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Preventing Diversion of Controlled Substances in Healthcare

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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Unauthorized removal of controlled substances by healthcare staff is a growing problem in healthcare organizations. In this course, we'll discuss laws prohibiting drug diversion and the negative consequences of drug diversion for patients, healthcare staff and organizations.

We'll also talk about signs of drug diversion as well as the importance of prevention programs for stopping drug diversion.

Estimated Runtime: 15 minutes
Last Updated: November 1, 2021
Publication Year: 2022

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Nancy Allen, BSN, RNC, CMC

This course helps meet federal requirements for the Title 21 USC Controlled Substances Act, the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (P.L. 115-271) and the Preventing Drug Diversion Act.

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

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