9-May-11 11:00 AM  CST

CPE Announcement: Prevention, Treatment and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Review for Pharmacy Technicians

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

Prevention, Treatment and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Review for Pharmacy Technicians
By Dominic P. Decker, CPhT


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

ACPE UAN: 0384-0000-11-003-H01-T
Release Date: April 25, 2011       Expires: April 25, 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. Define the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States in terms of their transmission modes and clinical presentation;
  2. Recognize types of diagnostic testing used in clinical settings to confirm STD infection; 
  3. List medications used for the treatment of STDs;
  4. Learn about preventative measures that can be taken to slow or stop the spread of STDs;
  5. Identify populations at high-risk for contracting STDs and understand behavioral counseling techniques used in conversation with these patients;
  6. Reinforce the role of the pharmacy technician in the treatment and prevention of STDs.

 

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.


For additional information on this article, please contact:
 
Laura De La Rosa
(832) 426-2675
 
Source: Laura De La Rosa  

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