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  Pharmacy CE
ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Unique Health Issues Among LGBTQ Patients: A Guide for Pharmacy Professionals – 2 CE

Activity Overview

This two-hour course is designed to provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with a deeper understanding of the unique health care concerns of LGBTQ individuals along with the information and tools that they need to engage with them in an effective, respectful, and culturally competent manner. Participants can complete this course at their own pace 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:

  • Define key terminology as it applies to the LGBTQ community and appropriately use cultural information and terminology to establish clinical relationships
  • Identify health disparities and risk factors impacting the LGBTQ community
  • Identify the types of oppression and discrimination that LGBTQ individuals face within the health care system
  • Describe the medical conditions impacting different groups within the LGBTQ community and frequently prescribed medications
  • Outline legal and ethical obligations associated with treating patients that identify as LGBTQ
  • Identify steps that providers and health care organizations can take to address underlying cultural biases and improve the provision of nondiscriminatory care for patients who identify as LGBTQ

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

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

  • Define key terminology as it applies to the LGBTQ community and appropriately use cultural information and terminology to establish clinical relationships
  • Identify health disparities and risk factors impacting the LGBTQ community
  • Identify the types of oppression and discrimination that LGBTQ individuals face within the health care system
  • Describe the medical conditions impacting different groups within the LGBTQ community and frequently prescribed medications
  • Outline legal and ethical obligations associated with treating patients that identify as LGBTQ
  • Identify steps that providers and health care organizations can take to address underlying cultural biases and improve the provision of nondiscriminatory care for patients who identify as LGBTQ

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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. 20-800429.

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.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph

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Credits

2.0 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician

Activity Type

Knowledge-based

Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist:
0657-0000-21-014-H04-P

Pharmacy Technician:
0657-0000-21-014-H04-T

Activity Release Date

May 3, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

May 3, 2024

Handout Download Link(s)

Cost

$8.00

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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