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Prescribing Controlled Substances
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When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
6:00 PM
Where: Highland Park Office Center
1011 Sunnybrook Rd
Penthouse Room 1108
Miami, Florida  33136
United States
Contact: DCMA Office
(305) 324-8717

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Prescribing Controlled Substances

Have you completed your required Opioid Prescribing CME hours? 

Have you found the answers to all your concerns and doubts about prescribing opioid’s new law?

The effective date of this new law is January 31, 2019.  This could be your last chance to comply with HB 21.
The Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) has developed a face to face seminar where you can find the answers, so you can educate your patients and your staff.

Registration Fees

$50 DCMA Members  $100 Non Members

 Presented By


Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM holds a pharmacy degree from the University of Florida, and graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Subsequently, he worked as a hospitalist for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he held the rank of associate professor of medicine, anesthesiology, and radiology. From 2007-16, he also served as an associate program director for the internal medicine residency. Currently, he is the regional medical officer for Broward Health Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale.

Outside the hospital, Dr. Lenchus is incredibly involved, serving as a leader in organized medicine at multiple levels, including as President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Speaker of the House for the Florida Medical Association, past Regent and current Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He has a passion for health policy, serves on public policy committees, and has presented this topic in a variety of venues, from student groups to corporations.


Joshua Lenchus




Program objectives:   

1. Inform physicians about the new law for prescribing controlled substance.  2. Identify ways to help patients deal with their conditions within the scope of the law. 3. Provide information on community resources and alternate treatments available to patients.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Bureau of Professional Education of the American Osteopathic Association through the joint providership of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and Dade County Medical Association. Florida Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This session/provided by the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) satisfies the mandated 2-hour Prescribing Controlled Substance” requirement, in compliance with HB21.