Resources & Information

Aug 16 2016

Rule change update: Opioid prescribing CME requirement

Latest news: The NC Rules Review Commission gave final approval to the rule changes below at its meeting on August 18.

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Aug 16 2016

Quarterly Board Actions Report: February 2016 - April 2016

For the February 2016 - April 2016 Quarterly Board Actions Report click the download button below. Read More…
Aug 16 2016

Getting to know the people of the NC Medical Board: Five Questions: Barbara Walker, DO



Family Practice and OMT | Southeast Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC) | Appointed 2013 | Board Member


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Aug 16 2016

Board to explore issues facing employed physicians

NCMB will host a roundtable discussion in November to explore challenges specific to physicians who work in salaried positions, as opposed to independent solo or… Read More…
Aug 16 2016

Easing challenges associated with reentering the practice of medicine

Eleanor E. Greene, MD, MPH, and Karen Burke Haynes, MD

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    • Clinicians who seek relicensure after an extended break… Read More…
Aug 16 2016

New position statement addresses practice ownership

NCMB regularly investigates and takes action in cases that involve aiding the unlicensed practice of medicine in NC due to unlawful practice ownership arrangements. The… Read More…
Aug 16 2016

Seeking help for depression, without fear

ARTICLE SUMMARY
    • Licensees should not forgo treatment for depression for fear of medical board interference
    • Licensees who are stable under treatment… Read More…
Aug 16 2016

One physician’s experience using NCCSRS

Dr. Patrick Burnside practices emergency medicine in Charlotte, NC. He shared his thoughts on using the state’s prescription drug database in daily practice. Dr. Burnside… Read More…
Aug 16 2016

Coming soon: Mandatory registration with state controlled substances database

The state appropriations bill includes a provision to require mandatory registration with the NC Controlled Substances Reporting System (NCCSRS) of all licensed medical professionals who… Read More…
Aug 16 2016

Expanded access to overdose “rescue” drug

A new state law signed in June by Gov. Pat McCrory authorizes NC’s State Health Director to issue a statewide standing order for the opioid… Read More…