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TTUHSC - Think Thick, Don't Stick!

To equip pharmacists with the knowledge to educate patients regarding disposal of their sharps and increase proper disposal.



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Activity Type

  • Application

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Texas Tech University Health Sciencies Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Requirements for CE Credit

In order to receive CE credit, review the program material, pass the assessment, and complete the online evaluation.

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  • Discuss the importance for proper sharps disposals
  • Describe the current patient understanding of sharps disposal
  • Identify local, state, and national laws and regulations regarding the disposal of sharps
  • Counsel a patient on proper disposal of his sharps


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Rachel Basinger, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy

Brief Bio : Rachel Basinger, PharmD, BCPS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy Amarillo. She received her PharmD from The University of Texas College of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Christus Santa Rosa Health System in San Antonio, Texas and a PGY2 Geriatric Specialty Residency at UNC Hospitals and Clinics in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She practices under a collaborative agreement at the Texas Tech Internal Medicine clinic.

Disclosure : The presenter has no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this presentation. The speaker has no financial relationships with regard to this presentation to disclose.

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Release Date: Jun 19, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 19, 2023

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