Pharmacy Law for Executives & Managers

8 CPE credits

Available Nationwide


What Is the Pharmacy Law for Executives
& Managers Course?

This course is specifically designed for pharmacy executives and managers, especially non-pharmacists interested in expanding their knowledge of risk factors in pharmacy law. This course is beneficial to both proactive executives looking to prevent common pitfalls, and those pharmacies who have been disciplined by the Board of Pharmacy and who are required to demonstrate understanding of pharmacy law. Included in the course are ways in which to prevent the pharmacy and pharmacists from experiencing regulatory action in the future as well as giving executives and managers an overview of the concept of unprofessional conduct and how it factors into discipline.

Dates and Locations

Date Location
January 19, 2018
Irvine - Nossaman LLP - List of hotels that offer a discounted rate - Nossaman Law Office, 18101 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 1800, Irvine CA, 92613

Course Instructors

Jack H. Raber, Pharm.D. is a 1975 graduate of the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, with more than 40 years of both practice and management experience in a variety of clinical settings. He is currently an adjunct instructor at his alma mater where he teaches pharmacy risk assessment and management.

Tom Curtis, JD. is a Partner with the law firm of Nossaman, LLP. Tom Curtis has more than 35 years of experience representing clients in the healthcare sector on a wide range of issues including medical staff peer review proceedings, licensing proceedings, writ proceedings, State and Federal Court civil litigation, and related appellate proceedings.


How Much Does The Program Cost?


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Course fees may be paid by credit card or financing may also be available through PayPal Credit. When choosing PayPal Credit look for the financing offer from PayPal like this one: "No Payments + No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases of $99 or more.

If you have any questions regarding cost, please call us at 904-800-1237 or email us at [email protected]

PLEX Pharmacy Law for Executives & Managers

8 CPE Credits

Each Pharmacy Law course is taught by leaders in their fields of medicine, including psychiatrists, physician experts in physician health and impairment, and attorneys familiar with Pharmacy practice and administrative laws. The faculty for this course are selected by PBI and approved by the California Board of Pharmacy.


Course Objectives

Upon completion of the Pharmacy Law for Executives and Managers course, participants will:

  • Gain knowledge of Pharmacy Law.
  • Comprehend the important statutes and regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy, how and why they were created, and what boards of pharmacy do to enforce them.
  • Identify the unique risk factors that create legal and regulatory issues for pharmacists and pharmacies.
  • Define the concept of unprofessional conduct as it pertains to discipline of pharmacists and pharmacies.
  • Review how and why pharmacists and pharmacies are disciplined.
  • Examine the most important drivers of regulatory actions against pharmacists andpharmacies and how to avoid them.


Course Agenda

Below is a brief course overview that covers the main topics that will be presented during this course.

Participant Introductions


  • Course objectives
  • Trends in enforcement statistics
  • Corporate culture and how it affects discipline
  • Professional challenges facing pharmacies
  • Why pharmacists and pharmacies get disciplined


Overview of the Legal/Regulatory System

  • Divisions of law
  • Taxonomy of pharmacy law
  • Where pharmacists and pharmacies enter the legal/regulatory system
  • Why pharmacists and pharmacies enter the legal/regulatory system
  • How pharmacists and pharmacies can stay out of the legal/regulatory system

The California Board of Pharmacy

  • Purpose
  • Purview of discipline
  • Methods of discipline
    • Citation and fine
    • Enforcement action for unprofessional conduct
  • Basis and extent of discipline
  • Categories of violations
  • Logistics of enforcement actions
    • Stipulated settlements
    • Administrative law hearing
      • Adoption of judges findings
      • Non-adoption of judges findings


Significant Drivers of Enforcement Actions Against Pharmacists - Part 1

  • Lack of oversight of the prescription process
  • Diversion of controlled substances for self or others
  • “Corresponding responsibility” when dispensing controlled substances
  • Remote prescribing schemes


Significant Drivers of Enforcement Actions Against Pharmacists - Part 2

  • Substandard compounding and illegal manufacturing
  • Fraud, waste, and abuse associated with prescription drug benefits
  • Corruption of the supply chain


Why Should I Choose PBI?

PBI has a proven history of helping working professionals move past boundary issues with compassion and understanding.

Best Value For Your Money

We are the most cost-effective boundary program in the US as well as the most accessible: your class will start immedately upon registration. We provide weekend conferences so you have less down-time - many of our programs go from 8am Friday through 5pm Sunday to keep from interrupting your busy schedule.

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Recognized For High Quality

We have been CME accredited since 2003 and we are the only program developed and presented by a consortium of experts from across the United States to protect professionals and their patients, students and customers. PBI was selected by the Federation of State Medical Boards in 2006 to provide training to the medical boards themselves.

Learn From Instructors Who Have Been There

We have a large and diverse faculty and we are the only course in the country with integrated teleconference follow-ups that maximize your value from the course. We are also the only US program founded by a physician in recovery for a boundary violation.


CPE Information

Accreditation Statement

Professional Boundaries, Inc. is an accredited provider of continuing education courses for pharmacy professionals under the requirements of California Accreditation for Pharmacy Education and the California Board of Pharmacy. CAPE PROVIDER #217

Designation Statement

California Accreditation for Pharmacy Education and the California Board of Pharmacy designates these live activities each for a maximum of 8 PRA Category 1 Credits™. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the California Accreditation for Pharmacy Education and the California Board of Pharmacy to ensure balance, independence, objectively and scientific rigor in all CPE activities. Full disclosure of conflicts and conflict resolutions will be made prior to the activity in writing via handout materials, insert, or syllabus.

California Assembly Bill 1195

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and definitions of cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CPE website at