Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice

  • Filename: australian-pharmacy-law-and-practice.
  • ISBN: 9780729579162
  • Release Date: 2009-01-11
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: John S. Low
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Australian Pharmacy Law & Practice addresses the current issues surrounding pharmacy law and regulation in Australia. As the Federal Government moves to implement a national registration and accreditation scheme for pharmacists, the pharmacy workforce is set to become more mobile as a result. There has been no greater time than now for practising pharmacists and students to understand the implications of current legislation and legal provisions underpinning their area of practice. This text provides a comprehensive analysis and discussion of the legislation and practice standards which are relevant to the practice of pharmacy. As well as covering specific pieces of legislation relating to the regulation of pharmacy practice and drug control, Australian Pharmacy Law & Practice includes important sections on legal concepts and the Australian constitution; the evolution of pharmacy practice and ethics; privacy legislation; occupational health and safety; and professional conduct including matters regarding investigation, discipline, and legal proceedings. Australian Pharmacy Law & Practice is the first text of its kind to address pharmacy practice in all its facets in the unique context of the Australian legal framework. It will be a valuable resource to students and overseas trained pharmacists seeking registration in Australia, as well as to qualified practitioners who seek to better understand the laws and standards that govern the profession. Unique to the Australian marketplace – presently there is no publication dealing specifically with pharmacy law and ethics in this country Each chapter includes – learning objectives, review questions and activities, and further readings The inclusion of quotation from case law – provides an opportunity for readers to learn from history.

Pharmacy Law and Practice

  • Filename: pharmacy-law-and-practice.
  • ISBN: 9780080479965
  • Release Date: 2006-09-14
  • Number of pages: 390
  • Author: Jon Merrills
  • Publisher: Elsevier

Suitable for both students and practicing pharmacists, the latest edition of this classic textbook provides comprehensive coverage of an essential component of the U.K. pharmacy curriculum: pharmacy law and ethics. Completely rewritten since the last edition to reflect the rapid pace at which this field moves, it offers a clear, readable and non-technical guide on balancing the needs of patients with the letter of the law. It explains what happens and why in a reader-friendly format, taking a problem solving approach, and even provides an introduction to pharmacy issues for solicitors and legal personnel. Any pharmacist, student, or regulatory authority will find it appropriate for either a serious study or for answering questions which occur in practice. * Adopts a unique approach discussing topics thematically rather than statute based * Unlike competitor's, the style of the book is clear, accurate and succinct, avoiding long complex sentences which are so common in legal textbooks. The law is logically presented, even when it is complex or difficult, reasons for existence of law are discussed, and lack of clarity in the law is indicated where necessary. * Includes the new and updated NHS pharmacy contract and discusses changes in many areas of relevant law * Updated chapters on employment law, human rights, informed consent, confidentiality, and changes in the NHS structure * Applicable for day-to-day use by community pharmacists and pharmacy students

Australian Pharmacy Law and Practice

  • Filename: australian-pharmacy-law-and-practice.
  • ISBN: 9780729539166
  • Release Date: 2009-11-01
  • Number of pages: 226
  • Author: John Low
  • Publisher: Elsevier Australia

Addresses the current issues surrounding pharmacy law and regulation in Australia. Provides a comprehensive analysis and discussion of the legislation and practice standards relevant to the practice of pharmacy. Low, University of Queensland; Forrester, Bond University; Hattingh, Griffith University.

Pharmacy Law and Practice

  • Filename: pharmacy-law-and-practice.
  • ISBN: 9780123946188
  • Release Date: 2013-04-19
  • Number of pages: 570
  • Author: Jon Merrills
  • Publisher: Academic Press

The fifth edition of Pharmacy Law and Practice provides a straightforward and useable guide for students, practitioners, academics and others interested in pharmacy law and practice in the United Kingdom. This multi-dimensional book includes discussions of socio-political influences on legal developments to provide greater insight to the reader. It clearly sets out the background to regulatory issues together with simple and practical statements of what a pharmacist has to do to obey the law. As in previous editions, this book discusses topics thematically rather than by statute. It is a unique and reader-friendly guide that boils down the complex or difficult language of the law, describes the reasons behind it, and illustrates the application to pharmacy practice. Thoroughly updated to reflect regulatory and legal developments in areas including employment law, online transactions and internet pharmacies, non-medical prescribing and more Takes an intuitive, problem-solving approach and discusses topics thematically rather than by statute to show how all of the larger pieces fit together The electronic version of this book contains valuable links to provide readers with the most current information in a rapidly changing subject area

