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Who should complete this course?

Are you a Principal Investigator (PI) applying for a Controlled Substance Use Authorization (CSUA) Number? Are you using controlled substances in research, teaching, or veterinary care at UAB? If yes to either of these questions, you are required to complete this training course. If any regulations change, the training is required to be repeated.

This course provides information on the classification and management of controlled substances, DEA regulations, and preparing for a Controlled Substance Use Authorization (CSUA) Review. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.

flag redNOTE: The use of controlled substances in human trials is not administered through this program.

Registration: If you are a UAB Campus Employee, go to the Campus Learning System to complete this training course. If you are an Academic Student, UAB Hospital, or UAB Medicine, follow these registration instructions.
To access transcripts, log into Learning Locker.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:
  1. Define controlled substances and their schedules.
  2. Apply rules and guidelines to stay compliant with DEA regulations.
  3. Dilute, dispense, and dispose of controlled substances.
  4. Report spills and losses of controlled substances.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in the controlled substances training course. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.