Safe Medication & Needle Disposal

Type of Activity: Knowledge (UAN) JA4008162-9999-21-2130-H04-T

Accredited for: 1 hour

Release Date: March 15, 2021

Expiration Date: March 15, 2023

Estimated time to complete Activity:  1 hour

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define the environmental contamination and associated health risks, the compromised personal data, and the
    drug diversion problems associated with improper disposal of medication, needles and syringes
  2. Compare and contrast suggested methods for drug disposal
  3. Discuss strategies that pharmacy technicians can take home to help their communities become better informed
    about safe disposal programs

About the Presenter

Linda M. Hall, PhD. Biochemistry, CPhT

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

  1. After viewing the CPE activity, click TAKE TEST. This links to your cart to pay for the test
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  3. Copy and paste the testing link into your browser search engine
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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
  8. Transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor service. Please allow 4 weeks for the continuing education credit to appear on your NABP CPE Monitor account
  9. PRESENTATION NOTES are available to enhance learning