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Fall 2013
May 26, 2024
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PHRM 83000 - Introduction To Pharmacy Law And Ethics
Credit Hours: 1.00. Elements of law necessary for full understanding of outside experience in early years. Application of modern ethics principles, including autonomy, veracity, justice, and confidentiality, to practice-related scenarios. Decision making required. Law includes legal categories of drugs, practitioners and their scope of responsibility, basics of prescription validation, exposure to complex rules from board of pharmacy. Topics include: brief history of pharmacy law, basics of dispensing laws and rules, controlled substances, prescription legality, completeness, appropriateness, professional standards/pharmacist, medical specialty and scope of practice, HIPAA- Institutional Rule (Indiana Rule 28.1). Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Pharmacy
Department: Dept of Pharm Practice

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Students will be able to judge prescription for completeness and legality. 2. Students will develop an awareness of the historical need for regulation of drugs, and be able to place drugs in legal categories, e.g. controlled, orphan, OTC, BTC. 3. Students will be able to navigate the complex rules that govern specialty practice in institutions. 4. Students will recognize when a decision is ethical or legal, or if a decision is required at all.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Doctor of Pharmacy-DP

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