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NYSVMS Webinar: Controlled Substances Review

NYSVMS Webinar: Controlled Substances Review

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Link will go LIVE at 7pm

Event Details

*Please note: November 14th lecture rescheduled to November 21st

Presented by: Amy Morgan, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy Cornell University Hospital for Animals

This is the first of a two-part review of Controlled Substances for Veterinary Professionals. The second part will be in early 2024.

The first part will cover requirements for record-keeping and storage of controlled substances in New York. There will also be an interactive discussion on diversion detection and prevention methodologies, including some cases of diversion in various practice settings. Legal disposal of controlled substance for the practice setting and the client will be covered as well.

Learning Objectives:

1. Define diversion and recognize possible signs of diversion

2. Be able to utilize multiple methods to prevent diversion

3. Be familiar with record keeping and storage requirements for controlled substances

4. Understand the rules around drug disposal for expired medications

For More Information:

New York State Veterinary Medical Society (518)869-8766

Amy Morgan is the Director of Pharmacy at Cornell University Hospital for Animals. Dr. Morgan has experience in both human and veterinary hospital pharmacies. Amy also has experience as licensed veterinary technician and practiced in both general practices and referral hospitals in central New York and Florida. She is a Fellow of the Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists.