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On-Demand CE: Washington Technician Law
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This program is designed for pharmacy technicians providing an overview of Washington State pharmacy law (8 Hours).

 Export to Your Calendar 7/22/2016 to 7/22/2017
When: On-Line
Where: On-Line
United States
Contact: WSPA
425-228-7171 ext. 0

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Fee: $150 WSPA Members | $250 Non-Members

Technician Membership with WSPA is $50 if you would like to become a member click here

To register you will be directed to the WSPA Education Portal, you will be required to create an account and register for the CE. If you have any questions or problems, please call us at 425-228-7171 ext:0

Faculty: Jenny Arnold, Pharm.D., BCPS, Director of Pharmacy Practice Development, Washington State Pharmacy Association, William E. Fassett, PhD, RPh, FAPhA, Professor of Pharmacy Law & Ethics, Department of Pharmacotherapy/Washington State University College Of Pharmacy

Washington Technician Law | 0130-0000-14-060-H03-T | Release Date: 7/22/2014 | Expiration Date: 7/22/2017 | Activity Type: Knowledge | 8 hours Law CE
At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Classify the members of the Washington State Pharmacy Commission
  • Explain the powers and duties of the Pharmacy Commission
  • Review the fundamentals of Washington State Laws and regulations
  • Differentiate between the duties of pharmacists, technicians, interns, and pharmacy assistants
  • Define the Practice of Pharmacy and other key terms
  • Discuss the licensure requirements for pharmacists, technicians, interns and pharmacy assistants.
  • Explain specialized technician functions
  • Explain the requirements for owning or managing a pharmacy
  • Discuss the requirements for operating pharmacies in different practice settings
  • Outline the pharmacy inspection process
  • Discuss Federal and FDA laws for medications including safety requirements.
  • Describe Federal and Washington laws and rules for labeling and dispensing medications.
  • Explain Washington laws and rules for prescribing, including who may prescribe.
  • Discuss Washington laws, rules and standards for compounding medications.
  • Describe the prescribing requirements, faxing, e-prescribing and dispensing considerations for 2-5 Schedules of Controlled Substances. 
  • Discuss the requirements for selling medications containing methamphetamine precursors. 
  • Relate the rules, laws and resources around addiction issues in pharmacy professionals. 
  • Describe when a Drug Utilization Review process needs to be done, and resolution of issues with a review.
  • Comprehensively discuss patient information according to HIPPA and state laws and regulations, including how the information can be used and disclosed.
  • Explain laws pertaining to the treatment of a minor and other special situations.
  • Define unprofessional conduct according to Washington State laws and rules.
  • Describe the Washington Pharmacy Commission’s process for reviewing complaints and sanctioning pharmacy professionals.

The Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


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