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Medical Digest

Board of Medical Examiners and Medical Licensure Commission Medical Digest

  • The Medical Digest contains information impacting licensees and a list of disciplinary actions against licensees.
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July 16, 2010

Volume 25 Number 2 | 2010

Medical communication CME requirement change for 2010 Maintenance of licensure Treating and prescribing to family members -…
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April 16, 2010

Volume 25 Number 1 | 2010

Board discourages use of HCG for treatment of obesity Office-based surgical procedures MASA/ABME prescribing seminar Rules…
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January 15, 2010

Volume 24 Number 4 | 2009

The value of physician health programs Prescribing controlled drugs seminar Required information for prescription forms…
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October 16, 2009

Volume 24 Number 3 | 2009

Information for 2010 renewals CME requirement to change for 2011 renewals Prescribing controlled substances by PAs FSMB news…
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July 17, 2009

Volume 24 Number 2 | 2009

Using controlled substances for the treatment of pain A Board member's thoughts on obtaining CME Ala. Act expands PA…
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April 17, 2009

Volume 24 Number 1 | 2009

New collaborative practice rules by CMS Appropriate prescription formats MASA/ABME prescribing seminar Utilization of…
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January 16, 2009

Volume 23 Number 4 | 2008

Avoid complaints to the Board Patient conditions reportable by physicians What to expect in a collaborative practice audit…
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October 17, 2008

Volume 23 Number 3 | 2008

Professional sexual misconduct Criminal background checks Treating and prescribing to family members ADPH publishes list of…
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July 18, 2008

Volume 23 Number 2 | 2008

Using the PDMP database Ambulance transport rules Laser rules compliance date approaching Retired senior volunteer program…
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April 18, 2008

Volume 23 Number 1 | 2008

Recommendations for weight loss programs Online communication with patients Rules about medical records Utilization of…
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January 18, 2008

Volume 22 Number 4 | 2007

DEA rule change on frequency of prescribing controlled substances Anabolic steroids and performance-enhancing drugs Weight…
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October 19, 2007

Volume 22 Number 3 | 2007

Board adopts rules for using lasers Laser rules increase physician responsibilities Use of Methadone for chronic pain…
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July 13, 2007

Volume 22 Number 2 | 2007

Avoid common prescription problems CMS rule requiring tamper-proof prescription pads Collaborative agreements/registration…
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April 13, 2007

Volume 22 Number 1 | 2007

Advertising by physicians Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Board opinions - joint injections by mid-level practitioners…
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January 19, 2007

Volume 21 Number 4 | 2006

Store-based health clinics - guidelines to promote quality and safety Communication between physicians and patients Board…
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