Prescribing and Dispensing Medications

 

A Physician may delegate prescribing of Schedule II-V and non-controlled medications to PA if:

 

  • Intent to delegate prescriptive authority is included in delegation agreement

 

  • The PA shows evidence of certification by NCCPA within previous 2 years or completion of 8 hours of pharmacology CME within previous 2 years and

                  Has Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or

                  Has 2 years of work experience as PA

 

  • The PA attests to willingness to comply with applicable state and federal law

 

  • Prescriptions written by PA are noted in medical record

 

  • Prescriptions written by the PA contains the  PA’s name and supervising Physician’s name, address and phone number

 

  • PAs who are delegated prescribers of controlled medications have a valid DEA registration and state controlled substance registration 

 

 

 

 

 

MD. HEALTH OCC. § 15-302.2