Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 2837.103.5

Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 2837.103.5 - Requirements for a nurse practitioner to prescribe, order, dispense, procure, and furnish pharmacological agents
(a) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 2837.103, the authority for a nurse practitioner to prescribe, order, dispense, procure, and furnish pharmacological agents pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (4) of subdivision (c) of Section 2837.103 is conditional on all of the following:
(1) The issuance of a furnishing number by the board pursuant to Section 2836.3.
(2) If prescribing, ordering, dispensing, procuring, or furnishing controlled substances, registration with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.
(3) If prescribing, ordering, dispensing, procuring, or furnishing Schedule II controlled substances, as part of their continuing education requirements, completion of a course including Schedule II controlled substances, and the risks of addiction associated with their use, based on the standards developed by the board. The board shall establish the requirements for satisfactory completion of this paragraph.
(b) This section shall not be construed to require a nurse practitioner practicing pursuant to Sections 2837.103 or 2837.104 to practice under standardized procedures or physician supervision.

Ca. Bus. and Prof. Code § 2837.103.5

Added by Stats 2022 ch 413 (AB 2684),s 19, eff. 1/1/2023.