Continuing Education

Hazardous Drug Handling and Disposal in the Community Pharmacy Setting

In spite of longstanding guidelines in the handling of hazardous drugs (HD), healthcare worker exposure to HD persists. This course is designed to educate pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who work in the community pharmacy setting on proper hazardous drug (HD) handling and disposal. Join us to review relevant legislation and describe how to develop site specifc HD lists as well as effective policies and procedures. Key considerations in the safe receiving, storage, dispensing and disposal of HD, as well as appropriate response to exposure incidents will also be discussed.

Homestudy OnDemand CE: Demystifying the Pharmacy Insurance Claim

Community pharmacists and technicians bill insurance claims every day, but especially in chain pharmacies reimbursement issues are not pursued at an individual store level. Because of this, there is little opportunity for many pharmacists to understand everything involved in the reimbursement of a claim. A thorough understanding of it, however, will help both resolve insurance claims as well as find opportunities to improve profitability.