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The first component of the Test and Treat Certification is a a 12-hour fully online, self-paced educational program. To earn CPE credit students will need to earn a grade of 70% or more.
The second component of the Test and Treat certificate is a 8-hour interactive live, online seminar. The live seminar will be held Saturday, April 10th.
After attending the live seminar, students must complete the online assessment and program evaluation in order to receive credit.
Self Study, Online Program (12 contact hours)
This part of the program includes a 12-hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists. This fully online, self-paced educational program that focuses on the following areas: review of point-of-care testing, testing, treating, and managing nonchronic health conditions, and implementing and entering a test and treat protocol with a supervising physician. The 12-hour, self-paced, on-demand program is composed of the four modules listed below. The program also includes a final assessment that requires the learner to pass with a score of at least 70%.
- Module 1: Review of point-of-care testing
- Module 2: Testing, treating, and managing: Influenza and Streptococcus
- Module 3: Testing, Treating, and Managing: Lice, Minor Skin Conditions, and Uncomplicated Infections
- Module 4: Implementing a Test and Treat Protocol with a Supervising Physician in Florida
Live CPE Content (8.0 CPE Hours)
This part of the program includes 8-hour s of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists. This live seminar will include practical hands-on training and the learner will be expected to demonstrate techniques for the following diagnostic tests: throat swab, oral fluid collection, nasal swab, and finger stick testing
Learners will be required to demonstrate skills necessary to test and treat each of the minor, nonchronic health conditions through interactive completion of live lectures, patient cases, and other active learning exercises. In addition, learners will gain experience in identifying opportunities for expanding patient-centered services in the community pharmacy setting with point-of care testing; describe and perform appropriate physical assessments; and apply this information to patient cases.
- Part 1: Application of Knowledge and Skills for Test and Treat for Minor, Nonchronic Health Conditions
- Part 2: Writing and Entering into a Supervised Protocol Agreement
- Part 3: Developing a Business Model and Marketing Plan
Completion of Online Assessment
After attending the live seminar, students must complete the online assessment with a score of at least 70% in order to receive CPE credit.