Module 1: Professional Accountability and Prescribing
Learning Activities and Reflection
Explore the Health Canada website and Federal Department of Justice website and briefly scan through the relevant Acts and Regulations using the links provided.
- What are the federal Acts and Regulations that govern NP controlled drugs and substances prescribing in your jurisdiction?
- Are there additional provincial legislation and regulations that impact your prescriptive authority? What are they and what impact do they have?
- What role does the NCPR play in authorizing NPs to prescribe CDS?
- Find the Schedule to Part G of the Food and Drug Act, which lists the controlled drugs and substances that NPs can prescribe.