Continuing Education courses for Pharmacy Technicians.

HIV AIDS Awareness

This course provides the necessary background information for students to understand the biology of HIV/ AIDS, while also providing information on critical epidemiological patterns and research developments. The course addresses the modes of transmission, including transmission from a healthcare worker to a patient and the patient to the healthcare worker; infection control procedures, including universal precautions; epidemiology of the disease; related infections, including tuberculosis (TB); clinical management; prevention; and current Florida law on AIDS, its impact on testing, confidentiality of test results, and treatment of patients. This course covers reporting, the offering of HIV testing to pregnant women, and partner notification issues pursuant to Sections 381.004 and 384.25, F.S..

Approved Credit: 1 Hr
Cost: $45.00
Course Tracking #20-509729

Medication Errors - Fl

As a part of the biennial renewal, pharmacists are required to complete a two (2) hour Florida Board of Pharmacy approved course on Medication Errors. The course must contain the following components: (a) root-cause analysis; (b) error reduction and prevention; (c) patient safety. The two-hour program may be applied towards the thirty-hour continuing education requirement. (64B16-26.103) 

Approved Credit: 3 Hrs
Cost: $45.00
Course Tracking #20-506983 

Pharmaceutical - Medication Terminology, Abbreviations, and Symbols

This course is about pharmaceutical medication terminology, abbreviations, and symbols. It covers medication errors, medication safety, error reduction and prevention strategies.

Approved Credit: 3 Hrs
Cost: $35.00
Course Tracking #20-537809

Introduction to Pharmacy and the United States Health Care System

This course provides and overview of the history of pharmacy and the role of pharmacy in United States Health Care System.  It explores the role of the Pharmacist and the Pharmacy Technician; and addresses confidentiality and basic instruction on patient rights and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). 

Approved Credit: 3 Hrs
Cost: $40.00
Course Tracking #20-529120

HIPAA Privacy and Confidentiality for Pharmacy Professionals

This online HIPAA training course provides the education pharmacy professionals need to master HIPAA privacy and security laws. In this course learners will identify
measures to protect patient confidentiality, explain Protected Health Information, identify privacy legislation and regulations, as well as explain the importance of documentation, billing and collections.

Approved Credit: 2 Hrs
Cost: $10.00
Course Tracking #20-529392

Pharmacy Law

There are several regulations, laws and ethics codes Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians need to know. The purpose of this program is to study Pharmacy law. This includes: 
a. Federal law
b. Florida State law
c. Florida State rules
d. Pharmacy technician Florida rules and law

Approved Credit: 3 Hrs
Cost: $30.00
Course Tracking #20-509729

Records Management and Inventory Control

This course is about records management  and inventory control as it relates to pharmacy. The following topics are covered: 

  1. Pharmaceutical supplies
  2. Medication labeling
  3. Medication packaging and storage 
  4. Controlled substances
  5. Adjudication and billing

Approved Credit: 2 Hrs
Cost: $30.00
Course Tracking #20-526383