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CPE Announcement: What’s Under Your Skin? An Overview of Dermatological Conditions and Common Over-The-Counter Treatments 



We are pleased to announce an upcoming CPE Activity from NPTA.

What’s Under Your Skin? An Overview of Dermatological Conditions and Common Over-The-Counter Treatments
By Angela Riley-Grimes, RMA, CPhT, MSBC

This KNOWLEDGE-BASED activity is accredited for 2.0 contact hours.

Release Date: February 28, 2011       Expires: February 28, 2014


Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) working in contemporary pharmacy practice settings

Fees: FREE for NPTA Members, $15 for non-members


Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify some of the more common skin disorders.
  2. Define some of the OTC treatments for those disorders.
  3. Determine when a disorder requires a physician’s intervention. 
  4. Compare and contrast similar disorders.
  5. Become more familiar with some prescription products used in conjunction with or in place of OTC products.
  6. Cite examples of drug/drug interactions with regard to OTC product use.


To obtain credit for this activity: Participants must read/study the journal article in its entirety, complete and pass the learning assessment quiz with a score of 70% or higher. Participants whom score 69% or below will be notified and permitted to retake the exam one time at no additional charge.


An “Idea in Practice” feature is provided for participants to enhance their educational experience through active learning and an “Idea in Brief” feature is provided for participants to assess their learning.


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For additional information on this Article article, please contact:

Laura De La Rosa
(832) 426-2675

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