Flashcards in Ch.2 Law and Ethics of Pharmacy Deck (13):
The mishandling of medication that can lead to contamination and cause injury or illness to the consumer.
Board of Pharmacy
State Board that regulates pharmaceutical practice.
Any substance that is similar to the structures of drugs in schedule I or II, primarily stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens.
Drug Enforcement Administration
Federal agency within the Department of Justice that enforces laws against the misuse of controlled substances.
Food and Drug Administration
Federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that regulates the manufacture and safeguarding of medications.
Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
Federal act for protecting patients' rights.
Drug that requires a prescription for dispensing.
Deceptive or misleading labeling of a product that may lead the consumer to believe that the product will cure an illness.
Medication information sheet provided by the manufacturer that includes side effects, dosage forms, indications, and other important information.
A drug that in moderate doses dulls the senses, relieves pain, and induces profound sleep but in excessive doses causes stupor, coma or convulsions.
Medication that can be purchased without a prescription; non legend medications.
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
National board for the certification of pharmacy technicians.