CDS Prescriptions 

A provider is seeing a patient who may be newly prescribed a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) during their visit or is continuing a current course of treatment that includes a CDS.

  1. CDS prescribers and/or their delegates should register for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) via CRISP. 
  2. Check the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) when:
    a  Starting a patient on an opioid or benzodiazapine regimen.
    b  At least every 90 days while the patient is on that course of treatment. 
  3. Log into Unified Landing Page and search for patient.
    a  Required search fields are:  First Name, Last Name, and Date of Birth.
  4. Choose the patient you would like to view.
    a  You have the option of viewing PDMP data for more than one patient at the same
          time, by selecting multiple patients. 
  5. Document relevant information into your native Electronic Medical Record (EMR) (provider or delegate) – **Required per PDMP mandate**