Advancing Health Equity: Community Health Workers in Pharmacy

Advancing Health Equity: Community Health Workers in Pharmacy

This enlightening course defines a Community Health Worker (CHW) and showcases how the successful integration of a CHW at a community pharmacy practice site can revolutionize patient care. In an era where healthcare extends beyond traditional boundaries, this course explores how pharmacy technicians dually trained as CHWs can bridge the gap between pharmacy provided services and community well-being. Learners will understand how CHWs are trained to enhance patient outcomes, improve medication adherence, address social determinants of health, and promote overall community health. Join this course to learn how CHWs can help shape the future of pharmacy practice by making a positive impact on the care and well-being of a community.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Identify the regulatory and financial drivers of health equity services
2. Define Community Health Worker (CHW)
3. Compare and contrast fee-for-service and value-based models of care
4. Recognize the pivotal role of CHWs in acting as a bridge between healthcare systems and underserved communities to improve health equity
5. Discuss the potential advantages, growth opportunities, and collaborative training associated with being a CHW

Jake Galdo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP
CEO, Seguridad
Managing Network Facilitator, CPESN Health Equity

Nathan McGregor, CPhT- CHW
Certified Pharmacy TechnicianProfessional Pharmacy

Dr. Galdo discloses that his spouse is employed by Eli Lilly and is a former employee of Prime Therapeutics. He is also the CEO of Seguridad, Inc. and Managing Network Facilitator of CPESN Health Equity. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.   

Nathan MacGregor has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.  

This Course Meets Health Equity Compliance Requirements for Washington State.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: December 1, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: December 1, 2026

Copyright 2023, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-329-H04-P
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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1h 15m

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04 Pharmacy Administration





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