Online - 2023 Substance Abuse Education for Nurses: Controlled Substance Diversion & Compliance

Karen Kist, MSN, RN, CPN, a Diversion Compliance Specialist at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware discusses the impact of drug diversion on healthcare organizations, common characteristics of an associate with substance abuse addiction, and best practices for prevention, detection and management of drug diversion.

This activity provides education on substance abuse which can be utilized to meet part of the license renewal requirements.

Target Audience

Registered nurses and other healthcare providers 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:

  • Describe common characteristics of a healthcare employee with a substance abuse addiction and the potential to divert
  • Discuss the impact of drug diversion on healthcare organizations
  • Discuss best practices for preventing, detecting, and managing drug diversion

 

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this course please contact the Course Coordinator, Tracy Savitz: Tracy.Savitz@nemours.org

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 0.50 contact hours.

  • 0.50 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 0.50 continuing education credits.
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
05/31/2025
Cost:
$0.00

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Speaker(s)

Karen Kist, MSN, RN, CPN

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

None of the planners or presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 0.50 contact hours.

  • 0.50 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 0.50 continuing education credits.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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