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Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking (T)

Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking (T)

This continuing education program is approved for 1.0 home study credit hour for pharmacy technicians.

Effective Jan. 14, 2015, a new law amending the Michigan Public Health Code (MCL 333.16148) has been put in place that requires all licensed health professionals in the state of Michigan to complete training related to identifying victims of human trafficking. This law was passed recognizing that health professionals, including pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, may be more likely to encounter a potential victim of human trafficking while delivering patient care than the average worker or citizen of the state. For current pharmacist and pharmacy technician licensees, this means that completion of a training program for identifying victims of human trafficking will be required as early as the next renewal cycle following the finalization of the corresponding Board of Pharmacy rule sets. Those who will be renewing their licenses as early as 2017 should be completing this training now to ensure they are in compliance.  MPA has developed this qualified training program to assist pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with compliance. You will receive an e-mail upon completion to maintain for your records.
Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to define the types of human trafficking, its venues and who it affects; recognize the warning signs of trafficking and how to identify trafficking victims in pharmacy and health care settings; and identify resources for pharmacy personnel to report trafficking and provide support to suspected victims.

Knowledge-type Activity

Target Audience
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacy technicians.

Amy Montague, B.S. Pharm., 2016 Pharm.D. candidate, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

Directions to View Activity and Receive Credit
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Continuing Education Credit

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Universal Activity #0112-0000-15-239-H04-T; 1.0 contact hour; Initial Release Date: 10/16/15; Expiration Date: 10/16/18

Disclosure Statement
The author has indicated that she does not have any conflicts of interest, nor does she have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.

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Internet Requirements
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Contact Information
For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA Education Planning Assistant, Andrea Schweitzer, at (517) 377-0225 or

Activity Fees

Member Price: 10.00

Standard Price: 20.00