Xerostomia can have potentially devastating effects on the oral cavity. Early detection, comprehensive evaluation, and diagnostic testing may prevent significant oral disease . This continuing education course emphasize on multidisciplinary care for Patients suffering from xerostomia.
Upon completion of this course (Xerostomia – Causes and Treatment Strategies), pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to:
- Describe the definition of xerostomia (dry mouth).
- List signs and symptoms of xerostomia.
- List drug and disease-related causes of xerostomia.
- Discuss dental implications of xerostomia.
- Compare and contrast treatment options for Xerostomia, including over-the-counter and prescription medications.
- Discuss patient education and preventive measures.
Authors: Jennifer Gershman, Pharm D
Contact Hours: 2 Hours (CE Broker Tracking #: 20-566695)
Activity Type: Knowledge-Based Home Study
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)
Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians
Cost: $15 / Participant
UAN Number Or Course No: Pharmacist: 0384-9999-19-104-H01-P Technicians: 0384-9999-19-104-H01-T
Release Date: 3/25/2019 Expiration Date: 3/25/2022
Course Completion Certificate: A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (PDF) Certificate By Email. Credit will be reported to CPE monitor within 30 days of completion.
National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education.
Biologix Solutions LLC is approved as a Joint Provider of continuing pharmacy education by NPTA. Approval
Disclaimers: Mr. Phillip has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program. This program received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.
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