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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Offline Date

    Tuesday, January 3, 2023

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Tuesday, January 3, 2023

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $0.00

    • Overview

      This monograph reviews the case study of Kerns v Hoppe, in which a patient's widow has sued both the prescriber and the pharmacy, alleging that her husband died from an overdose of medications received from the pharmacy. The case study serves as a vehicle for considering the responsibilities of patients to accept the responsibility for the risk of prescription drug abuse. It questions to what degree prescribers and pharmacists can be held liable for intentional misuse of a medication dispensed to a patient, and whether warnings would be effective when a patient is intentionally abusing medication.

       

      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.


      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   19254H03.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon, Inc
    • Pharmacist

      Describe the foreseeable risk standard as applied to a dispensing pharmacist.
      Discuss the legal significance of a patient’s drug abuse.
      Discuss the responsibility of patients for using their prescribed medications correctly.

      Pharmacy Technician

      Discuss the responsibility of patients for using their prescribed medications correctly.
      Discuss the legal significance of a patient’s drug abuse.
      Describe the foreseeable risk standard as applied to a dispensing pharmacist.

      Nurse

      Discuss the legal significance of a patient’s drug abuse.
      Discuss the responsibility of patients for using their prescribed medications correctly.
      Describe the foreseeable risk standard as applied to a dispensing pharmacist.
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-564209

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-254-H03-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-254-H03-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-19-254-H03-N

      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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    Standard Windows/Mac System
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    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).