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Prevent drug overdose

The North Carolina Academy of Physicians Assistants is urging all physician assistants practicing in North Carolina to register with the North Carolina Controlled Substance Reporting System in 2013 as part of an effort to stem the growing misuse of prescription drugs. You can use this database to monitor controlled substances for your patients.

North Carolina has a higher-than-average overdose death rate, and nearly all of these deaths involve prescription opioid pain relievers. The NCAPA is teaming with Project Lazarus and Community Care of North Carolina in a state-wide initiative to prevent drug overdose deaths. More…