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Drug diversion in health care

Donald E. Bogardus

Drug diversion in health care

a guide to identification and prevention

by Donald E. Bogardus

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Published by Opus Communication in Marblehead, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opioid abuse -- Case studies.,
  • Narcotics -- Case studies.,
  • Drug abuse -- Case studies.,
  • Opioid-Related Disorders -- prevention & control.,
  • Drug and Narcotic Control.,
  • Professional Impairment.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald E. Bogardus.
    GenreCase studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC568.O58 B64 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3706363M
    ISBN 101578392209
    LC Control Number2003276484

    Health care professionals often avoid dealing with drug impairment in their colleagues. There is a natural reluctance to approach a co-worker suspected of drug addiction. There is the fear that speaking out could anger the co-worker, resulting in retribution, or could result in a colleague's loss ofprofessional practice. Individual & Family Health Birth records, immunizations, nutrition and physical activity; Health Care Facilities, Providers & Insurance Directories of facilities, professional certifications, health insurance and patient safety; Data, Statistics & Legislation Statistical reports, health economics and policy, legislation; Diseases & Conditions A-Z disease listing, diseases and conditions by type.

    Known as drug diversion, it can have serious health risks for both patients and health care workers. A Canadian nurse who spoke to W5 on condition of anonymity knows the lure and the : Kathlene Calahan.   Last week’s post described the epidemic of prescription drug abuse in the United States and the impact on the nation’s jails and prisons. This week we return to the same subject but focus on the problem of prescription drug diversion during incarceration. There are many more medications available and appropriate to be used in treatment.

    Health care professionals often avoid dealing with drug impairment in their colleagues. There is a natural reluctance to approach a co-worker suspected of drug addiction. There is the fear that speaking out could anger the co-worker, resulting in retribution, or could result in a colleague's loss of professional practice.   It’s hard to believe, but drug diversion occurs in facilities every day. Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are required to provide care in a safe setting and protect patients from harm. Diversion by personnel in healthcare facilities not only threatens patients, but .


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Drug diversion in health care by Donald E. Bogardus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Seven Strategies to Prevent Drug Diversion in Healthcare Organizations. Laura M. Cascella, MA, CPHRM. Perhaps now more than ever, as a result of the ongoing opioid epidemic, drug diversion in healthcare organizations is a serious concern. Drug diversion can have grave consequences,File Size: KB.

Drug Diversion in Health Care Settings Can Put Patients At Risk for Viral Hepatitis external icon ( Blog, May 2, ) CDC Shares Resources on the Risks of Healthcare-associated Infections from Drug Diversion external icon ( Blog, Aug ). Those who work in hospitals, nursing homes, and other long-term-care facilities often have easy access to controlled substances.

When I was with the Cincinnati Police Department and our squad worked full-time on drug diversion issues, we arrested a health care facility employee an average of once a week for stealing medication.

Prescription Drug Diversion and Pain provides an interdisciplinary overview of medications used to treat chronic pain, specifically the benefits and risks that are posed by long-term opioids use.

These essential pain-relieving medications must be carefully managed to prevent serious side effects that may include physical dependence, addiction, and even death, which has led in recent years to Author: John F.

Peppin. The forum also allows networking with other professionals facing health facility diversion problems across the country. Several months ago, this organization started by scheduling a first-of-its-kind national health care facility diversion conference, which will take place in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September One of the first lines of prevention in drug diversion is the ability to identify and screen high risk providers that may facilitate drug diversion.

The Affordable Care Act grants States significant new authority to fight fraud and abuse in the area of drug diversion, including the ability to: File Size: KB. The negative impact of Drug diversion in health care book diversion can reach many. First of all, the risks to patients from care by an impaired provider, while extremely rare, are significant and fairly self-explanatory.

Drug diversion is a medical and legal concept involving the transfer of any legally prescribed controlled substance from the individual for whom it was prescribed to another person for any illicit use. The definition varies slightly among different jurisdictions, but the transfer of a controlled substance alone usually does not constitute a diversion, since certain controlled substances that.

SUD among health care providers also creates significant legal and ethical responsibilities for colleagues who work with these individuals. You have a professional and ethical responsibility to report a colleague’s suspected drug use to your nurse manager or supervisor, and in File Size: KB.

Drug diversion, or the redirection of prescription drugs for illegitimate purposes, takes a portion of Medicare and Medicaid funds away from legitimate care. Furthermore, Federal health programs bear the added costs of additional health care as a result of patients misusing prescription drugs.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Drug diversion in health care by Donald E. Bogardus,Opus Communication edition, in EnglishPages: • Reliable statistics on the prevalence of drug diversion by nurses are not available • By its nature, diversion is a clandestine activity, and methods in place in many institutions leave cases undiscovered or unreported • Drug diversion by health care providers is universal among institutions in the United States.

Year after year, state and local law enforcement statistics indicate that pharmaceuticals are almost 30% of the overall drug problem in the United States, running a close second only marijuana abuse.

However, until recently, law enforcement, health care professionals, and the general public have placed little emphasis on this huge problem.

Maki DG, Klein BS, McCormick RD, et al. Nosocomial Pseudmonas pickettii bacteremias traced to narcotic tampering: a case for selective drug screening of health care personnel.

external icon JAMA. ;(8) Sehulster L, Taylor J, Hendricks K, VanEgdom M, Whitely S, Manning S. Hepatitis C outbreak linked to narcotic tampering in an ambulatory surgical center [Abstract].

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 27 cm: Contents: Narcotics Diversion --Profile of a narcotics diverter --Enabling coworkers --For-cause mandatory urine testing --Case History: Urine testing --Diversion Through Substitution --Methods of substitution --Case History: Rebuilt unit-dose syringe trays --Syringes switched at patients' bedsides.

I am proud to announce the founding of a brand new C-3 non-profit organization devoted strictly to the issues of drug diversion inside healthcare facilities. The new organization is the International Health Facility Diversion Association (IHFDA), and.

drug diversion and discussions the common types of drug diversion. It also discusses which drug classes have the highest potential for drug diversion and abuse.

Helpful tips are provided to help providers decrease drug diversion. Article/Book Crowley, K., & Morgan, C. Re/entry: A guide for nurses dealing with substance use disorder. The Health Care Diversion Network aims to reduce drug diversion and health care by providing a national network for reporting diversion incidents and information to raise awareness about past diversions, as well as education and best practices to prevent future diversion.

Medical services being provided in the home is a major component of health care in the United States, and the home setting is fast becoming the preferred site of care for many patients. The home environment, however, may be especially susceptible to the risk of medication diversions—that is, when controlled substances prescribed to a patient are taken and/or used by someone else—because.

9. Drug diversion by a Mayo employee will be reported to all appropriate government, licensing, regulatory, and law enforcement agencies.

Data relating to drug diversion reports and investigations will be analyzed to identify trends and opportunities for File Size: 28KB.10 Ways to Halt Drug Diversion by Healthcare Workers.

the Drug Diversion There has already been rationing of testing in the United States and rationing of critical care resources is likely.Health care providers are not immune.

Although estimates of substance abuse among various disciplines of health care workers have been made, reliable statistics on the prevalence of drug diversion in health care facilities are not available, at least in part because diversion is by its nature a clandestine by: 2.