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The Legal Sufficiency of Documentation

Program Type



1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Friday, January 25, 2019

Offline Date:

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

ACPE Expiration Date

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician



  • Overview

    Health professionals often wonder how much documentation is enough documentation, following the resolution of concerns with patient care. When and where to document are equally challenging issues for health professionals. This program discusses the legal requirements for documenting an event in patient care.


    Slide Document:   18094H03_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   18094H03_2pp.pdf

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    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Review the elements of a sufficient health care practice note.
    Employ strategies to meet legal requirements for documentation of patient care activities.
    Integrate legally sufficient documentation into standard professional practice.


    Describe the process of pharmacy documentation.
    Write a legally sufficient note following resolution of concerns with a patient's drug therapy.
    Develop a system for the creation of documentation that meets legal requirements in patient care.

    Pharmacy Technician

    Discuss how documentation can be created in a pharmacy practice.
    Locate documentation of patient care activities.
    Describe legal requirements for documentation of pharmacy activities in patient care.

  • Activity Type


    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-18-094-H03-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-094-H03-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-094-H03-T

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