Technician Product Verification (TPV) Essentials is an ACPE-accredited course that provides advanced training on TPV, or tech-check-tech, for the CPhT and prepares the participant to sit for PTCB's Technician Product Verification Certificate exam. Comprised of 4 separate modules, this program is accredited for 5.0 contact hours of ACPE-accredited continuing education.

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

•         Solve problems using ratios and proportions

•         List and describe the fundamental systems of measurement

•         Convert between measurement systems

•         Convert between measurement units

•         Perform all types of dosage calculations

•         Define and provide examples of medication errors

•         Identify the potential impact of medication errors

•         List error prevention tools, resources, and strategies

•         Identify common medication errors in pharmacy practice

•         Outline common errors and the strategies to prevent them

•         Identify product quality attributes essential to patient safety

•         Describe tech-check-tech (TCT) or technician product verification (TPV) in practice.

•         Implement medication safety tools to ensure patient safety with TPV

•         Definition of Quality Assurance (QA)

•         List the components of Quality Assurance (QA)

•         Identify the steps to follow HIPPA and protect patient confidentiality

•         Describe techniques to reduce medication errors during the administration of medications at home

•         Describe the policies and procedures of Technician Product Verification (TPV) in a Health-System Pharmacy

•         Describe the policies and procedures of Technician Product Verification (TPV) in a community pharmacy

•         Explain commonly missed supplies when certain medications are dispensed

•         Explain the importance of auxiliary labels

•         Explain the advantages of having technicians participating in advanced roles, such as TPV

Accreditation Information: The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education. This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program. No faculty members had any conflicts of interest to disclose.

ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-20-301-H04-T 

5 contact hours/ 0.5 CEU

Release Date: 10-01-2020 Expiration Date: 10-01-2023

Curriculum Outline

  Basic Pharmacy Calculations
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  Patient Safety Essentials
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  Quality Assurance in the Pharmacy
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  Fundamentals of the Dispensing Process
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  Practice Test
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  Certificate Request
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Please note: Participants who complete this program must review and consult with their individual State Board of Pharmacy and employer to verify eligibility to complete technician product verification or tech-check-tech and ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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