On-Demand Video


Key Strategies for LTC Leadership Regarding Opioid Overuse and Drug Diversion

Recorded: October 05, 2016

Presenter: Louann Lawson,  BA, RN, RAC-CT, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, CIMT

Description: Opioid overuse and drug diversion are critical topics for today's long term care leaders.  This information packed webinar will address best practice prevention strategies as well as investigation protocols and performance improvement initiatives.


  1. Identify when opioid use for non-cancer chronic pain management outweighs the associated risks.
  2. Identify three key steps in a drug diversion prevention system.
  3. Describe the key components of a responsible drug diversion investigation.
  4. Incorporate elements of QAPI into the establishment and maintenance of system-wide changes regarding the use of opioids and the diversion of drugs.

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