“Good Samaritan” law offers legal protections for Naloxone prescribers

“Good Samaritan” law offers legal protections for Naloxone prescribers

A drug overdose prevention law that took effect in April 2013 provides broad protection from criminal prosecution to any medical professional who prescribes the opioid-antagonist drug naloxone.

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Should I file a complaint?

Should I file a complaint?

Watch our new online complaint tutorial - it can help you decide whether filing a complaint with the Medical Board is the best way to address your concerns. Learn about the Board’s role and what it can and can’t do.

Print a copy of your renewal certificate

Print a copy of your renewal certificate

Licensees may print a duplicate copy of their renewal certificate and receipt via the NCMB’s website. You will need your FIle ID#. If you do not have this number, you will have an alternative means of logging in.

Do you use our FAQs?

Do you use our FAQs?

You should. The Board’s Frequently Asked Questions cover many important topics. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, you can suggest a new FAQ. We’ll even contact you with an answer.

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Submit a new Intent to Practice

Complete the Board’s easy online process to add or change a supervising physician.


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Mission and composition

The Medical Board exists to regulate medicine and surgery for “the benefit and protection of the people of North Carolina.”  The Board consists of 12 members appointed by the Governor. Eight members are licensed physicians, one member is a licensed physician assistant (PA) or approved nurse practitioner (NP), and three are members of the public with no ties to health care.


 

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