability to conduct patient care