Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast


    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Monday, February 19, 2018

    Offline Date

    Friday, February 19, 2021

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, February 19, 2021

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician



    • Overview

      This webcast addresses the exposure to murderous criminal conduct that is unfortunately a reality for members of the public who are frequently in close contact with a health professional who has access to potentially lethal medications. The characteristics of murders by health professionals is reviewed. Case studies are offered to stimulate thought and analysis of how access to potentially lethal medications can be limited to protect those who are in frequent close contact with health professionals.


      This webcast 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.


      • Slide Document :   18023H03_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18023H03_2pp.pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Discuss the evolution of the level and types of evidence necessary to convict a suspect of a drug-facilitated murder that has occurred outside a health care setting.
      Construct an argument that the legally required evidence has been provided to support the conviction of a suspect in a drug-facilitated murder case.
      Interpret the factors that are used by courts to evaluate the admissibility of scientific testimony in a case alleging drug-facilitated murder.

      Pharmacy Technician

      Discuss murders committee by health professionals.
      Describe the responsibility of pharmacies to control access to potentially lethal medications.
      List the factors that may raise suspicion that drugs are being removed from a patient care area.
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-023-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-023-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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