Controlled Substances FAQ

As of January 1, 2023 both physician assistants (PA) and APRNs will have the same prescriptive authority.  Per §30-3E-3 and §30-7-15E, the new prescriptive authority for APRNs and PAs is as below:

  • No Schedule I substances
  • Up to a 3-day supply of a Schedule II narcotic; non-narcotic Schedule II’s may be prescribed just like a physician
  • No other limitations other than the Opioid Reduction Act (Can be found in the Pharmacy Law Book)


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