The Role of the Pharmacy Technician in the Post-Covid Era

Type of Activity: Pharmacy Administration (UAN) # JA0000319-9999-23-003-H04-T

Accredited for: 1 CE

Release Date: March 1, 2023

Expiration Date: February 28, 2026

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 how COVID-19 has impacted community pharmacy practice. 
  2. Describe how the changes to pharmacy practice will change the roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician. 
  3. Discuss the opportunities for pharmacy technicians to participate in immunization, point-of-care testing, and medication therapy management services. 

About the Presenter

Donald Klepser, PhD, MBA  Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs UNMC College of Pharmacy — Omaha, NE

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

  1. Click WATCH VIDEO to view the recorded lecture. Viewing the entire lecture is a required element of this CPE.
  2. After viewing the recorded lecture, click PAY TO GET QUIZ.  The link takes you to your  cart to pay for the test.
    • After paying for the test, receive an email with a unique link to take the test and claim CE.
    • Copy and paste the unique link into your browser search engine.
    • Provide profile information- NABP e-Profile ID # and DOB (mmdd) are required. 
  3. Complete the test with a minimum score of 80%. You are allowed 3 opportunities to reach this minimum score.
  4. Complete the activity evaluation form.
  5. Transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service. Please allow 4 weeks for the credit to appear in your account.