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Controlled Substances 101: How and Why You Must Comply! 6-13-19
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Controlled Substances 101: How and Why You Must Comply! 6-13-19

When: Thursday, June 13, 2019
From 5:30 until 9:00 PM
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson - Reid Park
445 S Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona  85711
United States
Contact: Carole Williams

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Controlled Substances 101: How and Why You Must Comply! will be held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson - Reid Park in Tucson on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Join us for this evening meeting approved for 3 CE hours by the Arizona Academy of Veterinary Practice! 


Race Approved: Meets the 3 hour CE requirement for Arizona license renewal!



Discussion Topics:

  • Learn how to understand Arizona State and Federal DEA Controlled Substances Regulations and why they are applicable to all Veterinarians.
  • Learn how to put together a controlled substance system to stay in compliance with the DEA, Arizona State Veterinary Board and the Arizona State Pharmacy Board.
  • Learn how to minimize your risk of monetary fines, loss of license and/or jail time by the DEA for noncompliance of controlled substance regulations.
  • Learn how to think like a DEA Auditor to minimize theft, loss and/or diversion of controlled substances within your practice.
  • Learn if you have to report a theft, loss and/or diversion of controlled substances to the DEA and Police.
  • Learn more about the recent opioid shortage and how it affects your practice.
  • Learn how to minimize your risk.


Approved for 3 CE hours by the Arizona Academy of Veterinary Practice & RACE approved.




Janet E. Woods
Former Arizona Practice Owner, Hospital Administrator & Management Consultant
Currently the Regulatory Affairs Manager for Cubex, LLC


Jan Woods’ health care career has spanned over thirty years in both human and veterinary medicine. Ms. Woods positions in human healthcare were in senior management with national healthcare companies. She was the Vice President of Operations and Development for Care Net Health Systems based in Nashville, TN. and the Vice President of Operations and Development for Communicare and NBC HealthCare, based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

In 2001, Ms. Woods moved into veterinary medicine as the Hospital Administrator for Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center of Kansas City, (VSEC). From May of 2004 through March of 2016 she was the Co-owner, Hospital Administrator and Vice President of the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, (VSCT). She managed 31 veterinarians and 53 support staff and managers. During her tenure, VSCT received the following awards: The 2010 Community Service, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award; The 2008 Best Place to Work, Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Award; The 2008 Outstanding Customer Service, Arizona Small Business Association SASIE Award and the 2008 Arizona Companies to Watch, Comerica Bank Award.

Jan served as a two time President of Veterinary Specialty Practice Alliance (VSPA) from 2006-2013. Jan received the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Southern Arizona Business Woman Owner of the Year Award in 2012. Ms. Woods was a finalist for the international Athena Award in 2010 & 2011. Jan was also selected in 2011 as one of the “Committee of 100 Women by the Girls Scouts of Southern Arizona Sahuaro” and was nominated for The Tucson Women of Influence award in 2010 & 2011.

Ms. Woods owns her own veterinary consulting company; Veterinary Management and Marketing Specialists. She speaks and consults with veterinarians nationally. Her areas of expertise encompass clinic and hospital practice management, operations, finance, human resources, employee engagement, marketing and compliance with state and federal regulations. Some of Jan’s past clients include Advanced Veterinary Specialists where she provided practice management consultation and served as the Hospital Administrator. Jan also provided pharmaceutical sales development consultation to M.G. Biologics. Current clients include Mountain View Animal Clinic, Coast to Coast Cardiologists and Corinne Ducey, MFT, M.A, Ph.D. She is currently employed as the Professional Services & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the veterinary division of Cubex, LLC.

Jan presented to the American Veterinary Medical Law Association at the American Veterinary Medical Association conference in Oahu, Hawaii in 2006 on Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! She will repeat an updated presentation on the same topic at their conference in Washington D.C. in August 2019. Jan’s presentation is RACE approved and she will be presenting at the VMX & Western Veterinary Conferences in the Zoetis Theater, the Chicago Vet Conference, the New York Vet Conference, the Wild West Conference, the American Veterinary Medical Law Association (AVMLA), the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association, the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, as well as numerous other private and corporate veterinary organizations. 


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Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations must be received at AzVMA by June 6, 2019 or are subject to a $35 cancellation fee. No-shows receive no refunds.

Late Registration Policy: Registrations received on the week of the event will be charged a $20 late registration processing fee.

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