Federal Laws to Protect Patients

Federal Laws to Protect Patients

While many federal laws relate to the drug product, there are also laws that protect patients such as OBRA-90, Poison Prevention and Tamper-Resistant Packaging, HIPAA, 340B, and the PREP Act. This course reviews these laws and the pharmacy technician’s role in complying with them in practice.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Explain the significance of federal laws that regulate the practice of pharmacy, as opposed to regulating the pharmaceutical product.
2. Develop effective strategies to support the pharmacy practice team in compliance with federal laws related to pharmacy.
3. Implement procedures to assist pharmacists and other pharmacy personnel in the provision of pharmaceutical services that meet the requirements of OBRA-90, HIPAA, the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, and other federal laws that affect pharmacy practice.

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 to disclose.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Initial Release Date: April 15, 2022
Planned Expiration Date: April 15, 2025

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 2022, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.


Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-22-189-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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