Xerostomia: Causes and Treatment Strategies
Date: 3/25/2019 - 3/25/2022
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Contact Hours: 2.0
ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-19-104-H01-T
The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians
This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program.
Author: Jennifer Gersham, PharmD
Ms. Gersham has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program.
This program received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.
Goals & Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
•Describe the definition of xerostomia (dry mouth).
•List signs and symptoms of xerostomia.
•List drug and disease-related causes of xerostomia.
•Discuss dental implications of xerostomia.
•Compare and contrast treatment options for Xerostomia, including over-the-counter and prescription medications.
•Discuss patient education and preventive measures.Release Date: 03/25/2019
Expiration Date: 03/25/2022