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2022 Homestudy CE: CMS Conditions of Participation: Integration into Accreditation Standards (Pharmacy Law CE)

For the best possible experience in completing this homestudy and watching the required video recording, we recommend always using the most current software that is available for your operating system.



CE Hours


CE Units


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





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.


  • State the source of the pharmacy requirements that a hospital must comply with to be certified by Medicare
  • Identify the reasons a hospital may have a Medicare survey
  • Explain “deemed status”
  • Cite how best practices are listed in Conditions of Participation and accreditation organization documents
  • Discuss how to prepare your pharmacy for compliance with the most-cited elements found on surveys


Patricia C. Kienle, RPh, MPA, FASHP picture

Patricia C. Kienle, RPh, MPA, FASHP
Director, Accreditation and Medication Safety, Cardinal Health Pharmacy Solutions

Activity Number


Release Date: Jul 1, 2022
Credit Expiration Date: Jul 1, 2025

CE Hours