Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast


    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Tuesday, January 31, 2023

    Offline Date

    Saturday, January 31, 2026

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, January 31, 2026

    Target Audience

    Pharmacy Technician



    • Overview

      In Module 4 of this certification, guidance for determining the meaning of test results is provided. The significance of terms such as qualitative/quantitative, sensitivity/specificity, and positive/negative predictive value will be explained in terms of the use and application to CLIA-waived tests. Internal and external quality controls are discussed, and their significance explained.  Lastly, good testing practices for CLIA-waived laboratories are summarized.


      • Slide Document :   23027H04_2pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   23027H04_6pp.pdf

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    • Pharmacy Technician

      Indicate how positive and negative predictive value and sensitivity and specificity affect interpretation of test results
      List labeling and documentation requirements for patient samples
      List requirements and best practices for maintaining POCT results
      Identify factors that influence test results (e.g., time since exposure, terms “false positive” and “false negative”)
      Identify invalid or anomalous test results
      Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative test results
      Differentiate external and internal quality control assessment
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-23-027-H04-T

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

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