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Test-to-Treat: Increasing Access to Health Care Services

Rannon Ching, Pharm.D.
Tarrytown Pharmacy

Learning Objectives 
  • Describe the “Test-to-Treat” initiative, how it relates to point-of-care testing (POCT), and the potential role for pharmacists.
  • Identify pharmacies/pharmacists who are eligible to participate in point-of-care initiatives, briefly outlining requirements and any necessary training.
  • List therapeutics that are currently available to patients who test positive for COVID-19.

This program consists of one video and downloadable resources in PDF format.
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Speaker information and disclosures can be found in the tab below.   



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Activity Type

  • Knowledge


Continuing Education Credit
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This online activity is approved for 0.10 CEUs (1.00 contact hour) of continuing education credit. To receive 1.00 contact hour of CE credit, the participant must watch the included video in its entirety, pass the online post-test ( >70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation. Upon successfully completing the course evaluation, the continuing pharmacy education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 3-7 days).




Test-to-Treat: Increasing Access to Health Care Services
Recorded at the 2022 PPS on Saturday, September 24
About the Speaker
Rannon Ching, Pharm.D.
Tarrytown Pharmacy
Rannon is the Pharmacist-In-Charge at Tarrytown Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy that’s been serving the community of Austin Texas since 1941. He was born in Honolulu Hawaii, living there until his family moved to Lake Travis in Austin, Texas in 2000. Rannon completed his undergraduate pre-requisites and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. Rannon manages and operates Tarrytown Pharmacy, an Austin-based independent pharmacy, and their numerous advanced clinical services; including their PGY-1 community pharmacy residency, immunization and point-of-care testing program, 3rd and 4th year IPPE and APPE UT College of Pharmacy students, and health-care facility relations. The Texas Pharmacy Association awarded him with the 2019 Excellence in Innovation award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated innovative pharmacy practice resulting in improved patient care and/or advancement of the profession of pharmacy. Rannon was also honored with the 2019 Distinguished Young Alumnus Award from the UT Austin College of Pharmacy Alumni Association. He currently serves as the Speaker for the Texas Pharmacy Association’s House of Delegates. He works closely with the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, and is involved with teaching third and fourth-year pharmacy students, developing research projects, and is a member of the college’s Experiential and Admissions committee. In addition, he equips and encourages his pharmacy team to pursue new and innovative advanced clinical services for the pharmacy.
Disclosure: Rannon Ching is an employee of Tarrytown Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy in Austin, Texas.


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Release Date: Sep 24, 2022
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 23, 2025

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