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Home-Study CE

The purchased CE lesson(s) will be sent to the email address on the order form after payment is processed.

Pharmacy Technician Home-Study PATIENT/MEDICATION SAFETY CE

Strategies to Prevent Vaccine Errors
ACPE Program #0129-0000-18-064-H05-T
Credit: 0.1 CEU release date: 5-9-18 expiration date: 5-9-21

This lesson provides information on identification of vaccine errors, including "errors of omission," and strategies to prevent them. This lesson qualifies for patient/medication safety CPE credit for pharmacy technicians.

Medication Safety: Understanding and Preventing Medication Errors
ACPE Program #0129-0000-20-061-H05-T
Credit: 0.1 CEU release date: 1-20-20 expiration date: 1-20-23

This lesson provides a review of medication errors, including medication error definitions, common errors, categories of errors, and strategies to prevent them. This lesson qualifies for patient/medication safety CPE credit for pharmacy technicians.

Pharmacy Technician Home-Study LAW CE

Pharmacy Technician Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
ACPE Program #0129-0000-18-13-H03-T
Credit: 0.1 CEU release date: 11-15-18 expiration date: 11-15-21

This lesson provides information on updates in the Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code regarding the requirements for registration, educational requirements and permitted activities of pharmacy technicians.

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On-Demand Virtual Programming

Virtual Pharmacy Technician Education Seminar - Available beginning Sunday, September 13!

The Fall 2020 Virtual Pharmacy Technician Education Seminar will be SUNDAY, September 13 in an online, on-demand format. Hosted by the Ohio Pharmacists Foundation (OPF), the seminar will offer 6 hours (0.6 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit for technicians, including one hour of pharmacy law and one hour of patient/medication safety. OPF is an ACPE-accredited provider and this CE credit can be used by certified pharmacy technicians who need to maintain a pharmacy technician certification (ExCPT or PTCB), as well as Ohio registered pharmacy technicians for their registration renewal which has been extended to December 1, 2020.

Ohio’s certified pharmacy technician registration renewal will begin in August 2020. As part of the renewal process and as a condition of maintaining a valid Ohio registration, a certified pharmacy technician is required to maintain a pharmacy technician certification (ExCPT or PTCB). Currently, technicians certified by PTCB or ExCPT exams must complete 20 hours of continuing education every two years, including one hour each of law and patient/medication safety.

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This seminar is designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacy technicians and offers up to 6 contact hours (0.6 CEU) of CE credit for technicians. Topics include pharmacy law, patient/medication safety, asthma, COVID-19 pandemic, new drug update, and e-cigarette impact. This is a great opportunity to learn about the most recent information and network with other pharmacy technicians from across the state.

Program details can be found at the following links:

Pharmacy Technician Program Brochure

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

Our secure registration system is Smart-phone and Mobile-device friendly! This convenient online registration process is the fastest, easiest way to register, and you'll automatically receive your confirmation receipt with details via email.

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For Ohio rules on pharmacy technician continuing education requirements, visit: http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/4729%3A3-5 .

For FAQs on pharmacy technician CE, visit: https://www.pharmacy.ohio.gov/Documents/Licensing/PTech/General/Pharmacy%20Technician%20Continuing%20Education.pdf


Note: There is no pharmacist continuing education associated with this program.

This program is presented by the Ohio Pharmacists Foundation

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