Pharmacy: Pharmacy Law Fundamentals

10.00
Online
Elective
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Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Explain the reasons for and provisions of the Federal Food and Drug Act of 1906.
  • Explain the differences between an adulterated and a misbranded drug.
  • Identify significant Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act amendments affecting pharmacy practice.
  • Explain the five classes of controlled substances.
  • List the requirements for ordering and dispensing controlled substance medications.
  • Describe the implications of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act

About the Author:
Debra A. Notturno-Strong, RPh, MS, MSA, is an Associate Professor in the Pharmacy Practice Administration Department at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy where she has been a member of the faculty since 2011. Lt. Col. Notturno-Strong teaches Health Policy, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Leadership, and Pharmacy Law. Her research interests include medication safety and professional conduct. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Health Sciences and Leadership at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. In addition to her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, she holds three master’s degrees in Business (Central Michigan University), Pharmacy Administration, and Health Policy (University of the Sciences in Philadelphia). She is a highly decorated Air Force veteran, retired with 23 years of leadership and operational experience in directing high volume Department of Defense healthcare benefit programs and pharmacies.

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Pharmacy Law Fundamentals

10.00
Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Explain the reasons for and provisions of the Federal Food and Drug Act of 1906.
  • Explain the differences between an adulterated and a misbranded drug.
  • Identify significant Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act amendments affecting pharmacy practice.
  • Explain the five classes of controlled substances.
  • List the requirements for ordering and dispensing controlled substance medications.
  • Describe the implications of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act

About the Author:
Debra A. Notturno-Strong, RPh, MS, MSA, is an Associate Professor in the Pharmacy Practice Administration Department at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy where she has been a member of the faculty since 2011. Lt. Col. Notturno-Strong teaches Health Policy, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Leadership, and Pharmacy Law. Her research interests include medication safety and professional conduct. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Health Sciences and Leadership at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. In addition to her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, she holds three master’s degrees in Business (Central Michigan University), Pharmacy Administration, and Health Policy (University of the Sciences in Philadelphia). She is a highly decorated Air Force veteran, retired with 23 years of leadership and operational experience in directing high volume Department of Defense healthcare benefit programs and pharmacies.