Nurse Practitioner approval includes prescriptive authority for legend drugs and Controlled Substance Schedules II – V consistent with the scope of practice as determined by educational preparation and national certification.
If an NP is going to prescribe or order controlled substances, the NP must obtain a DEA number.
Dispensing of Drugs
Information regarding dispensing of drugs other than samples may be obtained from:
North Carolina Board of Pharmacy
P.O. Box 4560
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
: (919) 246-1050