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Texas State Law Primer and Updates

This activity is for pharmacists and is sponsored by Postgraduate Healthcare Education,LLC (PHE). There has been no commercial support for this activity.


Eli G. Phillips, Jr., PharmD, JD
Director, Pharmacy Compliance
Quality & Regulatory Affairs
Cardinal Health


Eli G. Phillips, Jr., PharmD, JD has no relevant affiliations or financial relationships with a commercial interest to disclose.

The following reviewer, Casey Covrett, PharmD, BCPS states that he has no financial relationship or relationship to products or devices with a commercial interest related to the content of this activity to disclose.

The following reviewer, Jennifer Gibson, PharmD, states that she has no financial relationship or relationship to products or devices with a commercial interest related to the content of this activity to disclose.

Susanne Batesko, RN, BSN, Robin Carrino, as well as the planners, managers, and other individuals, not previously disclosed, who are in a position to control the content of Postgraduate Healthcare Education (PHE) continuing education (CE) activities hereby state that they have no relevant conflicts of interest and no financial relationships or relationships to products or devices during the past 12 months to disclose in relation to this activity. We are committed to providing participants with a quality learning experience and to improve clinical outcomes without promoting the financial interests of a proprietary business



acpePostgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
UAN: 0430-0000-15-026-H03-P

Credits: 1.0 hours (0.10 ceu)
Published: April 30, 2015
Expires: April 30, 2018
Date of Most Recent Review:
March 30, 2017
Type of Activity: Knowledge


Fee Information: $6.97

Estimated time to complete activity: 60 minutes


This accredited activity has been designed for pharmacists


During the period April 30, 2015 through April 30, 2018 participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) view the entire recorded educational activity; and 3) complete the posttest and evaluation form. To answer the questions, click on your selected choice for each answer then proceed to the next question. Once completed, click on Submit Posttest at the bottom of the page. Your credit will automatically uploaded to CPE Monitor.


To review professional pharmacy practice requirements of both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the state of Texas.


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Recognize the purpose and composition of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy;
  2. Understand the continuing education requirement(s) for pharmacy technicians;
  3. Describe the legal requirements for various product substitutions;
  4. Identify the situations that require a pharmacist to provide patient counseling; and
  5. Support pharmacists in preparing prescriptions within legal limits.


Please ensure the computer system you plan to use meets the following minimum requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 98 or higher & Macintosh 2.2 or higher
  • Internet Browser (Mac &/ Windows): Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0.6 or higher, Firefox 3.0.3 or higher & Opera 5 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible
  • Monitor Screen Resolution: 320 x 480 or higher
  • Media Viewing Requirements: Adobe Reader, Microsoft PowerPoint, Flash Player & HTML5

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC. Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without an evaluation of their patients' conditions and current medications, including the identification of possible contraindications regarding the dangers of use and a review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, as well as a comparison with the recommendations of other authorities.

The author, sponsor, and publisher of this continuing education activity have made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all information contained herein is accurate in accordance with the latest available scientific knowledge at the time of acceptance for publication. However, because information regarding drugs (their administration, dosages, contraindications, adverse reactions, interactions, special warnings, precautions, etc.) is subject to constant change, the reader is advised to check the manufacturer's package insert for information concerning recommended dosages and potential problems and cautions prior to dispensing or administering the drug. Special precautions should be taken when a drug is new, or highly toxic, or is unfamiliar to the dispenser or administrant. This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Neither the publisher nor sponsor promotes the use of any agent outside of approved labeling. Statements made in this monograph have not been evaluated by the FDA. Nutritional products discussed are not intended for the diagnosis, treatment, cure, or prevention of any disease.