Dose of Defense: Raising Awareness of Legal Hazards in Pharmacy Precepting

Dose of Defense: Raising Awareness of Legal Hazards in Pharmacy Precepting

The risk of student error leading to a potential malpractice liability within experiential learning in pharmacy education is a valid concern. This course offers learners a comprehensive review of malpractice liabilities inherent in student pharmacist practice experiences. Through the exploration of foundational principles of malpractice liability and risk management, learners will be equipped with strategies to impart essential risk management practices to student pharmacists, enhancing patient safety and promoting quality care.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Discuss the malpractice liabilities that may arise during a pharmacy student pharmacy practice learning experience.
2. Explain the basic principles of malpractice liability and of risk management.
3. Describe strategies that can be utilized to teach pharmacy students the value of risk management practices in the provision of pharmaceutical products and services to patients.

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. 

This program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as education for Minnesota pharmacy preceptors.

This program has been reviewed by the Texas Consortium on Experiential Programs and has been designated as preceptor education and training for Texas preceptors.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: February 15, 2024
Planned Expiration Date: February 15, 2027

This program 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): 0107-0000-24-034-H03-P
Application-based CPE Activity

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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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