THE Pharmacy Law Test Prep Center

$7.1M Mass. Infant Drug Error Case Award Stokes Fears Of Pharmacist Vulnerability, Preparedness For Lawsuits

A March 2002 $7.1 million judgment against two Massachusetts hospital pharmacists and a pharmacy technician, but not the hospital itself, in an infant medication error court case raises concerns among those in the field about their vulnerability and lack of preparedness for such future patient lawsuits. In the mid-1980s, states passed tort reform laws that […]

A Pharmacist’s Analysis of S.B. 493

Note: This article was originally posted on PharmPsych.COM. Click here to view it.  The advent of October brings fond memories of the Autumn season. People look forward to that time of pumpkin spice lattes, apple cider, harvest season, hayrides, Halloween exhibits, brisk morning jogs, the beauty of Fall foliage, and other sensual delights. Last year, […]

From SB 1180 To ABC-MAP Act: The Antietam Of Pennsylvania’s War On Drugs

Note: This article was  originally posted on PharmPsych.COM. Click here to read it Mr. Wasserman, my AP Calculus teacher instructed me that “History isn’t about facts and dates and people and stuff… it’s about feelings and emotions. Like how did the pilgrims feel when they landed on Plymouth Rock?” Okay… I really don’t despise history; […]

Benefits of Multiple Pharmacy Licenses

The benefits of multiple state licenses in pharmacy far outweigh the cost. Granted, studying for and obtaining licensure in different states means doling out expensive fees for each state and spending more to cover continuing education (CE) credits in the course of a career. However, starting out, a pharmacist can expect to gain more experience […]

Multi-Licensure in Pharmacy is NOT Optional

Possessing multiple state licenses in pharmacy is no longer a privilege. It is a necessity. While no known research has established the percentage of pharmacists licensed in multiple states, a growing number seek to obtain licensure in different states. Why? Namely, college students select the specialty of pharmacy they wish to practice long before graduation, […]