Today’s pharmacist is faced with legal, ethical, and moral concerns in making the transition from traditional pharmacy practice to an expanded role in clinical pharmacy and patient drug management services. Pharmacy Law Desk Reference is a primer on the legal aspects of pharmaceutical practice, providing background on foundational legal concepts, and guidance on the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), and the Federal Trade Commission. This unique book examines the major topics that impact pharmaceutical care, including professional liability insurance; the need for supportive personnel in pharmacy practice; patent law, trademarks, and copyrights; law and ethics; business law; HIPAA privacy in the pharmacy; electronic prescribing; and medication error reporting. Handy tables, figures, and exhibits make complex information easy to access and understand.
The better pharmacists understand the regulatory and legislative framework that shapes their practice, the better they will be able to carry out their responsibilities to patients. Pharmacy Law Desk Reference offers a broad scope on established legal subjects, the current direction of the profession, and important contemporary topics that affect the clinical role of the practicing pharmacist. Each chapter is authored by a nationally recognized authority on one or more aspect of pharmacy law and many of the contributors are active in the American Society of Pharmacy Law.
Topics addressed in Pharmacy Law Desk Reference include:
collaborative drug therapy management
trade secrets and trade secret protection
the threat of civil and criminal liability
the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
consumer protection laws
Medicaid and Medicare
controlled substance registration and prescription orders
forged prescription orders
and many morePharmacy Law Desk Reference is a comprehensive resource on the professional, legal, and contemporary issues in pharmacy practice. It is a primary reference guidebook for pharmacy practitioners, leaders of state and national pharmacists associations, members of state boards of pharmacy, educators and students, and an essential addition to all pharmacy libraries.
"This is a wonderful resource for current and future nurse practitioners. The information is valuable and timely. This is an essential addition to resource libraries for nurse practitioners."Score: 100, 5 stars
This book serves as an authoritative reference designed for nurse practitioners (NPs), masters and doctoral level students, and administrators interested in developing and managing high-quality, cost-effective, and patient-accessible healthcare in NP settings. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Essentials are described in detail, and implications of the practice doctorate are integrated into this comprehensive text designed assist the reader in learning the principles of business management.
The authors delineate the scope and role of the NP, the changing vision of healthcare delivery and its impact on NPs, and an analysis of the impact of statutes and legislation on NP-run practices. The book also provides a review of entrepreneurial models of NP delivery settings.
Provides templates of policies, procedures, and documents that readers can adapt for their own settings regarding referral, release of healthcare information, and mission statementsDiscusses all aspects of running a clinic, such as on-call scheduling, job descriptions, staff evaluation, managing patient records, collaborative practice agreements, business plans, and sample budgetsOffers important information about patient safety, evidence-based practice, working with business consultants to develop a practice, financial management of a practice, explanations of the roles of the director/owner and other providers
Are you establishing a solo or collaborative health care practice? This concise reference book is designed to provide the basic business and management skills you need. It is packed with practical information, from writing your mission statement to preparing and implementing a business plan, to marketing and legal considerations. Three sample business plans are included as an appendix.
The increasing demands of today's fast-paced healthcare environment require a new level of prescriber expertise. Knowledge about medication characteristics and effectiveness must be accompanied by an understanding of the context and process of prescribing. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber provides practicing APRNs and students with the information necessary to make fully informed, rational and ethical decisions as prescribers.
This book opens with an overview of the role of the APRN prescriber and moves on to discussing practical issues such as managing difficult patient situations, special considerations when prescribing controlled substances, the influence of pharmaceutical marketing, state regulation, and legal aspects of prescribing. The book also examines barriers to prescribing, and the concluding chapter underscores key information to build cultural competence when prescribing.
An evidence-based resource for all APRNs and APRN students, The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber provides a comprehensive and practical resource essential for APRNs in all advanced practice roles.
The fifth edition reflects the expanding roles of the DNP and CNL and provides more detail on the transition of APRN master’s and doctoral students–particularly NPs, CNSs, CNMs, and CRNAs–into practice. It discusses the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on health care delivery and emphasizes the APRN role in influencing health policy. New chapters address global health and differentiated roles for the APRN and APRN leadership in interprofessional teams. The text provides new information on practice issues such as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities, along with updated web resources. Additionally, the fifth edition includes an enhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certification and expanded coverage of professional issues and research-based practice (including quantitative and qualitative methodologies). The book continues to provide essential information on advanced clinical decision making, reimbursement, ethical issues, technology, and employment strategies for the APRN.
New to the Fifth Edition:A chapter on global health and differentiated roles for APRNsA chapter on APRN leadership in interprofessional teamsCurrent information on practice issues including credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilitiesUpdated web resourcesEnhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certificationAdded content about DNP and CNL roles and leadership functionsExpanded coverage of professional issues and evidence-based practiceInformation on influencing health policyContent on integrating informatics in practiceOnline teaching tools that include PowerPoint slides and an instructor’s manual
Complete coverage of 20 states, plus federal regulations!
Pharmacy Law is the perfect way to prepare for the MPJE Exam. It delivers a rigorous review of pharmacy-related statutes, rules, and regulations that impact pharmacy practice in twenty states as well as a summary of federal regulations that pertain to pharmacy law. Federal coverage includes summaries of must-know legislation such as the Federal Controlled Substances Act, the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetics Act, and other relevant federal guidelines. State-specific chapters discuss important topics such as renewal of pharmacists’ licenses, qualifications, prescription transfers, inventory requirements, record-keeping, and prescriptive authority. Each chapter concludes with practice scenarios and questions with appropriate explanations.
The Review You Need to Excel in These States:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas & Wisconsin.
Watch for future supplements with additional states.