Available Until 3/29/2025

Innovative Pharmacy Technician Practice Models during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists 

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-22-051-H01-P/T 
Release Date: March 29, 2022 
Expiration Date: March 29, 2025 
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 
CE Credits:  1.0 contact hour, (0.1 CEU) no partial credit 
Activity Fee: Free 

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated innovations in advanced pharmacy technician practice models including how these essential team members interact with patients. In this activity, our content matter experts share their experiences with remote medication history technician operations and pharmacy technician in-range INR monitoring. 

 This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This continuing pharmacy education activity is designed for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.   

After participating in this CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify opportunities for practice model change that incorporates advanced pharmacy technician roles.
  • List resources and training required to implement advanced technician roles and metrics for evaluation.
  • Discuss how pharmacy technicians in advanced roles enhance efficiency of rapid process improvement and permit expansion of pharmacy services.

  • Introduction and Announcements
  • Presentation 
  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion

Angela K. Green, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Ambulatory Pharmacy Services Manager
Mercy Health Muskegon
Muskegon, MI

Bradley N. Gutta, PharmD
HSPAL Pharmacy Resident
WVU Medicine - WVU Hospitals
Morgantown, WV

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. 

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Claim your CE at http://elearning.ashp.org. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.