Understanding Psoriasis

Date: 4/9/2018 - 4/9/2021

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Contact Hours: 2.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-0000-18-004-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: Lorenza Jackson, RPhT, CPI, MBA

About the Author: Lorenza Jackson is a Certified Postsecondary Instructor with over two decades of pharmcay experience. She holds a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and a Master's in Business Administration with a specialization in Health Care Management.  She currently works at a health care company in clinical pharmacy operations.

Ms. Jackson 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:

  • distinguish the difference between normal skin life cycle and changes in cycle.

  • describe the role genetics and immunity play in the development of psoriasis.

  • identify the differences between the types/forms of psoriasis.

  • recognize triggers that can cause exacerbating symptoms.

  • recognize the three main treatment categories, drug classifications and therapeutic effect.

  • recognize the significance of the NPF 50th year celebration.

  • describe how the information in this program can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes.

Release Date: 04/09/2019
Expiration Date: 04/09/2022