Continuing Education Credits

Course meets the requirements for 1 RACE hours of continuing education credit for veterinary technicians and veterinarians in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB's RACE approval. However, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery.

RACE Subject Category: Medical; Delivery Method: Non-interactive Distance; Program Number 848992.

This course may meet some of the renewal period mandated CE required by some states.


Content Presenter

Jan Woods


Course Focus and Learning Objectives

Controlled Substances 101: How and Why You Must Comply is a free veterinary CE offering made possible through the generous educational support of CUBEX® .

This course is designed to increase DEA regulatory compliance awareness, reduce risk, and discuss improved and simplified controlled substance record keeping and inventory controls within a veterinary practice.

After completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • discuss the importance of controlled substance risk reducing protocols
  • outline DEA requirements for controlled substances
  • explain how the DEA controlled substance regulations affect veterinary practices
  • discuss instituting effective controlled substance systems
  • explain how to manage controlled substances effectively and efficiently
  • discuss how to make controlled substance inventories easier and more accurate
  • discuss what auditors look for when evaluating a practice’s procedures


Open Enrollment with Immediate Access and Individual Time Limits

This is an open enrollment course. Participants may enroll at any time. Upon submission of enrollment the participant is immediately added to the course. The course welcome email provides login and other important information.

This is an asynchronous course, meaning it does not contain real time components. Participants do not need to be logged into the course at specific times to attend lectures or view presentations.

Participants do not need to complete the course in one sitting. However, students who do not access the course within 30 days of last access will be processed as incomplete. Any activity within the course will reset to the full 30 days time allotment.

Participants who are unable to complete a course may re-enroll at their convenience providing the course is still available.


Completion Requirements

The completion requirements for this course are:

  • complete the examination with a score of 80% or better - multiple attempts are permitted
  • submit the course survey

Upon submission of the final completion requirement, the participant will automatically be marked as completed and the course completion email will be sent out. The participant will have immediate access to the certificate.


Free Course

Price: FREE