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Nurse Practitioner


Your Nurse Practitioner approval includes prescriptive authority for legend drugs and Controlled Substance Schedules II – V consistent with your scope of practice as determined by your educational preparation and national certification.

DEA Numbers

If you are going to prescribe or order controlled substances, you 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) 942-4454

Reference Nurse Practitioner topics on the navigation for additional information related to your Nurse Practitioner approval to practice.

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