Frequently Asked Questions for Pharmacists on Controlled Substances / Red Flags When Dispensing
RED FLAGS WHEN DISPENSING: ANTI-DIVERSION EDUCATIONAL VIDEO
Pharmacists – Increase your awareness of potential red flags when filling controlled substance prescriptions. Click here to access the video - or http://youtu.be/VrBh9X7MU2Y.
The core of the video is built around three vignettes that allow the viewer to witness the interaction through the eyes and analysis of the pharmacist. Each vignette dives deep into the interaction of pharmacists and diverters as they face each other across the counter during a transaction. During this encounter the video highlights the red flags the pharmacist must recognize in order to fulfill the pharmacist’s corresponding responsibility to prevent diversion.
The pharmacist identifies and clarifies the most critical warning signs of diversion about to take place. These red flags are highlighted through the pharmacist’s internal dialogue and on screen graphics. Some are self-evident, others not so clear. Often several of these warning signs are presented around a single prescription. The video reflects these realities as it illuminates 11 red flag behaviors.
Watch the 12-minute video here: http://youtu.be/VrBh9X7MU2Y.