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Board of Medicine Policy & Position Statements

Licensure Required for Teleradiologists and Pathologists   Read information regarding the requirement of licensure of teleradiologists and pathologists.

BOM Guidelines for the Chronic Use of Opioid Analgesics  The latest information for physicians on the Board's policy.

Pain Contract Sources and Information  Information and samples of pain contracts.

Model Policy on DATA 2000 & Treatment of Opioid Addiction in the Medical Office  The latest information for physicians on the Board's policy.

Responsible Opioid Prescribing: A Physicians Guide    Offers physicians effective strategies for reducing the risk of addiction, abuse and diversion of opioids that they prescribe for their patients in pain. Written by pain medicine specialist Scott M. Fishman, M.D. 

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)   Is that a Schedule II or Schedule III medication? Can't remember? Check here for the facts and information from the DEA.

Controlled Substances   The laws regarding prescriptions or treatment with controlled drugs are often misunderstood.

Laser Guidelines    Information regarding laser hair removal and rules of the Board.

Prescriptive Cosmetic and Laser Supervising Physician Form and Rules

Appropriate Exceptions to Licensure   Read the Idaho Board of Medicine's position statement regarding appropriate exceptions to licensure provided by Idaho Code 54-1804 (1)(b).

Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST)   Read the law pertaining to advance directives. More information is available for POST on the EMS Bureau web site.