26-Sep-11 7:00 PM  CST

CPE Activity Announcement: Advanced Areas of Practice of Pharmacy Technicians

Advanced Areas of Practice for Pharmacy Technicians
By Lezlie Cohn-Oswald, CPhT

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

ACPE UAN:  0384-0000-11-014-H04-T


Release Date: October 10, 2011       Expiration Date: October 10, 2014

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

Fees: This activity is included in the registration fee for RxPO 2011.
For individuals who did not register for RxPO 2011, the fee for this activity is $15 for members of NPTA or $25 for non-members.


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

  • list areas of advanced practice for pharmacy technicians;
  • explain opportunities where advanced practice pharmacy technicians may be utilized;
  • describe proposals on how to affect advanced areas of practice for pharmacy technicians at various worksites;
  • define the education and competencies needed for advanced areas of practice for pharmacy technicians

About the Faculty: Lezlie Cohn-Oswald, CPhT
Lezlie has been a pharmacy technician for 28 years and has been an advanced practice clinical pharmacy technician since 1998. She developed and is the Associate Director of the Pharmacy Technician Externship Program at the VASLCHCS. Lezlie serves as the Technician Board Member of her local ASHP affiliate and was a member of the Technician Committee for ASHP from 2007-2010.

Lezlie disclosed having no conflicts of interest for this CPE activity.


To Obtain Credit for this Activity:
For 0384-0000-11-014-H04-T(on demand version)
Participants must view the program 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. Upon passing the learning assessment quiz, participants will receive a statement of credit, available online immediately. An online activity evaluation form will be emailed to each participant.

0384-0000-11-014-L04-T (live version)

Participants must view the program in its entirety, then complete an online evaluation form. Upon completing the evaluation form, instructions will be provided on how to access a statement of credit, available online immediately.

The National Pharmacy Technician Association, Inc. (NPTA) is accredited by
the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of
continuing pharmacy education



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Source: NPTA  

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