ACPE Universal Activity Numbers 0201-9999-19-060-H04 P/T
Ethics in pharmacy is priority for those that work in any area of pharmacy practice. Pharmacy personnel should have a basic understanding of the ethical principles that are recognized by pharmacy leadership. By engaging in conversations about ethics and being familiar with historical examples in pharmacy where ethics were breached, pharmacy personnel can work to prevent future ethical tragedies.
After completing this activity, the pharmacist, pharmacy technician, and student pharmacist/intern will be able to:
- List the main recognized principles of pharmacy ethics.
- Share historical examples in which ethical decisions changed pharmacy practice acts.
- Explain reasons for conversations about ethics among pharmacy practitioners.
- Correctly identify the ethical principles involved in a given scenario.