The Role of the Telehealth Pharmacist: Defining Telehealth

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Join the APhA-APPM Medication Management Special Interest Group for The Role of the Telehealth Pharmacist: Defining Telehealth. This program is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who are interested in providing telehealth services. The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ understanding of telepharmacy, workflow considerations, and the interprofessional telehealth team. This is the first module in a 4 module series on The Role of the Telehealth Pharmacist.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define the different types of telepharmacy and the role a pharmacist can play.
  2. Describe operational workflow considerations of telepharmacy in the community setting.
  3. Discuss the dynamics in an interprofessional telehealth clinic.

Activity type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacist Technicians

Learning Level: 1

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 0202-0000-19-119-H04-P/T.

To obtain credit for completing The Role of the Telehealth Pharmacist: Defining Telehealth, watch the archived webinar, 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: January 15, 2019
Expiration date: January 15, 2022 


The Role of the Telehealth Pharmacist: Defining Telehealth is an archived, online educational activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


Jenny Bingham, PharmD, BCACP and APhA’s editorial staff 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. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association. 


There is no fee associated with this activity.

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements.