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Accreditation Information - How to Survive a DEA Inspection

Provided by AKH, Inc Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.


Live Activity

Program Overview

This training will cover steps that will assist you with compliance with these federal laws and regulations. The topics are focused on the patient-practitioner relationship and the necessary information that is need in a patient chart that may result in a prescription for pain. The training will also provide you with a better understanding of DEA and their record keeping and security requirements.

Target Audience

This activity designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals treating a patient with controlled substances as part of a pain management treatment plan.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Utilize acceptable CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids that comply with DEA and legal state and federal regulations in the treatment of acute and chronic pain pathologies.
  • Implement appropriate documentation that is required for record keeping, patient charting, and the diagnosis that identifies the appropriate candidate for opioid therapy.
  • Document the progress assessment of results, a patient plan for the patient, and setting criteria to taper or discontinue therapy while assessing pain and function in comparison to baseline.
  • Assess the patient presentation appropriately, considering non-opioid therapies while evaluating the risk and medical interactions to the patient as well as the possible misuse of these agents.
  • Describe the short-term and long-term strategies in safely prescribing pain medication.
  • Educate the patient as well as the provider (self) to increase awareness of the impact of substance use on patient’s health and avoid it from escalating to abuse or addiction based on findings from the latest studies and resources.

Criteria for Success

Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant's attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. There If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at

CME/CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Empire Medical Training. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.


AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 6 Contact Hours.

Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Empire Medical Training.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this educational activity.


*program subject to change