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    Webinar Details


    Event Type

    Live Online

    Date

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    Time

    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET

    Location

    PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

    Credits

    2 Contact Hour(s)

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $45.00

    • Overview

      This program will discuss and describe current trends in prescription drug diversion and/or abuse by patients and prescribers.  It will focus on the federal and Florida pharmacy practice laws regarding the role of the pharmacist in determining if a prescription is for a legitimate medical purpose, proper assessment of controlled substance prescriptions, and common red flags of potential abuse and/or diversion.  This will include the appropriate use of a prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs).  Finally, it will discuss common patient counseling and educational information to discuss with patients receiving opioid prescriptions including storage and disposal.

       

      This course meets the requirement for the Florida Board of Pharmacy Validation of Controlled Substances credit for pharmacists.

       



      Handouts

      Slide Document 20013L04_2pp.pdf
      Slide Document 20013L04_6pp.pdf





      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Describe current trends in prescription drug diversion by patients and prescribers
      Identify Florida pharmacy practice laws regarding the dispensing of controlled substances
      Describe how to best utilize a prescription drug monitoring program database
      Describe how to assess controlled substance prescriptions for legitimate medical purpose and therapeutic appropriateness/value
      Discuss the pharmacist's responsibility in determining if a prescription for a controlled substance is for a legitimate medical purpose
      Describe common red flags of controlled substance drug diversion and how to ensure patients have access to controlled substances
      Describe common pharmacy practice laws and rules regarding the dispensing of controlled substances

      Pharmacy Technician

      Describe current trends in prescription drug diversion by patients and prescribers
      Identify Florida pharmacy practice laws regarding the dispensing of controlled substances
      Describe how to best utilize a prescription drug monitoring program database
      Describe how to assess controlled substance prescriptions for legitimate medical purpose and therapeutic appropriateness/value
      Discuss the pharmacist's responsibility in determining if a prescription for a controlled substance is for a legitimate medical purpose
      Describe common red flags of controlled substance drug diversion and how to ensure patients have access to controlled substances
      Describe common pharmacy practice laws and rules regarding the dispensing of controlled substances

      Nurse

      Describe current trends in prescription drug diversion by patients and prescribers
      Identify Florida pharmacy practice laws regarding the dispensing of controlled substances
      Describe how to best utilize a prescription drug monitoring program database
      Describe how to assess controlled substance prescriptions for legitimate medical purpose and therapeutic appropriateness/value
      Discuss the pharmacist's responsibility in determining if a prescription for a controlled substance is for a legitimate medical purpose
      Describe common red flags of controlled substance drug diversion and how to ensure patients have access to controlled substances
      Describe common pharmacy practice laws and rules regarding the dispensing of controlled substances
    • Repeat Presentation

      This presentation was last given on 4/9/2020 8:00 PM

      Future Airings

      Date Time
      Wednesday, June 24, 2020 8:00 PM View
      Monday, July 13, 2020 8:00 PM View

    • Activity Type

      Application

      CE Broker

      20-761492

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-013-L04-P

      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-20-013-L04-T

      Nurse 0798-0000-20-013-L04-N

      ACPE PharmCon 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, attendees must answer poll questions and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on the website.


    HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Windows 8.1
    Windows 10
    Apple Mac OS X 10.13 or higher
    iOS 10+
    Android 4.3+


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Google Chrome
    Mozilla Firefox

    Log in locally; do not log in using a VPN, cloud server, remote desktop, etc.


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

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon. Through this notice, PharmCon. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).




    Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.