2021 CHAMP: Championing Hearing Using Accessible Medication Experts at the Community Pharmacy

The 2017 Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act established a new category of hearing aids to be available over the counter to increase accessibility and affordability of hearing aid devices. To prepare for increased consumer demand, pharmacists must be ready to meet the needs of the millions of adults eligible to seek over-the-counter hearing aids at the community pharmacy.

The training program will be hosted on PittOnline.
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Target Audience

Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of hearing loss

2. Assess the individual’s need for over-the-counter hearing aids

3. Assist patients in the selection of over-the-counter hearing devices

4. Collaborate with hearing healthcare professionals to champion hearing healthcare

5. Employ effective strategies when communicating with persons with hearing loss

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.50 ACPE Technician
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
05/28/2021
Course expires: 
04/30/2022

The 2017 Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act established a new category of hearing aids to be available over the counter to increase accessibility and affordability of hearing aid devices. To prepare for increased consumer demand, pharmacists must be ready to meet the needs of the millions of adults eligible to seek over-the-counter hearing aids at the community pharmacy.

 

The training program will be hosted on PittOnline.
https://pittprofessional.catalog.instructure.com/

 

Self Study
Pittsburgh, PA
United States


Lucas A. Berenbrok, PharmD, MS, BCACP
Elaine Mormerm PhD, CCC-A

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 2.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 2.50 ACPE Technician
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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The training program will be hosted on PittOnline.
https://pittprofessional.catalog.instructure.com/