CPSA rolls out new prescribing rules to help combat opioid crisis

March 6, 2017

A new process for prescribing high-risk drugs like opioids, benzodiazepines, sedatives and stimulants will improve physician prescribing and enhance patient safety.

Approved by the Council of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), the new standard of practice on Prescribing: Drugs with Potential for Misuse or Diversion comes into effect April 1, 2017.

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