Community Pharmacy-based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Program


The materials in this certificate program are provided only for general educational and informational purposes and do not constitute professional or legal advice.  The National Association of Chain Drug Stores works with the program developers and a Physician Advisory Committee on an annual basis to maintain the accuracy and timeliness of the information.  Given the dynamic nature of the content area, however, certificate program trainers and participants shall not solely rely on, or act solely on the basis of, these materials or information provided during live training programs.  In addition, NACDS encourages pharmacies to seek professional or legal advice in the appropriate jurisdiction or state prior to providing point-of-care testing services.

The materials in this certificate program do not represent a standard of care or standard business practices for pharmacies.  Certificate program elements may not be appropriate for all pharmacies or practice sites.  Each pharmacy should design its service and employee education programs based upon its own unique needs and circumstances, and should modify model examples as appropriate.

Nothing contained in this certificate program shall be construed as an express or implicit invitation to engage in any illegal or anticompetitive activity.  Nothing contained in this certificate program shall, or should be, construed as an endorsement of any particular method of treatment, any particular device or test, or any particular method of pharmacy practice. By continuing participation in this program, you agree to release the National Association of Chain Drug Stores from any liability arising from your participation in this program, including, but not limited to, the live training, or in any way associated with your professional practice.  

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No part of these certificate program materials may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocoyping, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.