March DEA Conference on Preventing Drug Diversion Open to Pharmacy Personnel in New Mexico

Topics: Diversion and Education

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is offering two regional one-day Pharmacy Diversion Awareness Conferences in Albuquerque, NM, one on Saturday, March 2, 2013, and another on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Each one-day conference is open to pharmacy personnel (pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, or loss prevention personnel) who are employed by pharmacies or hospitals/clinics that are registered with DEA in the state of New Mexico. The conference is designed to assist pharmacy personnel in identifying and responding to potential diversion activity. Location details, a conference agenda, and a link to the online registration form are available in a DEA notice. There is no registration fee for these conferences. Upon completion of the one-day conference, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will receive 7 continuing pharmacy education hours (0.7 CEUs).