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Compliance with Standards: Addressing the Top Violations in Texas Pharmacies


Program Goal
This presentation aims to inform the audience of what violations are causing concerns across Texas and assist with the development of a plan to correct the error (mitigate) or proactively avoid the violation from occurring within their practice. Additionally, the program will address any recent changes in pharmacy law that will impact compliance. This program provides 1 hour of law CE for license renewal.
 
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*Please note: Completion of this program provides 1 hour of Law CE for license renewal.
 

CE Hours

2.00

CE Units

0.200

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
 
Texas Tech University HSC School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Requirements for CE Credit

To receive credit you must watch the recorded webinar and complete the post-test You must a receive a minumum of 70% of the post-test at which time you will be prompted to complete a program evaluation form.
 
 

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Objectives

  • Explain the pharmacy inspection process and to what extent the board member or representative may engage in pharmacy operations
  • Recognize the most common violations resulting in warnings issued to pharmacies in Texas
  • Identify strategies to mitigate the most frequent violations and ensure compliance with state Law
  • Discuss recent changes to the Texas Pharmacy Act and the implications for pharmacy practice.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Debra Notturno-Strong, MSA picture

Debra Notturno-Strong, MSA
Associate Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


Brief Bio : Debra Notturno-Strong is an Associate Professor in the Pharmacy Practice Management Division of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy, Abilene Campus. Prior to joining the School of Pharmacy, Professor Notturno-Strong served for 23 years in the United States Air Force attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and culminated her career as the Commander, 7th Medical Support Squadron and Deputy Medical Group Commander at Dyess AFB, Texas. During her career she served in a variety of pharmacy leadership positions to include the Director of Pharmacy Operations at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX with responsibility for 11 unique and geographically separated pharmacies. Professor Notturno-Strong has a practice site for 3rd and 4th year students at the Dyess AFB pharmacy where she focuses on patient safety, pharmacy benefit management and pharmacy informatics. Her courses include Leadership and Ethics, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Care Systems and Pharmacy Operations. Her passion is medication safety and leadership. Professor Notturno-Strong attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, a Master’s Degree in Business from Central Michigan University, a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy Administration and a Master’s Degree in Health Policy from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (aka Philadelphia College of Pharmacy). She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Leadership Studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.
Disclosure : The presenter has no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this presentation. The speaker has no financial relationships with regard to this presentation to disclose.

Activity Number

0096-0000-17-074-H03-P

Release Date: Dec 1, 2017
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

CE Hours

1.00

Fee

$10.00
   

   

Objectives

  • Explain the pharmacy inspection process and to what extent the board member or representative may engage in pharmacy operations
  • Recognize the most common violations resulting in warnings issued to pharmacies in Texas
  • Identify strategies to mitigate the most frequent violations and ensure compliance with state Law
  • Discuss recent changes to the Texas Pharmacy Act and the implications for pharmacy practice

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Debra Notturno-Strong, MSA picture

Debra Notturno-Strong, MSA
Associate Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


Brief Bio : Debra Notturno-Strong is an Associate Professor in the Pharmacy Practice Management Division of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy, Abilene Campus. Prior to joining the School of Pharmacy, Professor Notturno-Strong served for 23 years in the United States Air Force attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and culminated her career as the Commander, 7th Medical Support Squadron and Deputy Medical Group Commander at Dyess AFB, Texas. During her career she served in a variety of pharmacy leadership positions to include the Director of Pharmacy Operations at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX with responsibility for 11 unique and geographically separated pharmacies. Professor Notturno-Strong has a practice site for 3rd and 4th year students at the Dyess AFB pharmacy where she focuses on patient safety, pharmacy benefit management and pharmacy informatics. Her courses include Leadership and Ethics, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Care Systems and Pharmacy Operations. Her passion is medication safety and leadership. Professor Notturno-Strong attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, a Master’s Degree in Business from Central Michigan University, a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy Administration and a Master’s Degree in Health Policy from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (aka Philadelphia College of Pharmacy). She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Leadership Studies from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.
Disclosure : The presenter has no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this presentation. The speaker has no financial relationships with regard to this presentation to disclose.

Activity Number

0096-0000-17-074-H03-T

Release Date: Dec 1, 2017
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

CE Hours

1.00

Fee

$10.00