Pharmacology / Professionalism

Institute for Nurse Practitioner Excellence


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This program is designated for 1.0 contact hour of NP CE, which includes 1.0 contact hour of pharmacology credit, by the INPE, an AANP Approved Provider(130325).  The course is designed to provide an overview of the legal issues regarding prescribing and measures to avoid malpractice and other actions.  Faculty-Julia Pallentino, MSN, JD, FNP-BC, FAANP.  Valid through 12/31/2017. 


This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.


  • Identify the source of laws regulating prescribing practice
  • Name 3 most commons prescribing practices that result in legal liability
  • Describe safe prescription practices regarding controlled substances
  • Describe the consequences of negligent prescribing