Pharmacy Practice and the Law

  • Filename: pharmacy-practice-and-the-law.
  • ISBN: 9781284111323
  • Release Date: 2015-12-03
  • Number of pages: 500
  • Author: Richard R. Abood
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

The best-selling Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Eighth Edition reviews federal law and policy as it applies to and affects the pharmacist's practice.

Dale and Appelbe s Pharmacy Law and Ethics

  • Filename: dale-and-appelbe-s-pharmacy-law-and-ethics.
  • ISBN: 0853696047
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 593
  • Author: Gordon E. Appelbe
  • Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

This comprehensive text, written by internationally recognised experts in the field, covers the pharmacy undergraduate and pre-registration syllabuses in Great Britain. It will be indispensable to both pharmacy and pre-registration students in their studies, as well as to pharmacists and legislators in Great Britain and worldwide who require knowledge of contemporary British Law relating to medicines and poisons and of development of professional ethics in British pharmacy.

Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians

  • Filename: law-and-ethics-for-pharmacy-technicians.
  • ISBN: 9781285827322
  • Release Date: 2013-07-14
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Jahangir Moini
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2nd Edition explores the legal and ethical landscape surrounding pharmacy technician careers today. Interactive and thought-provoking, the text uses case studies to draw you into real-life legal and ethical dilemmas, which enhances critical thinking and broadens your perspectives. Beginning with an overview of liability as it applies to pharmacy technicians, chapters progress through state and federal regulations, ethics in pharmacy practice, HIPAA, workplace safety, and other key topics recommended by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). Engaging features also include end-of-chapter questions, highlighted state regulations, a glossary, and eight in-depth appendices on important topics ranging from Medication Errors to State Boards. More than a text, LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2nd Edition is an essential reference that helps you thrive in your ever-expanding pharmacy technician role and at any stage of your career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practice

  • Filename: law-and-ethics-in-pharmacy-practice.
  • ISBN: 0853698856
  • Release Date: 2010-01-01
  • Number of pages: 162
  • Author: Ruth Rodgers
  • Publisher:

Pharmacy law and ethics, along with the knowledge of drugs and their uses, forms the foundation upon which professional pharmacy practice is built. This FASTtrack book aims to cover key legislation affecting pharmacy and the pharmacist practitioner, including how laws are made, how they come into effect and are enforced


  • Filename: remington.
  • ISBN: 0781746736
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 2393
  • Author: David B. Troy
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

For over 100 years, Remington has been the definitive textbook and reference on the science and practice of pharmacy. This Twenty-First Edition keeps pace with recent changes in the pharmacy curriculum and professional pharmacy practice. More than 95 new contributors and 5 new section editors provide fresh perspectives on the field. New chapters include pharmacogenomics, application of ethical principles to practice dilemmas, technology and automation, professional communication, medication errors, re-engineering pharmacy practice, management of special risk medicines, specialization in pharmacy practice, disease state management, emergency patient care, and wound care. Purchasers of this textbook are entitled to a new, fully indexed Bonus CD-ROM, affording instant access to the full content of Remington in a convenient and portable format.

Guide to Federal Pharmacy Law

  • Filename: guide-to-federal-pharmacy-law.
  • ISBN: 9780967633244
  • Release Date: 2006-01-01
  • Number of pages: 340
  • Author: Barry S. Reiss
  • Publisher: Apothecary Press

This best seller is a comprehensive, easy-to-study guide to current federal pharmacy law that helps you review the newest federal statutes and regulations, including Medicare Part D, the Controlled Substance Ordering System (CSOS), new rules for prescribing and dispensing drugs that have restricted distribution systems, the Methamphetamine Anti-proliferation Act (MAPA), HIPAA regulations, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), and much more. Designed to assist candidates in preparing for pharmacy law examinations in all states. Also includes over 300 practice federal law questions and answers.

