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Texas Pharmacy Technician packages

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Patient Safety and Medication Errors
3 Hrs
This course is for all pharmacists and pharmacist technicians with a need to better understand direct oral anticoagulants and the conditions that are best treated with these medications.
3 Hrs
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Overview of Texas Pharmacy Law
1 Hrs
This course provides information about the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. In addition, it presents Chapter 315, Controlled Substances, of the Texas Administrative Code, Title 22; Part 15, which was effective September 1, 2016. Chapter 315 pertains to the prescribing, dispensing, as well as the pharmacy responsibilities legislated with controlled substances, and directly pertains to the pharmacy professional.
1 Hrs
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The Pharmacy Technician's Role in Reducing Medication Errors
2 Hrs
Pharmacy technicians play a major role in the safe distribution of medications. This course will discuss common points of medication errors, strategies to reduce errors, and important patient safety considerations.
2 Hrs
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Critical Measurement Tools for the Competent Pharmacy Technician
2 Hrs
Take a look at the history of the apothecary and avoirdupois methods and the use of these methods in contemporary practice, learn the advantages of using the metric system, and the importance of this international system and how it works in different concepts.
2 Hrs
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A Review of Immunizations for Pharmacy Technicians
6 Hrs
Vaccinations are the most important tool available to United States health-care providers working to maintain low levels of contagious diseases. This course will discuss the basic principles of immunization, the associated contraindications and precautions of vaccines, and strategies to improve immunization rates.
6 Hrs
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A Dose of Professionalism for the Pharmacy Technician
3 Hrs
The responsibilities of pharmacy technicians are continuously changing, but the professional status of the technician remains the same. This course will discuss the professional standards and regulations and the importance of daily practice to help ensure the technicians remains in compliance with the law while serving patients in the safest and most effective manner possible.
3 Hrs
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Shingles Disease Process and Vaccination for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians
2 Hrs
This course serves to review the disease process of shingles and the  use of vaccinations to prevent shingles. Treatment typically focuses on antiviral therapy and symptom control. Shingles can be prevented through vaccination, which is typically recommended for adults over 50 since the immune system weakens with age.
2 Hrs
Online
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Addiction Medicine: When Patients Can’t “Just Quit”
2 Hrs
Course expiration date: 7/18/2021

This course will offer insight into the impact of substance use disorders in the United States and help pharmacy professionals identify patients suffering from these diseases. After completing this course, pharmacy professionals will understand the pharmacologic treatments for addiction to opioids, alcohol and tobacco. The course will discuss the mechanisms, dosing, major side effects and drug interactions, and patient counseling points for these medications.
2 Hrs
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Complications of Chronic Kidney Disease
2 Hrs
This course will discuss normal kidney function, effects of chronic kidney disease, complications associated with chronic kidney disease. management and medications used to treat the common complications.
2 Hrs
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Older and Wiser: Essential Knowledge for the Management of Older Adults
2 Hrs
This course will discuss specific medication issues that can occur in older adults and how pharmacists can help manage these issues. A discussion of fall risk and prevention and the Beer’s criteria for potentially inappropriate medications in older adults will be included, as well as a discussion about deprescribing guidelines.
2 Hrs
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Sterile Drug Preparation
1 Hrs
Sterile compounding of pharmaceutical products is a fundamental practice of pharmacy that is highly regulated due to the potential for harm to patients. This course will discuss the responsibilities of professionals involved in compounding sterile products and the associated risks.
1 Hrs
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A Review of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
4 Hrs
After completing this course, you will be able to understand the symptoms and complications, the methods for diagnosing, and the treatment of measles, mumps, and rubella. You will also understand strategies that can be used to improve immunization rates, including maintaining adequate records, reminding patients to vaccinate, and collaboration between the patient and provider.
4 Hrs
Online
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New Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension
3 Hrs
This course will help distinguish between primary and secondary hypertension, characterize the different stages of high blood pressure and identify factors implicated in the development of hypertension.
3 Hrs
Online
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Wound Management Products
4 Hrs
Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are key in helping health care professionals make choices for wound care products. In this course, we discuss the basics of the skin and wounds and the natural wound healing process. Additionally, the course reviews the wound care products available to augment this process, how to choose the correct product, and what new products to expect in the near future.
4 Hrs
Online
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Calculation of Dosages and Solution Rates Using Ratio and Proportion
3 Hrs
This course is designed to challenge the knowledge and skills of registered nurses who are responsible for calculating and adding medications to IV solutions. This course is especially good for nurses who may be returning to an acute care setting or nurses who have not been responsible for drug calculations for a while and now are responsible for accurately making such calculations.
3 Hrs
Online
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Medicines for the Treatment of Tuberculosis
2 Hrs
This course covers pharmacy professionals, nurses and physicians who currently are or could be involved in caring for patients infected with TB. This includes health-care professionals who work in both outpatient and inpatient settings
2 Hrs
Online
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Direct Oral Anticoagulants: A Pharmacist's Perspective
2 Hrs
 Over the last decade, a new class of oral anticoagulant agents, now referred to as the direct oral anticoagulants, has changed clinical practice significantly. These new agents are used for a variety of indications, including treating deep vein thrombosis and non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The agents are pharmacologically different than warfarin, the traditional oral anticoagulant. This course will review individual anticoagulant agents in detail with regards to pharmacology, dosing, adjustments, and utilization in special populations. It will also discuss bleeding management for patients taking direct oral anticoagulants by focusing on reversal agents and antidotes.
2 Hrs
Online
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) 101 For Healthcare Professionals
1 Hrs
Coronavirus, caused by COVID-19, is a rapidly developing disease.  As this disease continues to expand and engulf communities across the United States, it is critical that healthcare professionals become informed of the national standards of care provided by the Centers for Disease Control and other authoritative agencies.  This basic-level course to provides the latest standardized information that is known about the identification, care, and prevention of the disease.  
1 Hrs
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Developing a Pharmacy Based Immunization Program
2 Hrs
This course provides an overview of a pharmacy-based immunization program; it is not designed to cover all situations. Additionally, this course only discusses federal law. Pharmacists must also be familiar with the requirements laid out by their respective state pharmacy laws and practice guidelines.
2 Hrs

Texas Pharmacy Technician CE Requirements Package — 20 CE Hours