Atherosclerotic Disorders and Drug Therapy Management – Pharmacy Technician

  Price  $6.95

  Credits  1.5



Pharmacists serve on the frontlines of medical care and are often the first healthcare professional a patient may turn to when problems arise. Cardiovascular disease is one of the most prevalent health burdens causing high morbidity and mortality amongst millions of Americans. This program seeks to familiarize the reader with the most recent guidelines and evidence on lowering lipids to effectively lower the risk of developing first and subsequent episodes of cardiovascular disease. The pharmacist will also become knowledgeable about nonstatin therapies and how to manage statin associated side effects based on the most recent evidence-based expert consensus on management of cholesterol with nonstatin therapies.



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Course Information

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Tomasz Jurga
Knowledge Level

General Overview

This activity will apply to a broad range of learning needs/pharmacy settings. It may include common disease state/therapy overivews and/or general pharmacy needs such as medication errors, immunizations, or law topics.

Learning Objectives

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

  • Recognize common syndromes involved in cardiovascular health. Identify cardiovascular disease risk factors
  • Identify drug classes along with brand and generic names used for cardiovascular disease risk reduction
  • Identify nonpharmacologic modalities to reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Course Accreditation

  • Activity Type:
  • CE Broker
  • Universal Activity Number:
    Pharmacy Technician : 0798-0000-23-012-H01-T
PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

Credit for this program is issued by passing the final test hosted at with a score of 70% or higher.

Technology Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Software Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Network Requirements
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.