UB to Host Pharmacy Law Review Program

By Mara McGinnis

Release Date: April 29, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy will present a Pharmacy Law Review program for pharmacists in all practice settings from 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on May 18, and from 7 a.m. until noon on May 19 in the Center for Tomorrow on the UB North (Amherst) Campus.

The two-day program, which will cover general, as well as controlled-substance regulations, will be presented by Karl D. Fiebelkorn, clinical assistant professor in the UB Department of Pharmacy Practice.

Continuing education credit is available.

Among the objectives of the program will be to define the current scopes of practice for prescribing professionals in New York State; differentiate the practitioner's role and pharmacist's role in dispensing medications and distributing samples to patient populations; list the information requirements for written and verbal prescriptions and medical orders that contain non-controlled drugs, controlled drugs, syringes and needles; compare and contrast the federal and state requirements concerning patient counseling and patient information materials; identify the public safety laws that affect pharmacy practice, and list the requirements regarding the dispensing of listed chemicals.

Registration fees are $149 for May 18 and $75 for May 19. For more information, call (716) 645-2828 ext. 247.