The Provider’s Role in Nonprescription Medication Use for Allergies

Activity Preview

The goal of this activity is to improve the pharmacist’s ability to make informed decisions regarding the proper use of nonprescription medication for the treatment of allergies. 


Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. List nonprescription treatment options for patients with allergies.
  2. Select medications that are appropriate for the prophylaxis of allergic symptoms.
  3. Given a patient case, select appropriate nonprescription therapies for the management of allergies.

Activity type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists 

Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following activity is approved for 0.5 contact hour of CPE credit (0.05 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-18-271-H01-P

To obtain credit for completing The Provider’s Role in Nonprescription Medication Use for Allergies, complete the learning activity, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. 

Initial release date: December 21, 2018

Expiration date: December 21, 2021 


The Provider’s Role in Nonprescription Medication Use for Allergies is a home study activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. Copyright © 2018 by the American Pharmacists Association.


This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.


All individuals involved in the development of this material declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria.


There is no fee associated with this member only activity. 

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.