It is important that pharmacists always uphold their professional integrity and endeavor to provide the best service to their patients. This includes staying up-to-date with new knowledge that could affect their decision and using the trust held by the pharmacy profession for positive outcomes to promote the health of the general public whenever possible. Ethics and Law in Pharmacy Practice course has provided a road-map of an ethical decision-making process. Following a more formalized process will ensure that important ethical considerations are not overlooked and the ethical and law abiding decisions are made for the good of the patient and society as a whole.
Upon completion of this course (Ethics and Law in Pharmacy Practice), pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to:
- Define ethics and how it is differentiated from law
- Define the different levels of ethical decision making
- Review the code of ethics for pharmacists
- Describe the four principle approaches to ethical decision making
- List the steps in analyzing an ethical dilemma and apply these steps to analyze clinical cases
- Recognize the legal requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Insurance Act (HIPPA) and apply these requirements to ethical scenarios
- Recognize the ethical dilemmas when providing drug information
Author: Stacey Schneider, Pharm D
Contact Hours: 2 Hours
Activity Type: Knowledge-Based Home Study
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)
Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians
Cost: $20 / Participant
Course No: Pharmacist: 0384-9999-20-104-H03-P Technicians: 0384-9999-20-104-H03-T
Release Date: 08/17/2020 Expiration Date:08/17/2023
Course Completion Certificate: A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (PDF) Certificate By Email. Credit will be reported to CPE monitor within 30 days of completion.
National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education.
Biologix Solutions LLC is approved as a Joint Provider of continuing pharmacy education by NPTA. Approval
Disclaimers: Mrs. Schneider has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program. This program received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.
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