Diabetes: A Comprehensive Review for Pharmacy Technicians

Date: 8/13/2018 - 8/13/2021

On-Line Registration

NPTA Elite Member: Included with membership Register

NPTA CE+: Included with membership Register

NPTA Insider: $10.00 Register

Contact Hours: 2.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-0000-18-020-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: Darell D. Connor, MHA, CPhT

Faculty Disclosures/Conflicts of Interest: Author declared no conflict of interest and all information is provided fairly and without bias. Author received no commercial/financial support for this activity and do not approve or endorse any commercial products displayed.

Goals & Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the functional roles the endocrine system, specifically the pancreas, in managing glucose levels and metabolism of the body

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of the types of diabetes including the different diagnostics used by health care professionals to confirm the diagnosis 

  • Explain the prognosis of diabetes including the complications it creates with other disease states

  • Recognize current pharmaceutical and homeopathic treatments available for the different types of diabetes

  • Understand the overall impact diabetes has on a patient, from changes to their lifestyle to the physical, mental, and financial hardships they must endure. Determine the roles pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have in enhancing the efficacy of care provided to patients suffering from diabetes.

Release Date: 08/13/2018
Expiration Date: 08/13/2021