An Update on Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS)

Date: 8/9/2021 - 8/9/2024

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NPTA Elite: Included With Membership Register

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NPTA Insider: $10.00 Register

Contact Hours: 2.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-0000-21-026-H03-T



The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Faculty: James J. Mizner Jr, MBA, BS, RPh 

Activity Type: Knowledge - Based Home Study

Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians

This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program.

Goals & Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the advantages and concerns of EPCS
  • Discuss EPCS requirements.
  • Explain the role of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery Act For Patients and Communities (SUPPORT) and its relationship with EPCS.
  • Differentiate between the various state mandates which have been enacted for e-prescribing of controlled substances. 

Release Date: 08/09/2021

Expiration Date: 08/09/2024