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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse for Pennsylvania Pharmacists – PA APPROVED

Program Type



2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Offline Date:

Saturday, July 22, 2023

ACPE Expiration Date

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Target Audience




  • Overview

    Recognizing and reporting child abuse or neglect is an important topic for all health care professionals, including pharmacists. In this home study, Pennsylvania pharmacists will learn the intricacies surrounding ways they can identify child abuse or maltreatment and what next steps they should take should they suspect child abuse. Reporting mechanisms as well as the role of Pennsylvania’s protective services will be discussed. Additionally, detailed information on risk factors and consequences of child abuse will be presented to highlight the importance of recognition.


    This program is specifically created and accredited to fulfill the PA Pharmacist requirement for CE on recognizing and reporting child abuse.


    Homestudy PDF:   20201H04_0421Update.pdf

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  • Pharmacist

    Describe child welfare in the United States and Pennsylvania
    Determine the difference between child protective services and general protective services
    Identify the risk factors and consequences of child abuse
    Define types of child abuse
    Identify key indicators of child abuse in patients and/or their family members
    Recognize the process in Pennsylvania for reporting suspected child abuse

  • Activity Type


    Universal Activity Number

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-201-H04-P

    ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

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