Respecting the Pharmacist’s Professional Authority (Technician)

Respecting the Pharmacist’s Professional Authority (Technician)

The support role of a pharmacy technician is collaborative and respectful with pharmacists. But what happens when a technician suspects regulatory incompliance? This course discusses how a pharmacy technician can appropriately assist a pharmacist with regulatory compliance issues, as well as the limits of the technician role in that collaborative relationship.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacy technicians should be able to:
1. Explain the supportive role pharmacy technicians play as a member of the pharmacy practice team.
2. Evaluate situations in which a pharmacy technician is alleged to have committed a regulatory violation.
3. Formulate a policy for pharmacy technician recognition of potential regulatory violations that includes a mechanism for discussion of their concerns with the supervising pharmacist.

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

David B. Brushwood does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education course.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Initial Release Date: January 27, 2021
Planned Expiration Date: January 27, 2024

Copyright 2021, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-21-068-H03-T
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

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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