There are many continuing education
opportunities available to pharmacy professionals today. For your
convenience, we have provided a few below:
CE Programs & Events
- The California State Board of Pharmacy offers 6 hours of CE
to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that attend one full day of
the Board's quarterly meetings.
The meetings are held at different sites throughout California and
information packets relating to the meetings are placed on the Board's website
about five days prior to the meeting. For meeting dates, locations and
other information, click here.
- The Pharmacy Foundation has partnered with Learnsomething.com
to make on-line CE available in several
categories: Pharmacist, Technician, Business Owners, Employees, and more.
- The Pharmacists' Learning
Assistance Network (P.L.A.N.®) is a continuing pharmacy
education information service provided through the Accreditation Council
for Pharmacy Education. Pharmacists have the ability to search this computerized
database of all continuing pharmacy education programs offered by
ACPE-accredited providers. Pharmacists can search the database by desired
location, topic, date, and/or program format.
- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) offers over
80 on-line courses through the "CE Quick List",
available on their website. They also offer various
certificate training programs (immunizations, MTM, diabetes, lipid
management, etc.) - visit their website
for more information or contact them directly at (202) 429-7512.
- Ethics courses
that may meet the CA State Board of Pharmacy's requirements as a
condition of probation, license reinstatement or as abatement for a
citation and fine:
Board approval must
be obtained prior to the commencement of an ethics course; please contact the
Board at (916) 574-7900.
- Power-Pak CE offers ACPE-accredited on-line and print
CE programs in various topics for healthcare professionals. Registered
users receive monthly email notifications regarding new programs. Visit www.powerpak.com
for more information and to view the selection of programs.
- SCAN Health Plan offers free web-based learning modules to educate healthcare professionals in geriatric care. Visit their website to view the programs they offer.
- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
offers free on-line CE courses on their website. Visit their website to
view the selection of programs and other online CE resources for Technicians.