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How to Survive a DEA Inspection Series: Controlled Substances and Hospitals Description:

This training will cover several recommendations to improve the hospital's Due Diligence when administering and dispensing narcotic drugs in a hospital setting and what steps to take to detect and prevent the illicit use or diversion. Why Should you Attend: It is important to understanding DEA regulations required of a hospital pharmacy. This training will give you a better insight on steps to take to prevent the illicit use or diversion of any controlled substance by hospital staff. The presentation provides effective record-keeping and security procedures and outlines the Due Diligence required of a hospital in order to prevent diversion of drugs by their employees. Level - The presentation is tailored for hospital senior and their mid-management, pharmacy managers and pharmacists who are responsible for administering, dispensing and prescribing of Schedules II through V controlled substances that are purchased for hospital use. Objectives of the Presentation: ROLE OF DEA - Familiarize the participant with the authority given to DEA when enforcing the laws and regulations pertaining to controlled substances and regulated chemicals. CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT - Briefly describes the civil actions that may be imposed on a hospital's DEA registration for failures to comply with stringent DEA regulations pertaining to administering, dispensing and prescribing of narcotic drugs. DUE DILIGENCE - This section provides numerous steps to take to prevent, detect, and investigate the theft, loss or diversion of controlled substances in a hospital setting and many recommendations in order to be in full compliance with DEA regulations. STORAGE AND DISPENSING - This section covers the storage and dispensing of narcotic drugs from the hospital pharmacy to various floors of the hospital including inpatient wards, emergency rooms, treatment areas and hospital surgical areas. DEA RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS - This section covers the required records to be maintained in order to comply with DEA regulations. Records include receiving/shipping order forms and invoices, inventories, drug destructions, and theft/loss reports. DEA SECURITY REQUIREMENTS - This section covers the steps that a hospital can take in order to be in full compliance with DEA security requirements. Who can Benefit: Senior and Mid-level Managers Pharmacy Managers Pharmacists


Training Options Duration: 60 Minutes Recorded Session Access recorded sessions only for one participant unlimited viewing for 6 months. Price: $288.00

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