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Pharmacy Technicians are key players in the healthcare team, and they play a vital role in the management of cancer patients. This module is for pharmacy technicians who are interested in exploring and expanding their knowledge of oncology patient management.
Topics to be discussed include overview of cancer and important terminology in cancer care, financial barriers to oncology patient care, safe handling of oncology drugs and an introduction to cancer treatment regimens where colorectal cancer treatments are reviewed.
The target audience for this activity includes pharmacy technicians. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Define hazardous medications and the safety risks associated with antineoplastic drugs.
- Identify safety procedures pharmacies can take to limit staff's risk of exposure.
- Compare nuances with financial barriers for oral anti-cancer therapy and resources available to reduce financial toxicity.
- Describe differences in oral-anticancer therapy administration, storage, and safe handling.
- List treatment regimens for colorectal cancer that may require a genetic mutation for usage.
Reem Al Qazzaz, RPh
Wen Cheng, PharmD
Jenny Pena, CPhT
Marie Sirek, PharmD, BCACP
It is the policy of ProCE, Inc. to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants the existence of any significant financial interest or any other relationship with the manufacturer of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. None of the faculty have any relevant financial and/or commercial relationships to disclose.
Release Date: November 13, 2020
Expiration Date: November 13, 2023
This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, Inc. and the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-20-419-H01-T has been assigned to this knowledge-based, home-study activity. This CE activity is approved for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Completion of an evaluation and post-test with a score of 70% or higher is required to receive CE credit. Proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles. No partial credit will be given.
No external support has been received for this activity.
The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, LLC or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.