1) As the newly appointed director of the inpatient pharmacy at your hospital, your first priority is to address the diversion of controlled substances within the pharmacy department and stocked throughout the hospital. List three ways in which you plan to reduce/eliminate diversion and give a reason for why you chose that method of diversion prevention.
2) In 1-2 short paragraphs, describe why organizations like the Joint Commission exist, what their purpose is, and general benefits to having your hospital accredited through them.
3) In 1-2 short paragraphs, please explain the following regarding section 340B of the public Health Service Act
a) Its intended purpose
b) Enrollment criteria for organizations
c) Financial implications organizations may see if enrolled