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Complete the Tennessee state medical board’s requirement of two (2) CME hours of controlled substance prescribing training in one place with our “Prescribing Controlled Substances in Tennessee” program. This program includes two 1-hour CME courses: “Tennessee-Specific Prescribing Laws and Guidelines” and “Abuse and Misuse of Controlled Substances.” These courses include an expert discussion of state laws, rules, guidelines, and policies that directly affect the prescribing of controlled substances, as well as an overview of substance abuse and misuse, including barriers to care and how to facilitate screening and treatment. Completion of this program satisfies the state medical board’s requirement of two (2) CME* hours in controlled substance prescribing.

NOTE: While approximately 25% of this program is Tennessee-specific, physicians from other states will also benefit from this program. ** Completion of this course satisfies the state medical boards' requirement of 2 CME hours in prescribing.


Online Proper Prescribing Course

TMA's online proper prescribing course offers required prescribing CME credit through our online platform.

The course costs $149. Use code TN50 for $50 off at checkout.

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*2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (Enduring) The Tennessee Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Tennessee Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.