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Controlled Substances




Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to describe the main tenants of the Controlled Substances Act, and understand the definition and classification of controlled substances, required procedures for obtaining a DEA registration, as well as the security, control, ordering, and inventory of controlled substances.

1: What is a Controlled Substance?

2: Classification of Controlled Substances

3: Complying with CSA: Licensing

4: Complying with CSA: Security

5: Complying with CSA: Control and Accountability

6: Complying with CSA: Inventory

7: Ordering Controlled Substances at the University of Pittsburgh

8: Oversight

9: References for Further Information

Bill Yates, PhD — Co-Director of The Research Conduct and Compliance Office, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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