Drug Diversion in Healthcare Facilities

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
60 minutes
Product Description

How Drug Diversion Occur, Reporting Requirements and How to Prevent It!

Identify the problem of the diversion of controlled substances from health facilities, how to prevent it, and the legal and proper response when it happens in your institution.

Expert speaker John Burke will give you an overview of the oftentimes unreported occurrences of drug diversion within healthcare facilities. He will also alert you of the potential consequences of unreported offenses that can incur incredible legal liability, and even the loss of life.

The session will stress on the ultimate concern for innocent patients, and the need for swift and substantial exposure to effective rehabilitation for the offender.

John will make you aware of the frequency of the problem, how diversions occur, and proper reporting to regulatory and law enforcement agencies to ensure proper protection of the patient, and successful rehabilitation for the offender.

Session Highlights:

  • Identifying the frequency of healthcare facility diversion
  • How to prevent or reduce instances of diversion in the healthcare facility
  • Identifying the most common methods of diversion inside healthcare facilities
  • Gathering behind the scenes evidence of nurses diverting by using the PRN patient
  • Documenting the legal requirements in reporting drug diversion in the healthcare facility
  • Outlining major diversion cases in health facilities in the U.S. and the consequences of non-reporting

Who Should Attend

  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Managers
  • Hospital Security
  • Hospital Human Resources
  • Hospital Legal
  • Compliance officers

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

John Burke

Mr. Burke is a 48+ year veteran of law enforcement. He formed and commanded the Cincinnati Police Dept. Pharmaceutical Diversion Squad where the unit specialized in health facility diversion and was featured on NBC’s Dateline for their efforts. He has investigated or supervised the investigation of over five hundred health facility investigations.

He is the co-founder and current President of the International Health Facility Diversion Association (IHFDA),...   More Info
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