Pharmacy Law Desk Reference

  • Filename: pharmacy-law-desk-reference.
  • ISBN: 9781136406232
  • Release Date: 2012-10-12
  • Number of pages: 582
  • Author: Albert I Wertheimer
  • Publisher: Routledge

Your primary source for information on the legal issues of pharmaceutical practice, care, and activity Today’s pharmacist is faced with legal, ethical, and moral concerns in making the transition from traditional pharmacy practice to an expanded role in clinical pharmacy and patient drug management services. Pharmacy Law Desk Reference is a primer on the legal aspects of pharmaceutical practice, providing background on foundational legal concepts, and guidance on the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), and the Federal Trade Commission. This unique book examines the major topics that impact pharmaceutical care, including professional liability insurance; the need for supportive personnel in pharmacy practice; patent law, trademarks, and copyrights; law and ethics; business law; HIPAA privacy in the pharmacy; electronic prescribing; and medication error reporting. Handy tables, figures, and exhibits make complex information easy to access and understand. The better pharmacists understand the regulatory and legislative framework that shapes their practice, the better they will be able to carry out their responsibilities to patients. Pharmacy Law Desk Reference offers a broad scope on established legal subjects, the current direction of the profession, and important contemporary topics that affect the clinical role of the practicing pharmacist. Each chapter is authored by a nationally recognized authority on one or more aspect of pharmacy law and many of the contributors are active in the American Society of Pharmacy Law. Topics addressed in Pharmacy Law Desk Reference include: telepharmacy collaborative drug therapy management trade secrets and trade secret protection anti-competitive practices the threat of civil and criminal liability the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) FDA inspections consumer protection laws credentialing pharmacy compounding accreditation employment contracts Medicaid and Medicare controlled substance registration and prescription orders forged prescription orders and many more Pharmacy Law Desk Reference is a comprehensive resource on the professional, legal, and contemporary issues in pharmacy practice. It is a primary reference guidebook for pharmacy practitioners, leaders of state and national pharmacists associations, members of state boards of pharmacy, educators and students, and an essential addition to all pharmacy libraries.

Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians Third Edition

  • Filename: essentials-of-law-and-ethics-for-pharmacy-technicians-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781439853160
  • Release Date: 2016-04-19
  • Number of pages: 186
  • Author: Kenneth M. Strandberg
  • Publisher: CRC Press

As the practice of modern medicine becomes more and more pharmacology dependent, the role of pharmacy technicians is becoming more complex. This is true in terms of the medications they are required to deliver, as well as the legal responsibilities and ethical considerations that come with administering those medicines. Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians, now in its Third Edition, is designed specifically to provide technicians with the legal and ethical information they need to perform their jobs with absolute confidence. It covers all U.S. federal laws regarding pharmacy practice as well as other laws and regulations and their applicability to pharmacy technicians. It also addresses current issues such as herbal medications, privacy laws and rules, and drug pedigree. A unique section on ethics offers extensive discussion points and cases. Appendices provide extensive information on practice regulation in all states. Fully revised to address the latest procedural, ethical, and technological developments in this rapidly changing field, this third edition of a bestseller has been edited for clarity and provides a wealth of new material, including a new appendix on the legal status of electronic transmission of prescriptions. It covers the latest in state and federal regulations pertaining to the administration of new medications, including birth control and the morning-after pill, as well as new regulations on over-the-counter label claims. An essential resource for students and practicing technicians, this reference brings together the information that pharmacy technicians need to practice in a manner that is both legal and ethical. What’s New in this Edition: Updated information on over-the-counter label claims Updated sections on drug samples and the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 New sections on drug pedigrees and United States Pharmacopoeia Chapter 797 Expanded discussion of state rules and ethics regarding dispensing the morning-after pill and birth control medications New appendix on the legal status of electronic transmission of prescriptions Pedagogical Features: Offers end-of-chapter discussion questions and examples Contains a chapter on ethics with discussion points and cases Presents information in an easy-to-read format Comes with a CD-ROM containing PowerPoint slides for classroom use

