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Flashcards in Controlled Substances Part 2: Ordering, Disposal and Recordkeeping Deck (2)
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1

What agencies must a controlled substance loss or theft be reported to and within what time frame must this be reported?

Notify the local DEA agency within 10 days of theft

2

How long does the pharmacy need to keep paper and electronic documents for scheduled drugs?

Complete controlled substance records must be kept for 2 years
However, controlled substance prescription records must be kept for 5 years from the last date of dispensing