The New York State Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)

For physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists

Online Enduring Program

1 Contact Hour, or 0.1 CEUs

Target Audience

Physicians, Pharmacists, PAs, NPs, and interested healthcare providers.

On this page:

Why Attend

This on-line webinar will cover a variety of topics associated with the New York State Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) available to New York State licensed practitioners and pharmacists and their designees. Participants will gain insight on:

  • How to utilize the PMP
  • Who can access the PMP
  • Who is mandated by law to review the PMP
  • How to obtain access to the PMP
  • How to do a PMP search
  • Assigning a designee
  • Reporting suspicious activity
  • Mobile friendly technology
  • Reporting and collection of data
  • The role of a Health Provider Network (HPN) coordinator


  1. Provide a background on New York State’s PMP
  2. Identify authorized users
  3. Review procedures for consulting the PMP
  4. Present interstate data sharing
  5. Review reporting and data collection

Program Components

The program contains a pre-test, educational video presentation, educational reference material, post-test, and a program evaluation.  A score of 70% is required to achieve successful completion of the activity.



John Heaphy, Pharmacist

New York State Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement

Program Support

This material was developed by the Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization for New York State, South Carolina, and the District of Columbia, in collaboration with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, under Contract Number HHSM-500-2014-QIN013I Task Order HHSM-500-T0006, funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This content does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.

Accreditation Information



The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity has been assigned ACPE# 0044-0000-19-038-H04-P and will award 1 contact hours (0.1 ceus) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Credit will be uploaded to the CPE Monitor to those who complete all components of this activity and achieve a successful score of 70% or greater on the post-test.

Initial Release Date:      7/23/2019                Planned Expiration Date:   8/31/2020


The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.