Confused on DEA requirements as a relief vet?

We can help! In this 1 hour, RACE CE Approved webinar, we'll discuss:

  • DEA Registration: How to register with the DEA as a relief veterinarian providing services to multiple practices and understanding DEA registration requirements when working across state lines.

  • Professional Capacity: What you can and cannot do as a relief veterinarian working with controlled substances in another veterinary practice and how to protect yourself as a non-employee contractor.

  • Recordkeeping: DEA recordkeeping requirements and expectations for relief veterinarians.

  • Inventory: Regulations concerning controlled substance inventory and the “dos and don’ts” when providing relief services.

  • Best Practices: Tips for obtaining and maintaining DEA compliance as a relief veterinarian.

Course curriculum

    1. Relief Vets and the DEA: Best Practices Webinar Recording

    2. Relief Vets and the DEA: Best Practices Quiz

    1. Relief Vets and the DEA: Presentation Notes

    2. Initial Inventory Form

    3. DEA Requirements By State

About this course

  • Free
  • 1 hour of video content
  • DEA Resources for Relief Vets
  • RACE Approved 1 Hour CE


Peter Weinstein


Dr. Peter Weinstein attended Cornell University undergraduate and the University of Illinois to receive his DVM. He worked as an associate for three years before opening his practice. As he was running his practice, he identified the need for increased business acumen to make his practice successful so he attended University of Redlands to receive his MBA. As a result of the MBA, he was able to relocate, expand and sell his practice to a corporate consolidator. Dr. Weinstein provides consulting via his company, PAW Consulting Currently, in addition to consulting and advising he is teaching business and finance at Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine. He co-authored with Michael E Gerber, “The EMyth Veterinarian- Why Most Veterinary Practices Don’t Work and What to Do About It”.

Kelley Detweiler

DEA & Regulatory Compliance Expert

Kelley Detweiler is a DEA & regulatory compliance expert who provides controlled substance solutions to the veterinary, healthcare, supply chain and pharmaceutical industries. She is a partner in Simple Solutions For Vets with Dr. Peter Weinstein and the coauthor of “Safeguarding Controlled Substances” published by AAHA. Kelley has spoken on international platforms including the United Nations and continues to speak and write for various industry associations, organizations and publications including AAHA, Today’s Veterinary Business and Analytical Cannabis. Outside of her work in the veterinary industry, Kelley serves on the Board of Directors for Backbone Software, a supply chain management company based in Silicon Valley, and the New Jersey Cannabusiness Association providing regulatory guidance and advisement.