Home Study Details

    Program Type

    Live Webinar


    0.5 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 1, the rationale and value behind community pharmacy-based CLIA-waived point-of-care (POC) testing services will be reviewed.  The basics of offering POC testing services and managing a CLIA-waived laboratory, including training and regulatory requirements, are presented.  Additionally, the roles and responsibilities of various pharmacy personnel are reviewed.


      • Slide Document :   23013L04_2pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   23013L04_6pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   POCT Preceptor Guidance Document.pdf
      • Slide Document :   POCT Participant Guidance Document.pdf

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    • Pharmacy Technician

      Specify OSHA and related safety considerations as they apply to POCT
      List the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in offering CLIA-waived POC testing services
      Specify biohazard waste handling and disposal considerations for POC testing services
      List personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary to protect patients and those administering tests
      Describe steps to take to confirm and protect patient identity during a POCT encounter
    • Activity Type


      CE Broker


      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-23-013-L04-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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