Drug Diversion in the Workplace

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Drug diversion, the practice of illegally transferring prescribed controlled medicines to another person for illicit use, is more of a problem in Australian healthcare workplaces than you may think. Associate Professor and pharmacist, Louis Roller, offers an informative presentation to familiarise yourself with current legislation, prevention strategies, and your responsibilities around drug diversion and medicines as a healthcare professional.


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Dr Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University for over 55 years. He served on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles. Louis was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association in 2012 and was awarded the life-long achievement award from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia in 2014. He is a prolific provider of education for Ausmed and for the University of the Third Age. He was awarded an AM in 2023.
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First Published13 May 2021
Updated13 May 2021
30 May 2025
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