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Message from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB):

NTSB has recently adopted a safety study about the risk of impairment in transportation accidents. As a result, it has made several recommendations including publication and dissemination of a reminder to all prescribers and pharmacists of the importance of routinely discussing with patients the effect their diagnosed medical conditions or recommended drugs may have on their ability to safely operate a vehicle in any mode of transportation. Click here to read an excerpt from the study.

Continuing Education Information

Guide to Continuing Pharmacy Education Requirements (MS Word Doc)*

Information from DEA

Electronic prescriptions for controlled substances

Dispensing and Purchasing Controlled Substances Over the Internet  (DEA)

How to report breakage or spillage of a controlled substance

Information on Steroid Abuse

Frequently asked questions on faxed prescriptions for Schedule III-V controlled substances (MS Word Doc)*

Link to DEA's Pharmacist's Manual

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions relating to Pharmacist Licensing

FAQ's Associated with the Inspection Process


Applications and Instructions related to Pharmacists


Read News and Alerts from the FDA

Other Links:

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Information on prescription drug abuse and medication safety (AWARxE)

Approved Medication Guides (FDA)

*If you do not have Microsoft Word or have an older version of Word with limited ability to view a Word 97/2000 document, you can get the Microsoft® Word Viewer 97/2000 to view and print DHP's forms.

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