Program Topic

“Pharmacy Law Update 2018 / Current Issues in Pharmacy”

October 18th, 2018 (THURSDAY)
6:15 pm Social/Pizza & Soft Drink – 7:00-9:00pm Law Presentation – This will be a 2 hour CE presentation.
North Central State College (Fallerius Center - Gimble Community Room on 2nd Floor #164) – 1760 University Drive – Mansfield, OH 44906 – Parking Available Across from the Center
North Central Ohio Pharmacists Association (NCOPA)


Terri Ghitman, RPh - OARRS Pharmacist Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Prescription Monitoring Program

OARRS Pharmacist - Ohio State Board of Pharmacy

Government Administration industry

July 2012 – Present (2 years 3 months) Columbus, Ohio

• Oversee the Dangerous Drug Database client application process

• Monitor client accounts for inappropriate utilization

• Provide counseling to health care professionals in proper methods of compliance with the drug laws and regulations as related to the dangerous drug database program.

• Write and update policy and procedure manual for the dangerous drug database program as needed

• Analyze prescription data and prepare reports to prescribers and pharmacists who are providing patient treatment

• Develop and implement operational efficiencies and process improvement strategies

• Monitor and uphold accountability with dispensing pharmacies’ compliance in uploading prescription data in a timely manner 

• Make appropriate referrals of potential violations of drug laws to Law Enforcement 

• Assist with development of Ohio-approved Law CE programs

• Assist with approval of employer-based qualified pharmacy technician examinations

. Coorrdinator for in-state providers of continuing education programs for pharmacists

Pharmacist - Apothecare Pharmacy

January 2012 – July 2012 (7 months) Columbus, Ohio

• Participated in all aspects of a dispensing pharmacist

• Assisted in development and implementation of 340-B prescription drug program

• Implemented strategies to improve compliance with pharmacy dispensing rules and regulations

Manager, Mail Order - Pharmacy Script-Wise Pharmacy

March 2003 – January 2012 (8 years 11 months)

Participate in all aspects of a dispensing pharmacist for home delivery services. Maintain all site pharmacy licenses, legal and regulatory requirements for dispensing pharmacy. Create and upload all Prescription Drug Monitoring reports. Since 2008, serving as Mail Order Manager/Pharmacist-in-Charge

Clinical Services Specialist - Caremark Therapeutic Services

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CVS; Pharmaceuticals industry

April 1996 – February 2003 (6 years 11 months)

Operations Consultant responsible for improving end products for the user. Responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations for dispensing prescriptions and coordinating clinical services for growth hormone and other biotechnology therapies for patients serviced at the branch location.

Head Pharmacist - The Kroger Co.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; KR; Retail industry

February 1984 – April 1996 (12 years 3 months)

Head Pharmacist/Zone Coordinator

RSVP Deadline
Monday – October 15, 2018
2-Hour Law Program!!!

In adherence with the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals, attendance at this educational program is limited to healthcare professionals. Accordingly, attendance by guests or spouses is not appropriate. Your support of these ethical guidelines will help to ensure a high quality, learning environment for all participating Healthcare Professionals. Thank You.