This Training Program covers the Technician’s role in knowing and understanding diabetes and diabetes meter selection.
1. Describe the types of diabetes and identify their risk factors, symptoms, and criteria for diagnosis.
2. Identify potential issues or complications that diabetic patients may experience related to their disease state and properly refer them to the pharmacist.
3. Select an appropriate blood glucose meter for a diabetic patient.
4. Instruct a patient on general blood glucose meter use and proper finger-stick technique.
5. Locate and utilize resources to resolve meter questions or problems.
- This webinar is $40 for AzPA Members. Non-members pay $60.
Program Materials: Please watch all webinars and read the articles before attempting the exam. You must pass the exam with a 70% or better to obtain CE credit.
- 6 Educational Webinars/Videos
- 2 PDF Articles
Continuing Education Information:
- This application-based activity has been approved for 4.0 contact hour (0.4 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit by the Accreditation Council Pharmacy Education.
- UAN: 0100-0000-16-067-H01-T
- Initial Release Date: 08/01/2016
- Expiration Date: 08/01/2019
No refunds will be issued once the program has been signed up for due to the nature of the program. AzPA reserves the right to cancel any activity due to insufficient pre-registration or as determined by the Executive Director or Operations Director. In this case, all individuals pre-registered are notified and issued a full refund. Registration fees cannot be re-allocated due to the multiple steps involved with processing CE Credits.
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- Pharmacy Technicians
The Arizona Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing education.
Requirements for CE Credit
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Grace Akoh-Arrey, PharmD, BCACP, BCPS, CDE, FAzPA
Brief Bio : Dr. Akoh-Arrey received her Bachelors of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Oklahoma and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Florida. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University, College of Pharmacy in Glendale, Arizona. She was a Pharmacy Manager at Fry’s Food and Drug Stores for many years. She is currently the Patient Care Coordinator for Fry’s. Dr. Akoh-Arrey is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Certified Diabetes Technology Clinician. She has a Collaborate Practice with Panda Medical Associates, an Endocrinology Specialty Practice, where she oversees the Disease Management Program, provides drug information, and compliments the physician evaluation and diagnosis by developing and maintaining individualized patient care plans with emphasis on diabetes care. She serves as the Chair of the Local Networking Group on coordinating Body of the Arizona Association of Diabetes Educators (AZAADE). She has served on the Board of Directors at the Arizona Pharmacy Association as Chair of Community Pharmacy Academy and represented as a House of Delegate member for the American Pharmacist Association (APhA). Dr. Akoh-Arrey received Pharmacist of the Year Award from Fry’s, Service to Pharmacy Award from Community Pharmacy Academy, Exemplary Patient Care Award from the Arizona Pharmacy Association, and Preceptor of the Year Award from Midwestern University College
Sophia Galloway, PharmD.
Brief Bio : Sophia Galloway is a 2014 graduate of Midwestern University and works as a staff pharmacist for Fry's Food Stores in Phoenix. In the past, she served on the AzPA Board of Directors as Student Pharmacist Academy Chair and more recently serves the Community Pharmacist Academy as Legislative Chair. Sophia has a passion for education and works part-time as an adjunct faculty member for the College of Pharmacy at Midwestern University. She also helps teach the AzPA Immunization Course to students and pharmacists and is helping to pilot a certificate program for pharmacy technicians at the AzPA Annual Convention. Sophia is lives in Phoenix with her husband, Spencer and beagle, Wally.