The Legal and Ethical Challenges Created by the National Drug Shortage and Generic Price Gouging

October 17, 2019

The presenter will provide details on the generic drug price increases and how to effectively manage shortages as well as price gouging. The ethical and legal challenges of this problem will be addressed.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Discuss the causes of the national drug shortage crisis and its scope
  2. Explain the clinical and economic impact of drug shortages
  3. Discuss the issue of price gouging, gray market, and its legal and ethical implications

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Discuss the causes of the national drug shortage crisis and its scope

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/17/2019
Course expires: 
12/02/2019
Event starts: 
10/17/2019 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
10/17/2019 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via Webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and speakers have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Senior Clinical Manager
Vizient
 
Jackie Stokes, BA
Pharmacy Program Manager
Vizient
 
Course reviewer
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Senior Clinical Manager
Vizient
 
Speaker
Anthony J. Cifaldi, RPh, Esq
Shareholder and Co-Team Leader
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, PA
Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-197-L03-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-19-197-L03-T
 
CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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