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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1.25 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Friday, September 7, 2018

    Offline Date

    Sunday, March 7, 2021

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Sunday, March 7, 2021

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      Many patients are overwhelmed by the numerous over-the-counter options available for contact lens care. This presentation will review basics of contact lens solutions for both soft and hard lenses. It is important to be knowledgeable about the products available in order to accurately counsel patients. We will explain some common complications associated with poor lens hygiene. We will also go over topical ophthalmic medications to treat these complications. Facts on patient compliance will be reviewed.

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   18040H04_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18040H04_2pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Identify pertinent patient counseling points.
      Review the different categories of contact lenses available.
      Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
      Describe complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.

      Pharmacy Technician

      Identify common complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.
      Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
      Recognize the different categories of contact lenses available.

      Nurse

      Identify pertinent patient counseling points.
      Examine contact lens solutions and OTC products available for lens care.
      Describe complications associated with contacts along with their treatment.
      Review the different categories of contact lenses available.
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-667796

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-040-H04-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-18-040-H04-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-18-040-H04-P

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


    HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
     


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Microsoft Edge
    Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
    Google Chrome
    Safari
    Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


    NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
     
     

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).