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Pharmacists' Role in the Validation, Counseling, and Education of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances - FL APPROVED

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Offline Date:

Thursday, March 9, 2023

ACPE Expiration Date

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$21.00

  • 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 has been approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy to fulfill the requirement of a 2-hour continuing education course on the validation and counseling of prescriptions for controlled substances and opioids.



    Handouts

    Slide Document:   20013H04_6pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   20013H04_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon
  • 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


    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

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-20-013-H04-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-013-H04-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-20-013-H04-T

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

    PharmCon 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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