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ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A Guide for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians – 1 CE

Activity Overview

This one-hour course provides pharmacists and pharmacy professionals with an overview of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and related breathing disorders and highlights current methodologies for diagnosing and treating the disease and related complications as well as the role that pharmacy professionals play in helping patients prevent and manage COPD. This is a self-directed course that participants can complete from the convenience of their computer or mobile device.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define COPD and identify the various conditions included under the term COPD
  2. Identify the process for staging COPD
  3. Identify the primary causes, symptoms, risk factors, and potential complications of COPD
  4. Identify the treatments currently used to manage COPD

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define COPD and identify the various conditions included under the term COPD
  2. Identify the process for staging COPD
  3. Identify the primary causes, symptoms, risk factors, and potential complications of COPD
  4. Identify the role of pharmacy professionals in helping patients prevent and manage COPD

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Accreditation Statement

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

AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-799365.

Faculty Information

Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA is a Pharmacist and Pharmaceutical Scientist with over 20 years of experience in clinical practice in healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry. She has no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose. She has no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA has no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph

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Credits

1.0 Contact Hour

Category

Disease State Management/Drug Therapy

Target Audience

Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician

Activity Type

Knowledge-based

Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist:
0657-0000-21-015-H01-P

Pharmacy Technician:
0657-0000-21-015-H01-T

Activity Release Date

May 3, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

May 3, 2024

Handout Download Link(s)

Cost

$4.00

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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