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Pharmacy Laws and Rules


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FPA Correspondence Course
Florida Board of Pharmacy approval numbe
r 20-677894

12 Contact Hours or 12 CEU's


The course describes federal and state laws affecting the practice of pharmacy, reviews DEA and controlled substances rules, and provides valuable information on Florida statutes and administrative rules. The course will provide hyperlinks for participants to view electronic versions of laws, statutes, rules, regulations, and guidance documents of importance to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The course will allow students to enhance their knowledge in the area of pharmacy rules and laws for licensing, license renewal or license reinstatement as they prepare for the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).



Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:  Identify Federal laws that affect pharmacy practice and state how pharmacy practice is affected by the Federal Government; Identify key sections of the Federal Controlled Substances Act and how they affect pharmacy; Outline the required information on controlled substance prescriptions; Describe the various DEA forms used for controlled substances; Review the record keeping requirements for controlled substances; Identify opioid addiction treatment programs for patients in need;  List the penalty for violations of Federal pharmacy laws; List the benefits to patients when these laws are followed in practice; Explain how Florida Statutes and Federal Laws conflict and/or complement one another; Apply Federal Laws, Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Rules in a pharmacy practice setting; Recognize the role of the Florida Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; Demonstrate to the Florida Board of Pharmacy the knowledge of Federal and Florida laws and rules affecting pharmacy practice in Florida and apply the rules and laws in the practice setting.



Florida Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Twelve (12) contact hours are available upon completion, the posttest questions and the evaluation form.  Participants must pass the exam with a score of 70% or better. Pharmacists satisfying disciplinary actions from the Florida Board of Pharmacy are ineligible to receive continuing pharmacy education credit. You are to submit your certificate of completion to the Board of Pharmacy as evidence of completion. This is an ACPE knowledge-based activity.  Initial Release Date: September 15, 2018.  Expiration Date:  September 15, 2021. UAN:  0165-9999-18-104-H03-P and 0165-9999-18-104-H03-T. Florida Board of Pharmacy approval number 20-677894.