Difficult Dilemmas: Ethical and Legal Responsibilities of Pharmacists

Difficult Dilemmas: Ethical and Legal Responsibilities of Pharmacists

Making the right decision – legally and ethically – when faced with a pharmacy practice dilemma is critical. This course discusses the differences and similarities of pharmacy law and pharmacy ethics, and ways in which pharmacists must consult these sources of authority to meet the best interests of patients and the public they serve.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. State the basic principles that serve as the foundation for pharmacy laws and pharmacy ethics.
2. Discuss strategies to comply with pharmacy law and ethical responsibilities within a contemporary pharmacy practice setting.
3. Describe policies and procedures that reflect legal and ethical responsibilities recognized by the pharmacy profession.

David B. Brushwood, R.Ph, J.D.
Senior Lecturer, The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Law Content Developer, CEimpact

David B. Brushwood has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: January 28, 2024
Planned Expiration Date: January 28, 2027

This course is provided for educational purposes. CEimpact is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice of any kind. For legal advice, please contact a licensed attorney. 

Copyright 2024, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.


Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-24-020-H03-P
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at www.MyCPEMonitor.net.

¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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