Xerostomia: Causes and Treatment Strategies

Date: 3/24/2022 - 3/24/2025

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Contact Hours: 2.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-22-703-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: 03/24/2022
Expiration Date: 03/24/2025