2017 Hospital Wide Grand Rounds "Prescription Medication Illicit Abuse Epidemic"

Oakland, CA US
August 24, 2017
Title:  Human Factors and Learning from Error

Speaker:  Mark Horowitz, Rph, Fraud Control, Tamara Neiman, Director, National Investigations Unit


1. Identify "Drug Seeking Behavior" flags to deter prescription drug diversion

and abuse, including predilection of ethnicity, societal economic levels, and culture.


2.  Distinguish between drug seeking patients from legitimate patients seeking medical care.


3. Apply tools and resources available in Health Connect that can be used in

the evaluation of medication profiles including the Controlled Substance

Utilization profiles including the (C.U.R.E.S.) in the reduction of

pharmaceutical drug diversion.


Resources: See PowerPoint Presentation Slides


Statement of Disclosure:

The Kaiser Permanente East Bay Oakland Medical Center has determined that the speakers and the planning committee for this program do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this program.  Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand name products.

East Bay Area - Oakland is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

East Bay Area - Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM.. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses may report 1 hour of credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

Target Audience

All care providers, all clinical areas.

Additional Information

Oakland Medical Center
Conference room: 
3600 Broadway St.Specialty Medical Office Building (SMOB) LL A/B
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/24/2017 - 12:30pm PDT
Event ends: 
08/24/2017 - 1:30pm PDT
Oakland Medical Center
3600 Broadway Ave
Specialty Medical Office Building (SMOB) LL A/B
Oakland, CA 94611
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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