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Jeanie Snider, Program Manager
Southern College of Optometry
Department of Continuing Education

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Southern College of Optometry’s Rational Prescribing and Drug Diversion

Michael Scott Ensor, OD, MS, ’01
COPE ID: 58028-EJ 2.0 HRS

Course Description: This course will review the various aspects of prescription writing to include the required elements of a prescription and information regarding controlled substances. The course also will discuss the acquisition of a DEA number and prevention of diversion. Finally, an overview of common prescribing errors will be presented and the course will conclude with suggestions to enhance patient compliance. This course meets all requirements by the Tennessee Board of Optometry for licensure purposes.

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