Registration
Vermont Prescription Monitoring System

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Register to use the VPMS

  1. Check instructions (important):
  2. Prescribers  |  Pharmacists  |  Residents and Fellows  |  Delegates

  3. Find your category below and select the "Register" button

Contact and Technical Support

Key Information about the uploading system - including log-in and data uploading. (08/2015)


Applicant Licensee Categories

Office of Professional Regulation

  • Advanced practice nurse
  • Certified nurse midwife
  • Dentist
  • Natropathic physician
  • Optometrist
  • Osteopathic physician
  • Osteopathic surgeon

Office of Professional Regulation

  • Pharmacist

Board of Medical Practice

  • Medical doctor
  • Physician assistant
  • Podiatric physician

Residents and Fellows (OPR)

  • Osteopathic physician limited

Residents and Fellows (BMP)

  • Physician limited license
  • Podiatric physician limited

Delegates

  • Pharmacist delegates
  • Prescriber delegates

Uploaders

Uploader accounts are used to provide VPMS with data, not for viewing patient prescription histories.

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacist software vendors
  • Prescribers who dispense controlled substances

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Registration Instructions

Prescribers, Residents and Fellows

  1. Some registrants are licensed through the Vermont Board of Medical Practice, others are licensed through the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation. Refer to the applicant licensee category list to select what type of prescriber you are, based upon which institution you are licensed through.
  2. Click "Register." You will be routed to either the Board of Medical Practice or Office of Professional Regulation secure login page. Use your User ID and password to sign in and validate your identity.
    1. Help with Log In:
      1. If you forget the User ID or password required to sign in to your licensing institution’s website, use the “Forgot Password” or “Forgot User ID” links on the sign-in page.
      2. Office of Professional Regulation licensees:
        Email Aprille Morrison or call 802-828-2373.
      3. Vermont Board of Medical Practice licensees:
        Email Tracy Hayes or call 802-657-4220.
  3. After you have signed in, you will be taken to the licensing institution’s website. You will find a new VPMS registration link on this page. Click on that link.
  4. Carefully enter all of the requested information on the VPMS online registration form. Submit the completed form.
  5. After you submit your application to VPMS, there are two possible outcomes:
    1. If the information you submitted matches what is on record with your licensing institution, your application will be automatically approved and you will receive two email notifications that will include instructions for accessing the database.
    2. If the information you submitted does not match what is on record with your licensing institution, your application will be denied and you will receive an email notification informing you why your application was denied.
      1. If possible, please make any necessary corrections to your application and resubmit it. Instructions regarding what changes to make can be found in the automatically generated email notifying you of why your application was denied.
      2. If you cannot make the necessary corrections to your application, your application will be reviewed by VPMS staff within 10 working days. You may be contacted by VPMS staff if it is possible to resolve the problem(s) with your application.

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Pharmacists

  1. All pharmacists in Vermont are licensed through the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation. Refer to the applicant licensee category list to indicate that you are a pharmacist.
  2. Click "Register." You will be routed to the Office of Professional Regulation secure login page. Use your User ID and password to sign in and validate your identity.
    1. Help with Log In: For assistance, including forgetten User ID or password, email Aprille Morrison or call 802-828-2373.
  3. After you have signed in, you will be taken to your licensing institution’s website. You will find a new VPMS registration link on this page. Click on that link.
  4. Carefully enter all of the requested information on the VPMS online registration form. Submit the completed form.
  5. After you submit your application to VPMS, there are two possible outcomes:
    1. If the information you submitted matches what is on record with your licensing institution, your application will be automatically approved and you will receive email notification that will include instructions for accessing the database.
    2. If the information you submitted does not match what is on record with your licensing institution, your application will be denied and you will receive an email notification informing you why your application was denied.
      1. If possible, please make any necessary corrections to your application and resubmit it. Instructions regarding what changes to make can be found in the automatically generated email notifying you of why your application was denied.
      2. If you cannot make the necessary corrections to your application, your application will be reviewed by VPMS staff within 10 working days. You may be contacted by VPMS staff if it is possible to resolve the problem(s) with your application.

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Delegates

  1. Click the “Register” button in the Delegates section of the applicant category list above to go to the public VPMS registration page for delegates.
  2. Use the “Job” dropdown to indicate whether you will be applying as a delegate for a prescriber or a pharmacist.
    1. Enter all of the requested information on the VPMS online registration form. Important: At the time that you apply for a VPMS account, you must provide the license numbers of any prescribers or pharmacists for whom you would like to serve as a delegate. These licensees must also have an active VPMS account in order for you to query VPMS on their behalf.
  3. Submit the completed form.
  4. After you submit your application, an account will be created for you. The supervising licensees who you identified during the application process will receive email notification that they can link you to their VPMS accounts, so that you can begin to query VPMS on their behalf. You will not be able to query VPMS for a supervising licensee until they create this supervisor/delegate link
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About the Vermont Prescription Monitoring System

The purpose of the database is to provide timely and useful information to both licensed prescribers and pharmacists. The VPMS will also help health care providers identify patients who may need treatment for drug abuse or addiction.

Only licensed health care providers and pharmacists, registered with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, and registered with the VPMS or an authorized delegate will have access to information in the database. Individuals can also receive a copy of their own database information upon request from the program office.

Contact and Technical Support

Technical Support

For technical support, including help with system access, or forgotten passwords:

All Other VPMS Questions:

Vermont Prescription Monitoring System
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street, PO Box 70
Burlington VT 05402-0070
Tel: (802) 652-4147
Fax: (802) 652-2019
Email: AHS.VDHVPMS@vermont.gov

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Page updated 04/15/2016