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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Friday, March 10, 2017

    Offline Date

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      This monograph examines the legal requirements for pharmacist screening of controlled substance prescriptions, to assure that the prescriptions have been issued for a legitimate medical purpose and in the usual course of professional practice. Legal case studies are presented to illustrate the application of basic legal principles.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   17068H03(001).pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      List the factors that may indicate a prescription has been issued for other than a legitimate medical purpose
      Describe strategies to reduce drug diversion while meeting the needs of patients in pain
      Discuss legal responsibility to screen controlled substance prescriptions

      Pharmacy Technician

      Describe the legal formalities of a controlled substance prescription
      List factors that may raise questions regarding a prescription's legality
      Discuss appropriate steps for prescription review

      Nurse

      List the factors that may indicate a prescription has been issued for other than a legitimate medical purpose
      Describe strategies to reduce drug diversion while meeting the needs of patients in pain
      Discuss legal responsibility to screen controlled substance prescriptions
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-595006

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-068-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-068-H03-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-17-068-H03-P

      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.


    HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
     
     


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Microsoft Edge
    Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
    Google Chrome
    Safari
    Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
    Adobe Acrobat Reader


    NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
     
     
     

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).