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The purpose of this CE is to give technicians an overview of growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in children and adults in order to better understand and engage this patient population. In this course, you will learn the common signs and symptoms of GHD and the ages when most children are diagnosed. This course will also cover the different types of tests used to diagnose GHD, as well as the other causes to common symptoms that may be unrelated to GHD. You will dive into the medications most commonly used to treat GHD, how they are supplied and stored, as well as financial assistance available for patients and their families.
The target audience for this activity includes pharmacy technicians. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the presentation, prevalence and risk factors for growth hormone deficiency.
- Describe the goals of therapy and prognosis of growth hormone deficiency.
- Outline the current treatment options for growth hormone deficiency.
- Explain the important workflow processes to consider when dispensing medications for growth hormone deficiency.
Melissa Storlie, CPhT
Fairview Pharmacy Services
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. Melissa Storlie has no relevant financial and/or commercial relationships to disclose.
Release Date: April 30, 2021
Expiration Date: April 30, 2024
This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, LLC 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 0221-9999-21-073-H04-T has been assigned to this knowledge-based, home-study activity. This CE activity is approved for 0.5 contact hour (0.05 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.