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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Offline Date

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      This monograph provides an overview of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's regulatory role, including the fundamental goal of reducing, if not eliminating, the diversion of controlled substances from medical use to non-medical use. A review of recent court cases places agency goals, and conflicts with health professionals, into a contemporary context. Basic DEA regulations are discussed.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   0798000017153H03.pdf

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      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      List the major responsibilities of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
      Describe the rules established by the DEA to prevent drug diversion.
      Discuss legal cases interpreting the responsibilities of pharmacists to comply with DEA requirements.

      Pharmacy Technician

      List rules established by the DEA for handling of medications at a pharmacy.
      Discuss the role of the DEA as a regulatory agency.
      Describe techniques that can be used to comply with DEA rules.

      Nurse

      List the major responsibilities of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
      Discuss legal cases interpreting the responsibilities of pharmacists to comply with DEA requirements.
      Describe the rules established by the DEA to prevent drug diversion.
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-579557

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-153-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-153-H03-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-17-153-H03-P

      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.


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    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
    Adobe Acrobat Reader


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

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).