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2018 - How to Survive a DEA Inspection Series: Controlled Substances and Hospital Pharmacy



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KeywordsDEA inspection training progra; Controlled substances; Hospital pharmacy


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Areas Covered in the Webinar:
Role of DEA – Familiarize participants with the authority given to DEA when enforcing the laws and regulations pertaining to controlled substances and regulated chemicals.
Controlled Substances Act – Briefly describes the civil actions that may be imposed on a hospital’s DEA registration for failures to comply with stringent DEA regulations pertaining to administering, dispensing and prescribing narcotic drugs.
Due Diligence – This section provides numerous steps to take to prevent, detect, and investigate the theft, loss or diversion of controlled substances in a hospital setting and recommendations to be compliant with DEA regulations.
Use of Automated Dispensing Systems – It is important for pharmacy management to closely monitor activities within the use of such automated dispensing systems (ADS) such as a Pyxis dispensing machine.
Storage and Dispensing – This section covers the storage and dispensing of narcotic drugs from the hospital pharmacy to various ADS within in-patient wards, emergency rooms, treatment areas and hospital surgical areas.
DEA Recordkeeping Requirements – This section covers the required records to be maintained in order to comply with DEA regulations. Records include receiving/shipping order forms and invoices, inventories, drug destructions, and theft/loss reports.
DEA Security Requirements – This section covers the steps that a hospital can take in order to be in full compliance with DEA security requirements.
DEA Drug Disposal Policy – Recently DEA developed a new regulation pertaining to the disposal of controlled substance in a hospital setting. Hospital pharmacies will need to maintain a method to destroy patient specific medications.

Last modified: 2018-06-11 19:59:01