In this Practicum Journal Assignment, you will explore the legalities associated with prescribing controlled sub

In this Practicum Journal Assignment, you will explore the
legalities associated with prescribing controlled substances, as well as what a
DEA number is, how to obtain one, and, most importantly, how to prescribe
controlled substances in your state (Maryland).


Practicum Journal: Safe Prescribing
In this Practicum Journal Assignment, you will explore the legalities associated with prescribing
controlled substances, as well as what a DEA number is, how to obtain one, and, most importantly, how
to prescribe controlled substances in your state (Maryland).
Students will:






Analyze roles of the Drug Enforcement Administration
Analyze PMHNP responsibilities when issued a DEA number
Analyze DEA number application procedures
Analyze state requirements for safe prescribing and prescription monitoring
Analyze PMHNP responsibilities for safe prescribing and prescription monitoring
Analyze Schedule II-V drug levels
To prepare for this Practicum Journal:
In 2-3 pages:





Describe the role of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as it pertains to the
PMHNP.
Explain your responsibilities when having a DEA number.
Explain how you apply for a DEA number.
Explain your state’s requirements for a safe prescribing and prescription monitoring
program. Explain your responsibility as a PMHNP to follow these requirements.
Provide an example of a drug you may prescribe from each of the Schedule II-V drug
levels.

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