How To CE: Medication Allergy vs Side Effect: What’s the difference?


How To CEMedication Allergy vs Side Effect:  What’s the difference? is accredited for 1 hour of Continuing Pharmacy Technician Education (CPE).
Generally, CPE credit awarded is equal to estimated time spent completing the activity. The How To CEMedication Allergy vs Side Effect:  What’s the difference? topic includes recorded lecture, a handout to read and completion of the quiz.

Accredited for: 1 Continuing Pharmacy Technician Education (CPE)  CPE Identifier CES # G-23-002-155-01T  

Fee:  $4 non-member | $2 member | free Club CE

Release Date: April 17, 2023       Expiration Date: April 17, 2025


  1. Differentiate between allergy to medication and medication side effect.
  2. Demonstrate proper documentation of medication allergy and side effects. 
  3. Define appropriate patient interaction when determining possible allergy to medication.

About the Presenter

Dr. James Sullivan, M.D. is a family practice physician in Fremont, NE

Instructions to complete continuing pharmacy technician education (CPE) topics

  1. Click on the PAY TO GET TEST CODE button to have access to the test as you complete the topic.
  2. Click on the WATCH button to view recorded lecture.
  3. Complete the quiz after viewing the recorded lecture.  Complete and submit the quiz by using the link received by email after paying for the topic.
  4. Complete the quiz with a score of 75%. You are allowed 3 opportunities to reach this minimum score.
  5. Completion Certificate will be emailed to you after successful completion of the topic.  NABP CPE Monitor is NOT updated with this CPE.  Use your Completion Certificate to write in CPE when renewing Certification with PTCB, ExCPT or state-specific certifying entity.  Please allow 2 weeks for the Completion Certificate to arrive in your email.
  6.  Important:  Review CPE CREDIT INFORMATION.  Determine that your State Board of Pharmacy accepts CES-accredited CPE.

About Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credits provided by Continuing Education Services (CES) a part of American Association of Pharmacy Technicians (AAPT).

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Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. Any procedures or other courses for patient care discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by participants without review, recommendation, and approval of authorities.