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ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Autism Spectrum Disorder Explained for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians – 1 CE

Activity Overview

This course provides pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with an overview of autism spectrum disorder or ASD. The goal is to familiarize participants with current strategies for managing ASD to help individuals on the spectrum to reach their full potentials and to give their families the tools they need.The purpose of this one-hour course is to provide pharmacy professionals with ample knowledge and relevant information about ASD that they can readily apply in the practice of their profession.This course is easily accessible from the comfort of participants’ homes using a computer or mobile device.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify treatment methods and medications in managing ASD.
  2. Recall possible neural anomalies that may cause ASD.
  3. Identify the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the management of ASD.
  4. Identify disorders that can be mistaken for ASD.

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the role that neural anomalies may play in the development of autism.
  2. Identify disorders that are similar to autism and how they can be differentiated.
  3. List treatments and drug medications used in the management of ASD.
  4. Identify the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the management of ASD.

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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. 20-868636.

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 Hours

Target Audience

Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician

Activity Type

Knowledge-based

Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist: 
0657-0000-21-051-H04-P

Pharmacy Technician:
0657-0000-21-051-H04-T

Activity Release Date

June 25, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

June 25, 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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