West Virginia - Drug Diversion Training
The goal of this course is to offer education regarding safe and effective prescribing, administration and dispensing of controlled substances in patient care.
A further goal of this course is to help health care professionals ensure patient safety; prevent the abuse and diversion of controlled substances and identify drug seeking tactics and behaviors.


Course Publication Date: May 25, 2017

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera RN, BS
Course No:WV-DIVERSION-17
Contact Hours:5.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Substance Abuse
  

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Learning Objectives
  • Define ‘drug diversion’ and describe a chain of contact both within the facility and to the appropriate local and federal authorities, if necessary.
  • State processes in utilizing technology in diversion prevention, detection, and management.
  • Describe the relationship between federal law, state law, and other regulatory requirements pertaining to diversion.
  • Describe patient evaluation including addiction risk assessment and treatment plans that incorporate functional goals.
  • Identify the variables to consider when planning a strategy for diversion prevention and detection.
  • Outline a plan of action to be used when diversion is discovered or suspected.
  • Discuss patient education on safe use, storage and disposal of opioid medications.


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