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ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

The Fundamentals of Stroke for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians – 1 CE

Activity Overview

Stroke is one of the most common medical conditions that health care providers can encounter on a regular basis. Knowing more about this condition can enable you to assist your patients while you work with the other members of the health care team. This course prepares you for this scenario by providing you with relevant information that you can readily apply in your workplace. This course is equivalent to one contact hour and can be easily accessed through a computer or a mobile device.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify the different types of strokes and how they are managed and treated.
  2. List common ways of identifying the factors that increase the risks of having a stroke and ways to prevent an attack.
  3. Identify the early warning signs and possible complications of stroke.

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define the types of stroke and their treatment approach.
  2. List the risk factors and prevention measures for stroke.
  3. Recall the warning signs of stroke and the complications that may arise from an attack.

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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. 20-845471.

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



1.0 Contact Hour


Disease State Management/Drug Therapy

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Activity Type


Universal Activity Number

Pharmacy Technician:

Activity Release Date

July 8, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

July 8, 2024

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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.

CE Broker Reporting

If you are licensed under a board supported by CE Broker, feel free to log into your CE Broker account to view your reported courses or to contact their support staff.

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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