"Proper Prescribing of Controlled Substances"

"Proper Prescribing of Controlled Substances"
Dr. Stephen Loyd


  • This program highlights the Tennessee Department of Health's treatment guidelines on prescribed substances. Dr. Loyd is a dynamic speaker and uses a case study to discuss proper prescribing as well as assessment of addiction risks and management tools.
  • Slides for this presentation are included in the link below.

If you would like to hear more by Dr. Loyd, click here for "Serving Families Affected by Opioid Misuse," also found in CE Now.

Learning Objectives

Learning Outcomes:

  • Screen all patients for increased risk of misusing prescribed controlled substance
  • Query the Controlled Substances Monitoring Databank(s) prior to prescribing

  • Provide initial prescription for no longer than seven days

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Pharmacotherapeutic
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Loyd, MD, FACP - CMO of JourneyPure, Associate Professor at ETSU and member of the governor’s subcabinet


Successful Completion of this Nursing Continuing Professional Development Activity:

  • View at least 80% of the video
  • Complete the evaluation

Conflicts of Interest: A Conflict of Interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial interest with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this NCPD activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity.

Commercial Support: No

Noncommercial Sponsor Support: No

Off-label Product Use: This NCPD activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).




  • The University of TN Health Science Center College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

  • This event will meet the mandatory 2 hour opioid related credits needed for TN APRN licensure.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Pharmacotherapeutic
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