This course meets the 1-unit requirement for coursework in drug diversion mandated by West Virginia Senate Bill 437. It is for any licensee who participates in prescribing, dispensing, or administering controlled substances.
- Contact hours:
- Pharmacotherapy hours: 1
- Expiration date: October 31, 2019
- Course price: $19
The problem of drug diversion: evidence-based information about and the safeguards to prevent diversion, misuse, abuse, addiction, and overdose deaths.
ATrain Education, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:
- Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
Criteria for Successful Completion
80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.
Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support
Objectives: When you finish this course you will be able to:
- Describe the five Schedules of medications under the Controlled Substances Act.
- Compare and contrast acute and chronic pain and discuss the trends in treatment of chronic pain.
- Identify the demographic of drug abusers in U.S. society and cite five groups from whom they may get drugs.
- List eleven risk factors for substance abuse nurses and other health professionals experience specific to their workplace environments.
- Name at least four tools for monitoring ongoing opioid therapy.
- Describe Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) and explain drug take-back programs.
- Name four FDA-approved medications to treat opioid use disorder.