Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study


    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 monograph invites consideration of the possibility that when things just don’t seem right, there should be an investigation to determine whether things really aren’t right at all. What a cluster of unexplained deaths occurs within a hospital or other health care setting, there should be an investigation to determine whether murders are being committed by a health professional. The monograph how health care homicide can be detected and appropriately addressed.


      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 :   18031H03_hsmonograph.pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Demonstrate the patterns common to murders by health professionals in institutional settings
      Interpret possible motives for health care murders.
      Evaluate factors that can be associated with health care murderers.

      Pharmacy Technician

      Discuss the epidemiology of health care homicide.
      List challenges in the detection of health care homicide.
      List red flags that may point to a health care murderer.
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-031-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-031-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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