This self-paced, fully online program is intended for Florida Pharmacists wishing to maintain their Test and Treat certification.
- Intended Audience: This program is intended for pharmacists wishing to maintain their test and treat certification.
- Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-22-016-H01-P
- Contact Hours: 3.0 hours of ACPE approved continuing education for pharmacists
- Program Fees:
- Regular Registration: $60.00
- UF Preceptor/Career Coach: $55.00
- UF COP Faculty: $50.00
- UAN Release Date: 04/28/2022
- UAN Expiration Date: 04/28/2025
- Activity Type: Knowledge
- Program Support: No outside financial support was provided.
- Format Type: This course is self-paced, fully online.
- Time to Complete: All coursework must be completed within 24 weeks from the date of registration or before date of UAN expiration, 04/28/2025, whichever comes first. This course will no longer be eligible for CE credit after 04/28/2025.
This Pharmacy-Based Test and Treat Recertification Course focuses on topics related to point-of-care testing and treatment for minor, non-chronic disease states between pharmacists and physicians in the state of Florida.
A pharmacist providing services under this section must complete a 3-hour continuing education course approved by the board addressing issues related to minor, nonchronic health conditions each biennial licensure renewal in addition to the continuing education requirements under s. 465.009. This program is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy to meet these requirements.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Identify patients who should receive treatment for minor, non-chronic health conditions such as conjunctivitis, mild acne, vaginal candidiasis, urinary tract infection, and cold sores in the pharmacy setting.
- Perform patient assessment of patients with conjunctivitis, mild acne, vaginal candidiasis, urinary tract infection, and cold sores including identification of “red flags” indicating more severe illness and appropriate actions.
- Conduct appropriate point-of-care testing for conjunctivitis, mild acne, vaginal candidiasis, urinary tract infection, and cold sores in the pharmacy setting.
- Select safe and effective treatments for conjunctivitis, mild acne, vaginal candidiasis, urinary tract infection, and cold sores in the pharmacy setting.
- List contraindications to treatment and exclusion criteria and identify when referral to a physician is necessary for testing and treating conjunctivitis, mild acne, vaginal candidiasis, urinary tract infection, and cold sores in the pharmacy setting.
Module 1: Testing, Treating, and Managing Conjunctivitis
Module 2: Testing, Treating, and Managing Mild Acne
Module 3: Testing, Treating, and Managing Vaginal Candidiasis
Module 4: Testing, Treating, and Managing Urinary Tract Infections
Module 5: Testing, Treating, and Managing Cold Sores
Requirements for Successful Course Completion
In order to earn credit for this course, participants must complete all course case study quizzes and pass a final assessment with a score of 70% or higher. Two chances to pass each quiz/assessment will be given. If a passing score is not earned by the second attempt, the participant must re-enroll in the course. Upon successful completion of all coursework, participants must complete a course evaluation form.
To access your course after enrollment, please click the link below.
Click the blue “Log in to Continuing Education” button and enter your login credentials. You should then see your course on the Canvas dashboard or by clicking Courses>All Courses.
Erin L St. Onge, Pharm.D. (speaker) has disclosed that she is a current stock owner for Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for Dr. Onge have been mitigated. No other speaker, reviewer, or planning committee member in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.
Please review the resources below before registering for the course.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.