Continuing education for prescriber; completion of certain coursework for renewal, etc., of license. (SB1419)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Continuing education for prescribers; substance abuse, addiction, and related pain management and prescribing practices.  Requires the Board of Dentistry, Board of Medicine, and Board of Optometry to require continuing education on the topics of substance abuse, addiction, and related pain management and prescribing practices for licensed practitioners who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances. The bill also requires the relevant Boards to seek to provide free online courses to fulfill this requirement. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/20/2011Presented and ordered printed 11103542D
01/20/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/25/2011Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
01/26/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1419)
02/03/2011Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)