All new (initial) licensure applicants will be required to provide attestation at the time of application for a new CDS prescribing permit, to the Office of Controlled Substance Administration ( OCSA) of completion of a Board approved course ( online acceptable) in prescribing and/or dispensing scheduled drugs. This is a requirement by the OCSA, if licensed by the Maryland Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners,
All questions about issuance of CDS permits for new licensees or renewing licensees, should be referred to the OCSA, the entity regulating these requirements and the issuance of the CDS permits.
OCSA: Office of Controlled Substances AdministrationLocal: 410-764-2890Toll Free: (866) 240-7458Fax Number: 410-358-1793Web: https://health.maryland.gov/OCSA/Pages/home.aspxEmail: Maryland.OCSA@maryland.gov.
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464