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 Pharmacy & the Opioid Crisis

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Type: Internet
Date(s): 11/24/19
Times: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM MT
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Facility: RxSchool E-Classroom
  http://www.rxschool.com
Contact(s): RxSchool
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Fee: $30.00


Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based

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ACPE Live Credit
 Live CE Information

Target Audience:
Pharmacists
Pharmacy Technicians

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Remember each person must register individually before the event. Once registered, please email info@rxschool.com and provide us with the names of the persons who will be sharing a computer for our ACPE records.

Course Overview:

The goal of this program is to study the current opioid crisis in the United States. We will discuss legal and illegal distribution of Controlled Substances. We will examine the Crisis in the framework of the legal duties of pharmacists to prevent diversion of controlled substances safeguarding the nation closed system of distribution of controlled substance drugs. We will also examine the duty to care for real patients in need.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacist will be able to:

  • Discuss the numbers in abuse of Opioids and other Controlled Substances.
  • Discuss diversion as compared with abuse and overuse of controlled substances.
  • Compare the completing duties of caring for patients and detecting and preventing drug abuse.
  • Explain the problem of diversion of controlled substances
  • Identify red flags which may indicate a prescription is not for a legitimate medical purpose.
  • Compare green flags with red flags.
  • Define the pharmacists corresponding responsibility regarding prescriptions for controlled substances.
    Discuss cases against pharmacists as they may illuminate the problems of diversion.

At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacy technician will be able to:

  • Discuss the numbers in abuse of Opioids and other Controlled Substances. 
  • Discuss diversion as compared with abuse and overuse of controlled substances.
  • Compare the completing duties of caring for patients and detecting and preventing drug abuse.
  • Explain the problem of diversion of controlled substances 
  • Identify red flags which may indicate a prescription is not for a legitimate medical purpose.
  • Compare green flags with red flags.
  • Define the pharmacists corresponding responsibility regarding prescriptions for controlled substances.
  • Discuss cases against pharmacists as they may illuminate the problems of diversion.

 

Faculty:
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Kenneth R. Baker, R.Ph., J.D.


Ken is a pharmacist and a lawyer who consults in areas in which he has worked for over thirty years. He has written insurance policies and has designed quality assurance plans to reduce medication errors. Ken has taught pharmacy law and business law and has written and lectured nationally in the areas of risk management, pharmacy law and ethics.
Faculty Disclosure:
RxSchool has a Full and Fair Disclosure Policy that requires course faculty to communicate any real or apparent commercial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.  There is no commercial support being used for this course. Participants are advised that the accredited status of RxSchool does not imply endorsement by the provider or ACPE of any products/therapeutics mentioned in this course. The information in the course is for educational purposes only.

Mr. Baker would like to disclose that he is a consultant for Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company and is currently employed through Renaud, Cook, Drury, Mesaros, PA.

You must attend the entire webinar, participate in the interactive polling questions, and complete a post course evaluation in order to earn your CE credit.

 




 Courses Offered
 Pharmacy & the Opioid Crisis
Speakers:
Robert Kress, RPh
 
Details:
None

ACPE - Pharmacists Accreditation
Credit Hours: 2 Expiration Date: 03/27/2021 ACPE UAN: 0372-0000-18-007-L04-P    
  Release Date: 03/27/2018  

RxSchool is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE - Technicians Accreditation
Credit Hours: 2 Expiration Date: 03/27/2021 ACPE UAN: 0372-0000-18-007-L04-T    
  Release Date: 03/27/2018  

RxSchool is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.



  System Requirements for E-Classroom
This is a live presentation delivered over the internet. In order to see and hear the program properly, you must have the following:

  1. Broadband internet connection, such as T1, Cable, or high-speed DSL.
  2. Before enrolling in this program, please test your internet connection here. It is important that you take this test on the same computer and network you will be using the day of the live presentation.
  3. One of the following internet browsers: Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher; Safari 1.1 or higher; Google Chrome
  4. Computer speakers or headphones connected to your computer.
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The material presented here does not reflect the views of Pharmacy Choice, Inc., RxSchool, or the companies providing educational content. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.




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