Ethics and Law in Pharmacy Practice

Date: 8/17/2020 - 8/17/2023



Contact Hours: 2.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-20-104-H03-T


The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Biologix Solutions LLC is approved as a Joint Provider of continuing pharmacy education by NPTA.

Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians

This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program.

Author: Stacey Schneider, Pharm D

Faculty Disclosures/Conflicts of Interest:  Author declared no conflict of interest and all information is provided fairly and without bias. Author received no commercial/financial support for this activity and do not approve or endorse any commercial products displayed.

Goals & Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define ethics and how it is differentiated from law

  • Define the different levels of ethical decision making

  • Review the code of ethics for pharmacists

  • Describe the four principle approaches to ethical decision making

  • List the steps in analyzing an ethical dilemma and apply these steps to analyze clinical cases

  • Recognize the legal requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Insurance Act (HIPPA) and apply these requirements to ethical scenarios

  • Recognize the ethical dilemmas when providing drug information


Release Date:  08/17/20 
Expiration Date:  08/17/23