Medical Device Training for Pharmacy Technicians

Education utilizing case studies for pharmacy technicians on how to train patients on commonly used medical devices.


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Pharmacy technicians can instruct patients on how to operate medical devices without providing an interpretation of the results. Common devices that pharmacy technicians can educate patients on include various glucometers, insulin pens, blood pressure monitors, inhalers, aerochambers and Epipens. This course will train pharmacy technicians how to educate patients on such medical devices using different case studies.

Learning objectives:

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall and understand the techniques used to train patients for 6 different medical devices available in Ontario
  • Assess and identify the needs of patients to better inform device recommendations
  • Implement and train your patient on each device

Course outline:

  • Online Module
  • Multiple-choice Exam
  • Program Evaluation

Course at a glance:

Who should take this course:

This online professional development program is designed to support pharmacy technicians who would like to learn or review how to use medical devices.

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