Software Technologies Used in Hospital Controlled Substance Diversion Monitoring

March 30, 2020

There are multiple software technologies on the market that can help support a well-rounded controlled substance surveillance program.  Individuals from three institutions will review their diversion monitoring practices.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline the general structure of controlled substance diversion monitoring at three different institutions
  2. Explain how software technologies are used to help detect possible controlled substance diversion
  3. Discuss the successes and challenges with the use of various software technologies in the monitoring of controlled substance diversion
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/30/2020 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/30/2020 - 2:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Michael Cotugno, BS Pharm, RPh
Director of Pharmacy Operations
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy Networks
Course reviewer
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy Networks
Thomas Harper, MPH, CPhT, FCSHP
Controlled Substance Auditor/Diversion Specialist, Department of Pharmacy Services
UC Davis Health
Ryan Cello, PharmD
Pharmacy Supervisor-Automation & Technology, Department of Pharmacy Services
UC Davis Health
Katelyn Hipwell, PharmD, MPH
Pharmacy Clinical Operations Manager, Department of Pharmacy Services
University of Virginia Health
Caryn Belisle, RPh, MBA
Director of Pharmacy Regulatory Compliance, Quality, and Safety, Department of Pharmacy Services
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-042-L04-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist


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