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ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

The Essential Oil Trend: What Pharmacy Professionals Need to Know – 0.25 CE

Activity Overview

In the past few years, there has been a reemergence of essential oil use among different groups of people. While essential oils have already been present for a long time, patients still have no idea about what they are and how they should be used. This course is designed to familiarize the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with how essential oils are produced and how they should be used. The course also aims to help these professionals describe essential oils as a potential therapeutic approach for different medical concerns. This self-directed course is equivalent to 0.25 credit hours. It can be completed using a laptop or a mobile device.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the potential efficacy of essential oils in relation to the published studies
  2. Identify patient counseling points regarding the safe use and storage of essential oils 

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the methods on how essential oils are produced
  2. Identify patient counseling points regarding the safe use and storage of essential oils

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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. 20-859546.

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



0.25 Contact Hour


General Pharmacy

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Activity Type


Universal Activity Number

Pharmacy Technician:

Activity Release Date

May 26, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

May 26, 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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