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Rx Abuse: The Scope of the Problem

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Offline Date:

Friday, August 10, 2018

ACPE Expiration Date

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    This webinar will examine the current abuse of prescription medications. This will include identifying the top Rx drugs of abuse, how they are abused, and their current street values. Lesser known sources of diversion will be examined, along with tips on how to prevent being a target of drug seekers. The current effectiveness of abuse-deterrent Rx formulations, specifically, OxyContin, would be examined.

    Rating


    Handouts

    Slide Document:   15162L04P_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   15162L04P_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Identify the top prescription drugs of abuse.
    Recognize how abuse deterrent formulations aim to reduce drug abuse.
    Identify ways to safeguard and deter robbers from targeting a pharmacy.


    Pharmacist

    Identify the top prescription drugs of abuse.
    Recognize how abuse deterrent formulations aim to reduce drug abuse.
    Identify ways to safeguard and deter robbers from targeting a pharmacy.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify the top prescription drugs of abuse.
    Recognize how abuse deterrent formulations aim to reduce drug abuse.
    Identify ways to safeguard and deter robbers from targeting a pharmacy.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-15-162-H04-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-15-162-H04-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-15-162-H04-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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