64B16-26.6012. Guidelines for Board Ordered Disciplinary Continuing Education Courses

Effective on Tuesday, July 21, 2009
  • 1Any continuing education course being taken as part of a disciplinary order, unless otherwise ordered by the Board, may be conducted by any method, including live, correspondence, or distant education.

    31(1) Laws and Rules courses shall be at least twelve (12) hours in length. The program shall include review and analysis of the laws regulating the profession of pharmacy in the State of Florida with discussion of recent changes to Florida 72S73tatutes 74and 75Board of Pharmacy rules. The remainder of the continuing education program shall be derived from the following areas:

    93(a) Federal laws related to:

    981. Handling, management, and dispensing of controlled substances;

    1062. Protected patient information; and

    1113. Medicare.

    113(b) Chapters 456, 499 and 893, 119F.S;

    120(c) Florida Medicaid program;

    124(d) Nursing home and Assisted Living Facility regulations;

    132(e) Prescriber laws and regulations;

    137(f) Pharmacy ethics;

    140(g) The Joint Commission (TJC) standards;

    146(h) Food and Drug Administration policies and procedures;

    154(i) Implementation of disaster and emergency preparedness plans by Florida pharmacists and pharmacy services providers; 169and

    170(j) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) guidelines and requirements for pharmacy employers.

    192(2) Quality Related Event (QRE) courses shall be at least eight (8) hours in length.

    207(a) Course material shall include:

    2121. Pharmacy error detection;

    2162. Pharmacy error prevention; and

    2213. Case studies of pharmacists who have made dosing calculation, checking/interpreting prescriptions, or dispensing errors.

    236(b) Course material shall include the following specific subject areas:

    2461. Common error types and causes;

    2522. Root cause analysis;

    2563. Process mapping and management;

    2614. System analysis;

    2645. Failure mode and effects analysis;

    2706. Human factors, cognitive and personality impacts;

    2777. Practice management and effective delegation tools;

    2848. Stress management;

    2879. Effective communication;

    29010. Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) rules;

    29611. CQI implementation tools;

    30012. Individual self assessment, planning, and goal setting. The individual self assessment shall include a requirement that the pharmacist prepare a written report, in essay form, summarizing the impact of the course, what the pharmacist learned, and the changes that the pharmacist will implement in practice as a result of the course.

    352Rulemaking Authority 354456.072(2) 355465.005, 356465.016(4) FS. 358Law Implemented 360456.072(2), 361465.016(4) FS. 363History364365New 3667-21-09367.

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