Course Description
Patients have thousands of dietary supplement options available to them in todays market. Many of these patients will ask you, their physician, physician assistant, local pharmacist, nurse provider or dietitian, for help in deciding if they need a dietary supplement and which one to purchase. This activity is designed to support your counseling efforts by examining dietary supplement regulation with specific emphasis on the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), describing voluntary quality verification programs, identifying counseling points for assisting patients, and discussing the adverse event reporting process.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, the participant should be able to:

List 3 key components of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA).
Outline labeling, claims and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements covered by DSHEA.
Describe voluntary programs that attest to the quality of dietary supplements.
Identify counseling points for assisting patients in making informed choices.
Describe how to report adverse events involving dietary supplements.

Expiration Date: 09-28-2021

CE Hours
This course is approved for 1 contact hours.
Accreditation
This free CE activity for Pharmacy Technicians is provided by ProCE, Inc. and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) with the Universal Activity Number of 0221-0000-18-319-H03-P/T.
Before You Begin
  1. Register for the CPE Monitor through the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).free pharmacy ce
  2. Register for an account at ProCE, Inc.free pharmacy tech ce
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