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2020 Homestudy CE: EPA's New Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule: Top Ten Takeaways (Pharmacy Law CE)

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Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Premier, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

Requirements for CE Credit

To obtain CE credit for this activity, participants must watch the entire video of the webinar activity and complete the learning assessment post-test and the program evaluation. You will have two (2) opportunities to successully complete the post-test, and credit will be awarded for a minimum passing grade of 60%. Participants will receive CE credit within 60 days of completing the post-test and evaluation.  All CE credit will be administered through CPE Monitor. NABP e-profile ID and date-of-birth entry are mandatory for each participant.




There are 2 steps to completing this Homestudy CE: 
Step 1:  Watch the entire video recording of the activity.
Step 2:  Click on "Take the Test" to complete the post-test and evaluation.
Please Note: A handout is provided. Please print it out and follow along with the audio recording. The learning assessment questions are also available and included with the handout.


  • Describe the Top Ten Takeaways from the EPA’s new Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals (HWP) Rule and how it will impact current practices at your facility, including reverse distribution
  • Describe the relationship between the new EPA Rule and the DEA’s Drug Disposal Rule of 2014
  • Identify the difference between a hazardous drug described by NIOSH and a hazardous waste pharmaceutical as defined by the EPA
  • Outline compliance efforts between USP <800> and the EPA’s new HWP Rule


Charlotte A. Smith, RPh, MS
Senior Regulatory Advisor, Waste Management

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Release Date: Jan 6, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 5, 2023

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