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DEA Required Training

Beginning on June 27, 2023, DEA-registered physicians are now required to check a box on their online DEA registration form affirming that they have completed the new training requirement. Many states already require physicians and other medical professionals to complete CME hours on safer prescribing of opioids, but this new requirement asks physicians to have additional education on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance use disorders. Read the DEA training notice here.

The deadline to meet this new requirement is the date of a practitioner’s next scheduled DEA registration submission, but you do not have to complete the training in one session. The listed CME activities can be taken in any combination to fulfill the eight-hour requirement that applies to DEA-registered physicians. They cover areas such as:

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