Melatonin:  Exploring the Physiology, Function & OTC Use

Type of Activity: Drug Therapy (ID) CES #G-23-001-155-01T

Accredited for: 1 hour

Release Date: February 20, 2023

Expiration Date: February 20, 2025

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. Discuss melatonin physiology involving the pineal gland related to circadian and non-circadian rhythms in sleep activity.
  2. Describe the function of melatonin for managing biological clock regulation, sleep and inflammation to promote wellness.
  3. Articulate the scope of the melatonin dietary supplement industry and the current research-based health benefits.

About the Presenter

Alyson Hanish, PhD, MSN, RN    Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing- Nebraska

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

  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 the 1-hour recorded lecture.
  3. Complete the test after viewing the recorded lecture.   Complete and submit the test by using the link received by email after paying for the topic.
  4. Complete the test 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.
  6. NOTE:  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.
  7. Important:  Review CPE CREDIT INFORMATION.  Determine that your State Board of Pharmacy accepts CES-accredited CPE.