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News Clinical Advisory on Opioid Deaths

8/16/2018
  • Bureau of Health Professions Licensure
  • Bureau of Substance Addiction Services
  • Board of Registration in Nursing
  • Board of Registration in Pharmacy
  • Board of Registration in Dentistry
  • Board of Registration of Physician Assistants
  • Board of Registration of Genetic Counselors
  • Board of Registration in Naturopathy
  • Board of Registration of Nursing Home Administrators
  • Board of Registration of Perfusionists
  • Board of Respiratory Care
  • Board of Certification of Community Health Workers
  • Drug Control Program

See the Clinical Advisory

Bureau of Health Professions Licensure 

BHPL oversees the licensing of health care professionals in the state of Massachusetts.

Bureau of Substance Addiction Services 

BSAS oversees the statewide system of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support services for individuals, families, and communities affected by gambling and substance addiction.

Board of Registration in Nursing 

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (Board) protects the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth through the fair and consistent application of the statutes and regulations that govern nursing practice and nursing education.

Board of Registration in Pharmacy 

We track, provide codes for, and set quality standards for pharmacists, pharmacy interns, and pharmacy technicians.

Board of Registration in Dentistry 

Learn about our Board and the work we do to provide you with the best dental services.

Board of Registration of Physician Assistants 

We evaluate the qualifications of applicants for physician assistant licensure, and grant licenses to those who qualify. We also establish rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensees.

Board of Registration of Genetic Counselors 

We evaluate the qualifications of applicants for genetic counselor licensure, and grant licenses to those who qualify. We also establish rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensees.

Board of Registration in Naturopathy 

We evaluate the qualifications of applicants for naturopathy licensure, and grant licenses to those who qualify. We also establish rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensees.

Board of Registration of Nursing Home Administrators 

We work to protect the health and safety of nursing home residents. We ensure that nursing home administrators are competent and perform their responsibilities properly.

Board of Registration of Perfusionists 

We evaluate the qualifications of applicants for perfusionist licensure, and grant licenses to those who qualify. We also establish rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensees.

Board of Respiratory Care 

We evaluate the qualifications of applicants for respiratory care, and grant licenses to those who qualify. We also establish rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensees.

Board of Certification of Community Health Workers 

We help integrate community health workers into the health care and public health systems. We work to promote health equity, cost containment, quality improvement, and management and prevention of chronic disease.

Drug Control Program 

We promote access to safe and effective pharmaceutical care services in Massachusetts. We work to protect consumers against fraud, deception, and unsafe practices in the distribution, handling, and use of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

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