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What’s That Device? A Pharmacy Technician’s Guide to Medical Equipment

Program Type



1.5 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Friday, August 23, 2019

Offline Date:

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

ACPE Expiration Date

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician



  • Overview

    Pharmacy technicians are regularly educated on prescriptions and over-the-counter medications that are sold in a pharmacy. Community pharmacies also commonly sell or rent a variety of medical supplies and equipment for home use. This monograph will educate pharmacy technicians on medical devices and equipment that are available and commonly sold in pharmacies. This presentation will describe how devices are used and how to assemble them. This course will also provide information on which devices might be covered by patients' health insurance.


    Slide Document:   19151H04.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Pharmacy Technician

    Recognize specific medical equipment that can be sold in a pharmacy
    Identify the proper use of common medical equipment
    Indicate which devices and medical equipment may be billable under Medicare Part B
    Determine which patients may benefit from using specific medical equipment

  • Activity Type


    Universal Activity Number

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-151-H04-T

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

    PharmCon, Inc. 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.

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

Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
Adobe Acrobat Reader

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

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