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

      Proper documentation of pharmacist activities can reduce exposure to malpractice liability.  Improper documentation can increase exposure to malpractice liability.  This monograph recommends steps to take in the creation of an enduring record that accurately describes the products and services provided to patients, as a way to defend claims of malpractice.  Case study scenarios are used to illustrate the appropriate language to use in documents created during the provision of patient care services.


      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 :   18160H03.pdf

      Financial Support By

    • Pharmacist

      Recognize how to use documentation to effectively record patient care activities
      Recognize the elements of a patient care note that are sensitive to malpractice liability issues
      Identify effective systems of pharmacy documentation that will reduce exposure to malpractice

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize appropriate pharmacist documentation to assure accuracy and completeness
      Identify situations in which documentation by a pharmacist is necessary
      Identify effective mechanisms for supporting pharmacists in the documentation of patient care activites
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-160-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-160-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.

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

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

    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).