Pharmacy Technicians as Agents of Specialization in Hospital Workflow

Type of Activity: Knowledge (UAN) – JA4008162-9999-21-2137-H04-T

Accredited for: 0.25 hours

Release Date: March 15, 2021

Expiration Date: March 15, 2023

Estimated time to complete Activity:  15 minutes

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy technicians should be able to:

  1. Summarize the various tasks for which pharmacy technicians are solely responsible within the hospital setting at
    Nebraska Medicine
  2. Describe the current workflow for pharmacy technicians, specifically with respect to organization and
    responsibilities as related to the central pharmacy and to the patient care units.
  3. Describe the systematic reorganization and redesign of the pharmacy technicians’ role with an emphasis on
    specialization across a broader service area
  4. Build upon concepts shared during the presentation and audience/attendee input to craft a meaningful
    definition of pharmacy technician advanced practices

About the Presenter

Dr. Brian Trevarrow, BA, PharmD., BCPS Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor at Nebraska Medicine

Instructions to complete this continuing pharmacy technician education (CPE) topic.

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  5. Choose the type of credit you desire
  6. Complete the test with a score of 75%. You are allowed 3 opportunities to reach this minimum score
  7. Complete the evaluation
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