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ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

How to Communicate with Cognitively Impaired Individuals – 0.25 CE

Activity Overview

Pharmacy professionals communicate with patients of different backgrounds and different medical conditions, including cognitively impaired patients. Not all patients have a caregiver with them when they go to the hospital or the pharmacy. The purpose of this course is to help pharmacists and pharmacy technicians communicate clearly and effectively with patients and individuals who have cognitive impairment.This self-directed course is a 0.25 credit CE and can be completed using a mobile device or a laptop.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define cognitive impairment and identify the modes of communication to better understand cognitively impaired individuals.
  2. List the strategies for effectively communicating with cognitively impaired individuals

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define cognitive impairment and identify the modes of communication to better understand cognitively impaired individuals.
  2. List the strategies for effectively communicating with cognitively impaired individuals

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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. 20-867726.

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

0.25 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician

Activity Type

Knowledge-based

Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist: 
0657-0000-21-045-H04-P

Pharmacy Technician:
0657-0000-21-045-H04-T

Activity Release Date

June 21, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

June 21, 2024

Handout Download Link(s)

Cost

$1.00

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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