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Best Practices on Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion – 3 CE

Activity Overview

Learn about the best practices in prescribing controlled substances and how to identify and prevent drug misuse in this online, self-paced CE.
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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Define drug misuse, drug abuse, and addiction and the scope of the drug abuse epidemic in the United States. 
  2. Identify how controlled substances are classified according to schedules and provide examples of drugs on each schedule. 
  3. Name commonly misused and diverted drugs as well as sources for diversion. 
  4. Identify behaviors that could indicate drug misuse or diversion on the part of a patient or health care professional. 
  5. List risk factors for drug misuse or diversion. 
  6. Identify best practices for prescribers and nurses to prevent drug misuse or diversion. 

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Delivery Type

Online
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Credits

3.0 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Advanced Practice RN
Dental Professionals
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse
Licensed Midwife
Respiratory Therapist

Activity Type

Activity-based
Contains case-based material

Accreditation

FL Board of Nursing Provider No. 50-20641
CA BRN No. 2020138
FL Board of Respiratory Care
CE Broker No. 20-682862

Faculty

Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA

Cost

$19.00

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

PLEASE NOTE.  AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

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

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