Flashcards in Final Study Guide: DEA and Other Oversight Organizations Deck (12)
What is the mission of the DEA?
-Enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the USA
-Address issues of illegal growing, manufacturing, or distribution both domestically and internationally
What is the Drug Czar?
-Head of the ONDCP (Office of National Drug Control Policy)
-Part of the executive branch that evaluates, coordinates, and oversees both international and domestic anti-drug efforts.
*oversees DEA, NIDA, and NIAAA (From NIH) activities and budget
What does the DEA do?
-Oversees programs that deal with illicit and prescribed Scheduled drugs (I-V) such as:
-Assist state and local agencies, civic groups, school systems and officials to combat drug abuse.
-Help secure borders against drug trafficking
What is the definition of a Schedule I Controlled Substance?
-Substances that have no accepted medical use in the US -Have a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision
-High potential for abuse
What is the definition of a Schedule II Controlled Substance?
-Have a high potential for abuse which may lead to sever psychological or physical dependence.
What is the definition of a Schedule III Controlled Substance?
-Have a potential for abuse less than I and II, and abuse may lead to moderate of low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
What is the definition of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance?
Low potential for abuse relative to substances in Schedule III.
What is the definition of a Schedule V Controlled Substance?
Have a low potential for abuse relative to substances listed in Schedule IV and consists primarily of preparations containing limited quantities of narcotics
What is the DOPL and Utah Controlled Substance Database (UCSD)?
- a legislatively created database to track and collect data on dispensing of schedule II-V drugs by retail, institutional, and outpatient hospital pharmacies.
What is the purpose of the DOPL and UCSD?
Identify over-utilization, misuse and over-prescribing of controlled substances throughout the state.
What are the details of how the DOPL and UCSD work?
-Outpatient pharmacies report dispensing of scheduled drugs within 7 days and the data are posted with 24 hours after receipt.