Canadian Pharmacy Exams Pharmacist Evaluating Exam Practice Volume 1

  • Filename: canadian-pharmacy-exams-pharmacist-evaluating-exam-practice-volume-1.
  • ISBN: 9780986825101
  • Release Date: 2011-02-01
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Fatima S. Marankan
  • Publisher: Canadian Pharmacy Exams

Canadian Pharmacy Exams - Pharmacist Evaluating Exam Practice is designed as a self-study tool to help the student seeking pharmacy licensure in Canada test his/her exam readiness, identify areas of strength and weakness to optimize learning. The book is divided according to four key areas listed below and contains over 600 exam-type questions and answers developed to meet the Evaluating Exam learning objectives. The number of practice questions in each section reflects its relevance (weight) as per the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC(r)): 25% Biomedical Sciences, 35% Pharmaceutical Sciences, 30% Pharmacy Practice and 10% Behavioural, Social and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences. All Canadian content including pharmacy practice laws and regulations. Finally, answers are supplemented by numerous comments and explanations to ensure further understanding and learning of new concepts. Learn more about future publications at www.cpeprep.c

Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians

  • Filename: essentials-of-law-and-ethics-for-pharmacy-technicians.
  • ISBN: 1587161311
  • Release Date: 2002-08-28
  • Number of pages: 196
  • Author: Kenneth M. Strandberg
  • Publisher: CRC Press

As a pharmacy technician you are expected to have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice and be skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, and dispense medications. However, you must also have a working understanding of the laws and regulations that govern the dispensing of medications. While there are excellent books covering pharmacy laws, regulations, and ethics, most are aimed at the university-level pharmacy student. There is no text written specifically for the pharmacy technician. Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians fills that niche. It presents the exact amount of information required at a level that is appropriate to a technician's practice and role. This book discusses the many laws and regulations that pharmacy technicians must understand in order to practice in a legal and ethical manner. It presents an overview of the U.S. legal system, reviews the development of current laws and describes in detail the major laws affecting present-day pharmacy practice. Rather than searching through portions of several books, you can now find coverage of all the important legal topics in one source. Written and organized in a concise manner, Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians addresses the drug dispensing regulations and ethical issues technicians will encounter in their daily practice.

Washington Pharmacy Law

  • Filename: washington-pharmacy-law.
  • ISBN: 0692412743
  • Release Date: 2015-04-01
  • Number of pages: 406
  • Author: William E. Fassett
  • Publisher:

This book, newly revised for 2015, provides pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and owners or managers of pharmacies with the information they need to know about the law that affects the practice of pharmacy in the State of Washington. Readers will use it not only to prepare for licensure, but to help assure that as licensees of the Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission they will enjoy long and successful careers without unnecessary legal entanglements. Others who have found this book useful are attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers, and regulators whose professional responsibilities encompass pharmacy practice or pharmaceuticals in Washington State. Each of the chapters covers a particular topic area, and combines in one place the related state and federal law and regulations, as well as decisions by state and federal courts that are not readily found in normal state pharmacy law sources. References to other hard to locate material include Commission policies, meeting minutes, and guidelines published by other agencies, commissions, or boards. For those who are using the book as a textbook, each chapter includes a list of ACPE Guidelines and MPJE Competencies that are covered therein. Chapter 1 - Introduction to the law, courts, and laws, and the structure of state and federal government. Chapter 2 - How to become a pharmacist, intern, pharmacy technician, or pharmacy assistant. Chapter 3 - How to establish, operate, or close a practice site or pharmacy business. Chapter 4 - How to legally and safely provide drugs and devices to patients. Chapter - How to deal with controlled substances and the DEA. Chapter 6 - How to obtain and use patient information to improve patient care, and when and when not to disclose protected health information. Chapter 7 - How to avoid discipline, civil lawsuits, and how to deal with employer-employee relationships and conflicts. Chapter 8 - How to avoid legal difficulties when dealing with Medicaid, Medicare, and 3rd party payers.

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