Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study


    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Offline Date

    Friday, August 13, 2021

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, August 13, 2021

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician



    • Overview

      This monograph categorizes pharmacy practice errors that lead to liability.  The monograph discusses personnel matters, work environment, and systems problems as factors in pharmacist liability.  Wrong drug errors, wrong strength or dose, improper labeling, wrong route of administration, and wrong patient are reviewed as causes of liability in pharmacy malpractice cases.  Steps that can be taken to reduce these errors, and to reduce liability, are discussed.


      This monograph is provided for educational purposes only. It is not intended as legal advice and should not be used as legal advice. For legal advice, a licensed attorney should be consulted.


      • Homestudy PDF :   18167H03.pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Identify elements of an effective system that improves pharmacy quality and reduces pharmacist liability
      Recognize circumstances that can lead to order processing error and liability in pharmacy
      Classify pharmacy errors as the cause of malpractice liability

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize how failures in order processing can lead to malpractice liability
      Identify the ways in which pharmacy errors can lead to legal liability
      Identify common elements of the traditional lawsuits against pharmacists for malpractice
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-167-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-167-H03-T

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

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