[2022] Controlled Substances: Education for the Prescriber

Course includes a series of six modules: 

Module 1 – Understanding the Scope of the Problem

Module 2 – Pharmacology and the Principles of Prescribing

Module 3 – Overview of Pain and Treat ACUTE Pain with Less Risks

Module 4 – Treat CHRONIC Pain with Less Risks

Module 5 – Patient Education

Module 6 – Utah Medical Cannabis

Additional Information

The UMA Foundation
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Course Contributors

No one involved in planning or presenting this activity has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Educational Consultant

Perry G. Fine, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology

Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management and Research Center

School of Medicine, University of Utah

Advisory Committee

Marc E. Babitz, M.D.

Deputy Director, Utah Department of Health

Medical Director, Health Clinics of Utah

Family Physician

Kim Bateman, MD

Chairman of the Board, HealthInsight

Family Practice

David A. Cook, M.D.

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Quality Director, Tanner Clinic

Member, Utah State Physicians Licensing Board

Mark C. Foote, MD


William L. Hamilton, MD, MBA

Medical Director Administrative Services, Central Region, Intermountain Healthcare

Past President, Utah Medical Association

B. Zane Horowitz, MD, FACMT

Medical Director, Utah Poison Control Center

University of Utah College of Pharmacy

Mitchell Jones

Assistant Utah Attorney General

Rebecca King, LCSW

Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Larry Marx, MPA

Bureau Manager, Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Michelle S. McOmber, MBA, CAE  

Chief Executive Officer, Utah Medical Association

Brian Oliver, MD

Utah Emergency Physicians

Brian Shiozawa, MD

Utah State Senator

Raymond Ward, MD

Utah State Representative

Project Administrators

Anna Fondario, MPH

Epidemiology Manager

Utah Department of Health

Marcelle Smith, MPC

Guideline Technical Writer and Editor

Education Project Manager, Utah Medical Association

3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

The UMA Foundation is accredited by the Utah Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The UMA Foundation designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Controlled Substance