ATrain Education


Continuing Education for Health Professionals

WV: Diversion of Drugs, 1 unit

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.

Sara Wilson, BA

She holds a BA in Classical Languages from the University of California, Berkeley.

Sara Wilson is a professional writer and editor working in textbook publishing on nursing and health professions as well as online course material and NCLEX test preparation; further, she edited computer science, college textbooks and monographs, religion books, and computer gaming entertainment.

  • Contact hours:
  • Pharmacotherapy hours: 1
  • Expiration date: October 31, 2019
  • Course price: $19

Course Summary

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

Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support

The planners and authors of this learning activity have declared no conflicts of interest, vested interest, or financial relationship that may influence the content of this activity. All information is provided fairly and without bias.

ATrain Education, Inc. received no outside financial or commercial support in the preparation, presentation or implementation of this learning activity and has no affiliation with any company whose products or services are mentioned in this activity.

Accreditation Information

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.

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