Quality Assurance/Law Refresher CE


IMPORTANT! Please read the information below prior to registering for this course.
•   Registration will not be accepted within 10 business days of the next program start date. Registration received in this time period will be held for the following month's program. 
•   The 3 week session starts the first non-holiday Monday of each month offered.
•   You will receive an email from Charter Oak State College with instructions on how to access the program materials either the week before or the day your session starts.

Course Schedule

Course Start Date: January 9, 2017 
Registration Deadline: December 20, 2016
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Course Start Date: March 6, 2017
Registration Deadline: February 20, 2017
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Course Start Date: May 8, 2017
Registration Deadline: April 24, 2017
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Course Start Date: July 3, 2017
Registration Deadline: June 19, 2017
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Course Start Date: September 4, 2017
Registration Deadline: August 21, 2017
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Course Start Date: November 6, 2017
Registration Deadline: October 23, 2017
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Fee
Pharmacy Technicians: $175
Pharmacists: $300

Program Overview
This program was developed as a collaborative effort of the South Carolina Pharmacy Association and the Connecticut Pharmacists Association to develop a state-specific web-based program addressing pharmacy law and prescription processing with a focus on safe prescription practices.

Target Audience
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

ACPE UAN
0106-9999-09-037-H03-P (0.15 CEU) and 0106-9999-09-037-H03-T (0.15 CEU)

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
•   Discuss laws pertaining to prescription processing of non-controlled and controlled substances and the record-keeping of those substances.
•   Compare laws pertaining to pharmacists' supervision of interns, technicians and pharmacy students including duties and limitations of each.
•   Apply the APhA Code of Ethics to pharmacy practice.
•   Discuss the ethics of filling prescriptions and confidentiality with regard to HIPAA.
•   Describe OBRA requirements and who is allowed to counsel or make the offer to counsel.
•   Define a prescription error and discuss types of prescription errors.
•   Discuss sound-alike/look-alike drugs, confirmation bias and other issues impacting error prevention. 
•   Discuss methods for handling a prescription error.
•   Develop a quality assurance program for error prevention and reporting.

Course Content and Participation Requirements
•   Course details:
       •   Course is taken at home over two weeks.
       •   Weekly online study materials are reviewed at pace of participant.
•   Course content:
       •   Week One: State and Federal Law Review
       •   Week Two: Quality Assurance and Ethics
       •   Weekly discussion board of case scenarios and review questions.
       •   Online final exam must be completed by the end of the second week of the class.
•   Equipment required for participation:
       •   Valid email address AND
       •   Internet access
•   Requirements for successful completion of course to earn 15 hours of ACPE accredited home study:
       •   Fully participate in program assignments and case discussions.
       •   Successfully pass final test with a grade of 75% or higher.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations are only accepted if received more than 10 business days before the start of the course. No refunds will be given for incomplete or unsuccessful completion of the program. If applicable, a refund will be issues less a $10 processing fee.

Questions? Please contact Cassandra Hicks-Brown at sandy@scrx.org or 803.354.9977.