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 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP): What It Can Do For You!

Friday, December 16, 2022

12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM

Who: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and other Health Professionals

What: This session will provide an overview of best practices using the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and how using it can benefit your practice. Where: Online! Click the link below to register to make sure you don’t miss out! https://forms.gle/XobxpzDN6KeZYqYXA

Why: Because responsible prescribing can save lives! Using the PDMP prior to prescribing to assess a patient’s history of controlled substance use is essencial. It is possible to improve the way opioids are prescribed, reducing the number of people who misuse, abuse, or overdose from them, while making sure patients have access to safe, effective pain management.

Educational Objectives:

• Identify the benefits of using the PDMP

• Learn how to register for the PDMP

• Describe how to use the PDMP reports to improve patient outcomes

• Identify Client’s Rights when using the PDMP

Presenter: Jeffery J Dockery MD Southeast Heath District

Questions: Contact Valerie at [email protected]

Accreditation Information:

Nursing: The Georgia Board of Nursing deems Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center as an acceptable provider for continuing education (CE). This activity is approved for 1.0 CE hours toward the continuing competency requirements for Georgia licensure renewal. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

This webinar is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,000,000.00 with 0 percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.