Will I get fired for drug diversion over missing Klonopin?

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 So my manager got a report from our omnicell that said I pulled 2 klonopins for my patient and only one was scanned. I am sure I only pulled one of them as there was only one pill in the drawer and when I scanned them I only had one. She wrote this in the control check but I am freaking out that I am going to get fired for drug diversion. Can they fire me for this. Hoping the count is correct in the omnicell and nothing fell anywhere; freaking out

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It sounds like you're in a difficult situation. It's important to remain calm and gather all the relevant information to explain your side of the story.

It's possible that the Omnicell system made a mistake or that there was a simple misunderstanding. If you believe you only pulled one Klonopin, but the system shows otherwise, it's important to communicate this to your manager. I recommend speaking with your manager about the issue and clearly explaining what happened.

Reviewing the Omnicell's count and double-checking for any discrepancies is also a good idea. When Omnicell reports a discrepancy, the pharmacy must investigate and reconcile the issue. This may involve verifying inventory, checking for documentation errors, or addressing problems with the system's reporting mechanisms. 

It's also a good idea to familiarize yourself with your workplace's policies. If you have a union or HR department, they may be able to provide support and guidance as well.

Best wishes; I sincerely hope the truth will come out.

Nurse Beth