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Dispensing in Catastrophic Situations and National/State Emergencies

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Date Published

March 10, 2021


American Society for Pharmacy Law


Dispensing, Dispensing Medicine, Emergency Regulations, Pharmacy Law


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The presentation will focus on pharmacy operation during the times of natural and man-made disasters, local/state/national emergencies, and other catastrophic situations. The speakers will present information on (1) state and federal waivers of certain regulatory compliance, such as prior authorization requirements, prescription refill limits, cost sharing obligations, ratios, etc.; (2) potential issues with PBM audits based on emergency medication dispensing; (3) opportunities for pharmacies to better serve patients (hand-sanitizer compounding, pharmacists prescribing authorities, community involvement, etc.); and (4) anti-fraud enforcement during coronavirus. In addition, the speakers will provide overview and analysis of immunity under the law for the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of COVID-19,  including pharmacist-administered vaccines. The attendees will receive a copy of a template of "Disaster and Contingency Plan" policy and procedure. 

ACPE Continuing Education Credits Participants may earn up to 1 contact hour (0.1 continuing education units) of Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit. Sessions approved for CPE credit are listed with an ACPE universal activity number and number of continuing education units. Verification of participation will be reported to the CPE tracking service, CPE Monitor, within 4 weeks after the program by Campbell University, and will then be accessible to participants at You will need to include your NABP e-profile ID on the registration page so that it may be reported to CPE Monitor. If you have not yet obtained your NABP e-Profile ID, you may do so by visiting, creating an e-Profile, and registering for CPE Monitor. Be sure to register for CPE Monitor to ensure that your e-Profile ID is fully activated. The ACPE accreditation number is TBD. Approved for 1-hour ACPE credit.

Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. CPE now requires that all pharmacy continuing education (CE) credits must be processed and claimed no later than 60 days from the date of the live activity.

Continuing Legal Education Credits If you intend to apply for continuing legal education credits, please be sure to indicate the state (or states) in which you are licensed and the corresponding license number(s) on the registration form. Quarles & Brady, LLP will process the CLE credits for the webinar. Continuing Legal Education credit will be applied for based on the attendee list provided by SeminarWeb.

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Natalia Mazina

Natalia is a founder of Mazina Law and offers extensive experience to pharmacists in the areas of Government... Read More

Marina Plotkin
Partner - Harris Beach PLLC

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Dispensing in Catastrophic Situations and National/State Emergencies - Video
Dispensing in Catastrophic Situations and National/State Emergencies - Slide Handout
Disaster and Contingency Plan Template - Paper
Home Study ACPE Credit Instructions - Paper
CLE Instructions - Paper
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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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