Upcoming Events:

Ohio Pharmacy Diversion Awareness Conference

August 2 and 3, 2024

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in partnership with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy (OSBOP) is holding an Ohio Pharmacy Diversion Awareness Conference (PDAC) on Friday, August 2nd, and Saturday, August 3rd, 2024. This Ohio PDAC will be an 8-hour conference and will cover pharmacy burglaries and robberies, DEA recordkeeping, e-scripts, civil and criminal repercussions for failing to maintain records/inventories, OARRS and much much more. This conference will also provide all Pharmacists who attend with 6.5 hours of continuing education credits. It should be noted the same agenda will be on both days, so pick which day works with your schedule.

The Ohio PDAC will be held at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel, 409 Altair Parkway, Westerville, Ohio 43082. Below is the registration link to register for this FREE event. DEA Diversion Investigators from the Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus offices will be around both days to answer any questions you have, as well as representatives from the OSBOP will be present for any Ohio State questions or concerns.

Register today for your free event and to receive 6.5 hours of continuing education credits!

Washington Division - Roanoke Resident Office (RRO) - Healthcare Summit

Friday, August 16, 2024 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EST) | In person and Virtual

The Drug Enforcement Administration - Washington Division will be hosting a series of Healthcare Summits to present an overview of the federal regulations regarding Controlled Substances (CS) and the responsibilities of DEA Registrants under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to ensure the proper handling of CS, and the identification and prevention of diversion activity stemming from various sources.

Audience: The RRO Healthcare Summit will welcome participants from Roanoke County, VA, and neighboring areas. The event is only for DEA Registrants, healthcare professionals, administrative and support personnel, local/state government officials, and students pursuing healthcare-related careers.

Location: Roanoke College - 221 College Ln, Salem, VA 24153 / WebEx Webinar Platform - Simultaneous broadcast

Moderator: Justin G. Wood - Diversion Program Manager, DEA Washington Division

Virtual Registration: WebEx Webinars (capacity is limited to the first 500 attendees):

WebEx Virtual Registration

In-person Registration (capacity is limited to the first 50 attendees):

Download In-Person Registration Form

To confirm in-person attendance, please download and complete the registration form, and email it to:

All required fields must be filled. A confirmation email will be sent once your registration is successful.

Registration is required. There is no registration fee. This is a LIVE event and not recorded. The program is informational and not for credit.

The contents of the presentations, to include speaker remarks, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. Is intended only for educational purposes to provide clarity to the public regarding existing resources or requirements under the law or agency policies. The statements contained during the presentations that are not embodied in the law are not binding on DEA.

Any questions regarding this event may be directed to Lillianect Rivas-Mattei, Diversion Program Specialist (Outreach Coordinator) via email to: WashingtonDiversionOutreach@dea.gov