PRESCRIBING SCHEDULE 1 DRUGS
These guidelines build on the information provided in Guidelines for Drugs and Natural Health Products to assist dental hygienists who are authorized to prescribe Schedule 1 drugs to meet the College’s Standards of Practice.
Includes information about:
- Authorization to prescribe schedule 1 drugs
- Making prescribing decision (selecting a Schedule 1 drug, indications for prescribing)
- Issuing and transmitting a prescription
- Patient instructions, monitoring, and follow-up