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Pediatric Medication Adherence and Counseling

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Offline Date:

Friday, May 10, 2024

ACPE Expiration Date

Sunday, November 10, 2024

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    Pediatric medication adherence is a major problem in the healthcare system, as over half of children take a prescription medication. This program will cover the problems specific to medication adherence and strategies to combat these issues in practice. We will also discuss counseling pediatric patients on their medicine.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   21268H01_2pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   21268H01_6pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon
  • Nurse

    Identify information regarding medication use that is important to children and parents
    Describe reasons for non-adherence in the pediatric population
    Give examples of techniques to improve medication adherence in the pediatric population
    List at least 2 counseling techniques useful to both children and the caregivers of pediatric patients


    Pharmacist

    Identify information regarding medication use that is important to children and parents
    Describe reasons for non-adherence in the pediatric population
    Give examples of techniques to improve medication adherence in the pediatric population
    List at least 2 counseling techniques useful to both children and the caregivers of pediatric patients


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify information regarding medication use that is important to children and parents
    Describe reasons for non-adherence in the pediatric population
    Give examples of techniques to improve medication adherence in the pediatric population

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-21-268-H01-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-21-268-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-21-268-H01-T

    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.

  • Faculty

    Joseph LaRochelle, BA, PharmD, BCPPS, FCCP
    Coleman Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Vice Chair Division of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy Clinical Professor, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine




HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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