Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast


    0.75 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Friday, April 28, 2023

    Offline Date

    Tuesday, September 30, 2025

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Tuesday, March 31, 2026

    Target Audience

    Pharmacy Technician



    • Overview

      The intersection of controlled substances and technology is a rapidly evolving field that encompasses a wide range of tools and solutions designed to address the challenges of managing and preventing controlled substance abuse. Some of the technology used in this area is electronic prescribing, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), mobile health apps, telemedicine, and many more. However, just like any other field, there is always a need to accurately balance the pros and cons of using each of this technology. This session seeks to discuss everyone’s vital roles most especially pharmacy technicians in handling and managing controlled substances in the digital era.


      • Slide Document :   23107H04_2pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   23107H04_6pp.pdf

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    • Pharmacy Technician

      Identify the benefits and challenges of technology in the context of controlled substance management
      Define e-prescribing and telemedicine
      List the states that do not allow pharmacy technicians to serve as delegates in the use Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMPs)
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-23-107-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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