One hour of Ethics and Jurisprudence is required for licensure for anyone who is renewing their license this year. The new Pharmacy General rules that went into effect in December 2020 state “(i) An applicant for license renewal shall complete at least 1 hour of the 30 required hours of continuing education in pharmacy ethics and jurisprudence”. This applies to renewals after Dec. 30, 2020.

Target Audience

This continuing education activity is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Upon completion, participants will receive continuing education credit in their CPE Monitor record where they can also access a statement of credit.

This program meets pharmacy law educational requirements for pharmacy technicians and ethics and jurisprudence educational requirements for pharmacists.


This home study is available to MPA Pharmacist Members for $35 and $70 for pharmacist nonmembers. Click the button below to access the recorded video. After clicking on the purchase link, you will be directed to complete the required evaluation.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this training, pharmacists will be able to:

  1. Discuss changes to Michigan Administrative Rules effecting pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies
  2. Discuss ways to resolve potential ethical conflicts
  3. Discuss the likelihood of a pharmacist or technician being named as a defendant in a malpractice lawsuit given new case law

Knowledge-type Activity


Kim K. Sveska, MS, JD, princial and lawyer, Foley, Baron, Metzger, Juip, PLCC, Livonia, Mich.

Continuing Education Credit

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

Universal Activity #0112-0000-21-121-L03-P & 0112-0000-21-121-L03-T; 1.0 contact hour; Initial Release Date: 2/27/21; Expiration Date: 2/27/24

Disclosure Statement

Sveska has indicated that he doesnot have any conflicts of interest, nor does he  have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.

Hardware Requirements

To adequately view continuing education articles, please visit the Adobe website for the latest technical specifications for your version of Adobe Reader.

Software Requirements

To adequately view continuing education articles, you must have Adobe Reader 6.0+. To download the latest version based on your operating system, please visit the Adobe website.

Internet Requirements

To adequately view video presentations, you must have at least a Broadband Internet connection with 500+ Kbps.

Contact Information

For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA.