Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA): Regulation Changes & The Pharmacy Role

Type of Activity: Pharmacy Law (ID) CES #G-22-006-155-03T

Accredited for: 1 hour

Release Date: December 15, 2022

Expiration Date: December 15, 2024

Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy technicians should be able to:

  1. Provide an overview of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act Timeline as it relates to dispensers.
  2. Describe the Goal of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act and how it will protect patients and the US supply chain.
  3. Describe the upcoming 2023 Electronic Drug Distribution Security requirements and the methods a pharmacy may comply with them.

About the Presenters

Josh Potter, Director of Compliance at PRS Pharmacy Services – Pennsylvania 

Instructions to complete this continuing pharmacy technician education (CPE) topic

  1. Click on the PAY TO GET TEST CODE button to have access to the test as you complete the topic.
  2. Click on the WATCH button to view the 1-hour recorded lecture.
  3. Complete the test after viewing the recorded lecture & presentation notes.   Complete and submit the test by using the link received by email after paying for the topic.
  4. Complete the test with a score of 75%. You are allowed 3 opportunities to reach this minimum score.
  5. Completion Certificate will be emailed to you after successful completion of the topic.
  6. NOTE:  NABP CPE Monitor is NOT updated with this CPE.  Use your Completion Certificate to write in CPE when renewing Certification with PTCB, ExCPT or state-specific certifying entity.  Please allow 2 weeks for the Completion Certificate to arrive in your email.
  7. Important:  Review CPE CREDIT INFORMATION.  Determine that your State Board of Pharmacy accepts CES-accredited CPE.