Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study


    2 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    Offline Date

    Saturday, July 22, 2023

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, July 22, 2023

    Target Audience




    • Overview

      Recognizing and reporting child abuse or neglect is an important topic for all health care professionals, including pharmacists. In this home study, Pennsylvania pharmacists will learn the intricacies surrounding ways they can identify child abuse or maltreatment and what next steps they should take should they suspect child abuse. Reporting mechanisms as well as the role of Pennsylvania’s protective services will be discussed. Additionally, detailed information on risk factors and consequences of child abuse will be presented to highlight the importance of recognition.


      This program is specifically created and accredited to fulfill the PA Pharmacist requirement for CE on recognizing and reporting child abuse.


      • Homestudy PDF :   20201H04_0421Update.pdf

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    • Pharmacist

      Recognize the process in Pennsylvania for reporting suspected child abuse
      Determine the difference between child protective services and general protective services
      Describe child welfare in the United States and Pennsylvania
      Identify the risk factors and consequences of child abuse
      Define types of child abuse
      Identify key indicators of child abuse in patients and/or their family members
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-201-H04-P

      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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