Pharmacy Technician’s Process of Prescription Checking

Type of Activity: Patient Safety (ID) CES #G-22-002-155-05T

Accredited for: 1 hour

Release Date: March 10, 2022

Expiration Date: March 10, 2024

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. List the critical elements of an 8-point check on a prescription. 
  2. Investigate the consequences of a prescription that was incorrectly verified.
  3. Create a prescription checking process that successfully identifies with the individual verifying the prescription.

About the Presenter

Robin Andrade, Registered Pharmacy Technician- Ontario, Canada

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  presentation .   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.