Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast


    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

      The focus of this webcast is the malpractice liability of pharmacists for failing to warn patients of the potential adverse effects of medications dispensed to the patients by the pharmacists.  Case studies are used to illustrate the circumstances in which there will be pharmacist liability for the failure to warn patients.  Suggestions are made for techniques that can be utilized to avoid liability for the failure to warn.


      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 :   18168H03_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18168H03_2pp.pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Identify effective strategies that may be employed to consistently avoid liability for the failure to warn
      Interpret the pharmacist's duty to warn patients of foreseeable risks from medication use
      Recognize the trend in legal liability of pharmacists for the failure to warn

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize how support pharmacists in meeting their duty to warn patients
      Identify the situations in which warnings to patients are necessary to avoid malpractice liability
      Distinguish between legal case studies in which pharmacists have been sued for the failure to warn
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-168-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-168-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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