Safe Prescribing

•Describe the role of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as it pertains to the PMHNP.
•Explain your responsibilities when having a DEA number.
•Explain how you apply for a DEA number.
•Explain your state’s requirements for a safe prescribing and prescription monitoring program. Explain your responsibility as a PMHNP to follow these requirements.
•Provide an example of a drug you may prescribe from each of the Schedule II-V drug levels