"K-TRACS for Pharmacies: Good Data In, Good Data Out" is a continuing education opportunity for Kansas pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. This course is required for pharmacist compliance with K.A.R. 68-1-1b, effective July 1, 2023.

The course discusses pharmacy requirements for prescription data submission to K-TRACS and the impact of pharmacy data quality on K-TRACS patient reports. The course covers 2023 revisions to K-TRACS regulations, including:

  • Timeliness of reporting
  • Qualifications for exemptions from reporting
  • Requirements to correct outstanding prescription errors
  • Overview of common data quality issues

The course also highlights appropriate use of confidential patient information in K-TRACS and how patient prescription history can be used in clinical decision-making and as part of effective patient care coordination. An overview of the 2022 update to CDC Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids and statewide naloxone protocol are included, as well as how the K-TRACS Advisory Committee reviews prescription data for patterns of concern.


The course is available for 1 hour of ACPE credit for both pharmacists and technicians. There is no regulatory requirement for technicians to complete the course. The Kansas State Board of Pharmacy has collaborated with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education to award continuing pharmacy education credit for this activity: UAN KS7002-0000-23-001-H03-P and UAN KS7002-0000-23-001-H03-T (1.0 contact hours, knowledge-based activity).

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The Board will report course completion to CPE Monitor within 30 days of individual course completion. Sign up for CPE Monitor to track your continuing education progress. No certificates will be issued for course completion.