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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Nursing

Controlled Substance Privileges:
CNM and CNP

The application for a Controlled Substances Registration is available at: South Dakota Department of Health. Do not return the application to the Board of Nursing office, as that will delay processing of your application.

Controlled Substances privileges involve three distinct activities: prescribing, dispensing, and administering. State and Federal Registration is required for every practitioner who seeks privileges related to controlled substances listed in SDCL 34-20B. Prescribing controlled substances in South Dakota requirements:

  1. Actively licensed as a CNM or CNP in South Dakota;
  2. Have authority to practice in role of CNM or CNP which includes prescribing controlled substances, pursuant to SDCL 36-9A-12 and 36-9A-13, verify at: http://doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing/verificationlink.aspx;
  3. Obtain registration with the South Dakota Department of Health for prescriptive authority for controlled substances: Controlled Substance Registration;
  4. Hold Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration at an address in South Dakota.
  5. Required: after getting your controlled substance registration number, register with the South Dakota Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (SD PDMP). The South Dakota Department of Health supports practitioner participation in the SD PDMP program to improve patient care and reduce the misuse and abuse of controlled substances. Visit http://doh.sd.gov/boards/pharmacy/pdmp.aspx to learn how to register for an account in PMP AWARxE. If you have any questions about the SD PDMP, please contact Melissa DeNoon at the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy (605) 362-2737.