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• Drug Counterfeiting, Diversion and Drug Importation • Shepherd


This video provides an overview of illegal prescription drugs, drug counterfeiting, diversion, and drug importation of counterfeit or diverted drugs into the United States.  Participants will understand process used by counterfeiters and diverters, and will have tools to help them identify counterfeit and diverted products.  
 
 
 
The activity examines: 
  • The vulnerability points of the Drug Distribution System
  • Legality of drug importation
  • Relationship between drug diversion, counterfeit drugs and imporation
  • Common elements found in counterfeit drugs
  • Definitions and examples of overt, covert, and forensic package markings
  • Track and Trace Techniques-serialization
  • Safe guard mechanisims such as the Counterfeit Alert Network
  • Strategies pharmacists can use to protect against counterfeit and diverted medications

Fee

$20.00

CE Hours

2.00

CE Units

0.200

Activity Type

  • Application

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

Requirements for CE Credit

 
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.20 CEUs (2.00 contact hours) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 2.0 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must watch the video in its entirety, complete the online post-test, and complete the online evaluation.

 

 

 

Objectives

  • Discuss vulnerability points of the drug distribution system
  • Describe the relationship between drug diversion, counterfeit drugs, and importation.
  • Describe common elements found in counterfeit drugs.
  • Identify overt, covert, and forensic package markings.
  • Discuss strategies pharmacists can use to protect against counterfeit medications.

Activity Number

0067-0000-14-080-H04-P/T

Release Date: Jan 14, 2014
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 10, 2017

CE Hours

2.00

Fee

$20.00