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Chemotherapy Overview for Pharmacy Technicians

Program Type



1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Offline Date:

Tuesday, November 26, 2024

ACPE Expiration Date

Monday, May 26, 2025

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician



  • Overview

    Chemotherapy and oncology/hematology can be intimidating for pharmacy technicians, since it is a fast-growing area of pharmacy. During this webinar, participants will learn about the most common chemotherapy agents, their side effects, drug-drug interactions and contradictions. This session will give a general overview of what a pharmacy technician needs to know about cancer and chemotherapy including classifications and general pathophysiology of cancer. Participants will also learn about the concepts of pre-medication/pre-hydration and how to manage some of most common chemotherapy complications.


    Slide Document:   22141H01_2pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   22141H01_6pp.pdf

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  • Pharmacy Technician

    List examples of common chemotherapy agents and their classes
    Identify common chemotherapy side effects
    Select the recommended pre-medication for the most common chemotherapy agents
    Recognize the importance of patient education in patients on chemotherapy

  • Activity Type


    Universal Activity Number

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-22-141-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.

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

Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher

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

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