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PUBLIC HEALTH

CHAPTER 126-A
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Controlled Drug Prescription Health and Safety Program

Section 126-A:97

    126-A:97 Competency Requirements. – Except for veterinarians who shall complete continuing education requirements in accordance with RSA 332-B:7-a, XV, all prescribers required to register with the program who possess a United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license number shall complete 3 contact hours of free appropriate prescriber's regulatory board-approved online continuing education or pass an online examination, in the area of pain management and addiction disorder or a combination, as a condition for initial licensure and license renewal. Verification of successful completion of the examination or of the required continuing education shall be submitted to the prescriber's regulatory board with the licensee's application for initial licensure or renewal. A list of the prescriber's regulatory boards' approved continuing education courses and online examinations in pain management and addiction disorder, shall be available on the department of health and human service's Internet website.

Source. 2021, 91:45, eff. July 1, 2021.