West Virginia: All About 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: September 10, 2021

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

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Contact Hours:5.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Substance Abuse
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss patient education on safe use, storage and disposal of opioid medications.

  • 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.


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