Medication History Essentials is an ACPE-accredited course that provides advanced training on medication history for the CPhT. Comprised of 3 separate modules, this program is accredited for 4.0 contact hours of ACPE-accredited continuing education.

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

•     Define and outline the medication history process

•     Define and outline the medication reconciliation process

•     Define and outline the role of the pharmacy technician in medication adherence

•     Define and outline the medication therapy management process

•     Outline adherence metrics and differences between primary and secondary non-adherence

•     List common vaccinations and vaccination schedules

•     Translate medical terminology into patient-friendly terms

•     Define and provide examples of medication errors

•    Identify the potential impact of medication errors

•    List error prevention tools, resources, and strategies

•    Identify common medication errors in pharmacy practice

•    Outline common errors and the strategies to prevent them

•    Identify product quality attributes essential to patient safety

•    Definition of Quality Assurance (QA)

•    List the components of Quality Assurance (QA)

•    Identify the steps to follow HIPPA and protect patient confidentiality

•    Describe techniques to reduce medication errors during the administration of medications at home

Accreditation Information: The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education. This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program. No faculty members had any conflicts of interest to disclose.

ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-20-302-H04-T 

4 contact hours/ 0.4 CEU

Release Date: 10-01-2020 Expiration Date: 10-01-2023

Curriculum Outline

  Fundamentals of Medication History
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  Patient Safety
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  Quality Assurance
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  Practice Test
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  Certificate Request
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Please note: Participants who complete this program must review and consult with their individual State Board of Pharmacy and employer to verify eligibility to complete medication histories and ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

All purchases are non-refundable and non-transferrable.