Your Annual DEA Update

Description

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) directly impacts your practice, and its top concern right now is the opioid epidemic. Get the latest updates on new DEA regulations and activities related to curbing prescription drug abuse, including how to identify errant prescribing, forgeries, and recipient drug-seeking behavior. You will also learn about changes to opioid production quotas, partial filling of opioid prescriptions, and drug disposal.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe the scope of the prescription drug abuse problem in the United States.
  2. Discuss ways that prescription controlled substances are being diverted from the pharmaceutical supply chain.
  3. Identify areas where the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement, and pharmacists can work together to curb prescription drug abuse.
  4. Describe common “red flags” for pharmacists to recognize regarding errant prescribing, forgeries, and recipient drug-seeking behavior.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the scope of the prescription drug abuse problem in the United States.
  2. Discuss ways that prescription controlled substances are being diverted from the pharmaceutical supply chain.
  3. Identify areas where the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement, and pharmacy support staff can work together to curb prescription drug abuse.
  4. Describe common “red flags” for pharmacists to recognize regarding errant prescribing, forgeries, and recipient drug-seeking behavior.
 
 
 
Speakers:
James
James Arnold,
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Pharmacy Law and Regulations
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 18
Time: 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: 
Music City Center - Room 104A-B
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-017-L03-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.15
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-18-017-L03-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.15
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based