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Presenter(s): Karen Moeller, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS
Webinar description: Join the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) for an educational program entitled Struggles with Urine Drug Screens. Learn about urine drug screens, how to interpret them, and cross reactivity of different substances. Drug screenings play a vital role in patient care and can help pharmacists aid in diagnosis, document adherence and potentially identify diversion of a substance.
Pharmacists and health care professionals participating in this webinar will be able to:
- Compare and contrast the different drug screening modalities.
- State substances that can be tested for in a urine drug screen and other testing modalities.
- Identify issues with false positive and negative results in drug screens.
- Interpret drug screen results and determine the possible limitations including the possibility of alteration of the sample and inability to test for all illicit substances.
- Redesign treatment plans based on drug screen results.
Continuing education information:
The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This course provides 1.0 contact hours (0.01 CEUs) of knowledge-based continuing education credit. To obtain ACPE credit, participants must successfully complete a post-test with a score of 70% and complete the course evaluation.
Note: Available as an enduring material in CPNP University after July 24.