About the Power-Pak C.E. Pharmacist Library

Purchase unlimited access to all 27 CE courses (74 credit hours) listed below for 2 years for a one-time fee of $97.

Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive library of accredited pharmacist continuing education. These ACPE-accredited activities focus on the following subject areas and will be updated continually: patient safety, pharmacy law, pharmacology, drug information, and general pharmacy practice.

Our pharmacist specific courses were developed by educational specialists from Postgraduate Healthcare Education, Power-Pak C.E. in conjunction with faculty from leading colleges of pharmacy.

*Note for Pennsylvania and Florida only: As required by your state board we are in the process of securing approval for the following courses: child abuse in Pennsylvania; HIV/AIDS and controlled substances in Florida. These few courses will be added to library over the next few months. All other courses and credit hours in this library meet your state requirements. Note for Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Oregon only: This library does not include the few courses that you can only get directly from your State Board or other state-based groups. All other courses and credit hours in this library meet your state requirements.

What's Included in Your Package Purchase

  • Unlimited access to over 25 key C.E. topics across all major therapeutic areas and practice management
  • Over 74 credit hours presented in the widely used Power-Pak C.E. format
  • Access to one live CE Webinar every month for 24 months
  • Designed to meet your pharmacist relicensure requirements
  • Topics Include: Pharmacy Law, Medication Errors/Patient Safety, Controlled Substances/Opioid Safety, Immunizations/Vaccines, Compounding, HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, Veterinary Medications and more
  • Choose from a broad selection of activities so you're sure to find courses that interest you
  • All courses available to you 24/7 for 2 years so you can take them whenever you need them

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List of CE Courses (Minimum of 50 CE hours always available)

2017-2018 Influenza Season: A Review for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

This activity provides information on historical and new trends in influenza immunization that impact patient care, including updated recommendations provided by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the 2017-2018 influenza season.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Abuse-Deterrent Formulations: Clinical Applications and Utility in Chronic Pain

The goal of this activity is to understand the rationale and utility of abuse-deterrent formulations, examine the various technologies, and review their current regulatory status.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Aerosol Delivery Devices Used in the Treatment of Asthma: Improving Patient Education to Prevent Hospital Readmissions

To improve pharmacists' understanding of the performance characteristics related to various aerosol delivery devices and distinguish which aerosol delivery device is most appropriate for an individual patient.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


A Review of Nonsterile Compounding Essentials for Veterinary Patients

This course aims to provide pharmacists with knowledge and skills to facilitate preparation of high quality and legally compliant simple, moderate, and complex nonsterile compounded preparations for veterinary patients.

2.5 CPE Credit Hours


A Systems Approach to Improving Medication Safety

This Patient Safety course aims to improve the pharmacist's awareness of multiple underlying system failures that often lead to error, many of which can be identified through root cause analysis or assessed using case reviews or other investigative techniques.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Compounding Preparations for Ophthalmic Use in Humans

This course aims to review the components and delivery systems of sterile compounded ophthalmic medications and how to properly prepare them according to United States Pharmacopeia standards.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Current Topics in Sterile Compounding: The Drug Quality and Security Acts

This course is designed to present information on the laws and oversight governing compounding pharmacies and newly designated outsourcing facilities.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Diabetes Update: New and Emerging Antihyperglycemic Agents

This course aims to educate pharmacists on select new and emerging medications for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Emphasis will be placed on the mechanisms of action, efficacy, tolerability, and key patient counseling information for each agent and/or drug class.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Emergency Contraception: An Update for Pharmacists

This course reviews the four available methods of emergency contraception and educate pharmacists about each methods' strengths and limitations.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Evidence-Based Treatment of Dyslipidemia: Patient-Centered Evaluation and Management

This activity's goal is to highlight recent changes in management approaches for dyslipidemia; review drugs used to lower lipids; and address select special populations.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Factor Replacement Therapy in Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B

To inform pharmacists of the available factor replacement products and prophylaxis and treatment strategies for hemophilia and enable them to provide comprehensive care for patients with hemophilia A or hemophilia B.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


FDA's Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies Program: What Pharmacists Need to Know

The goal of this activity is to update pharmacists regarding the progression of risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS).

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


HIV Treatment Overview and Considerations for Antiretroviral Use in Patients with HCV Coinfection

To review screening and management of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and HIV/HCV coinfected treatment-naive patients, with special emphasis on the role of the pharmacist as a member of the health care team caring for the HIV/HCV-coinfected patient.

3.0 CPE Credit Hours


Implementing and Providing Transitions of Care Among Health Care Settings

The goal of this program is to inform and educate pharmacists about transitions of care and the need for collaboration with other health care professionals as patients transition from one health care setting to the next and provide resources, tools, and key components for implementing and/or improving transitions of care as suggested in primary literature and governing bodies.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Critically Ill Adult Patients

The goal of this course is to improve pharmacists understanding of best standards of care in regards to therapeutic management of pain, agitation, and delirium in critically ill adults.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Medical Marijuana: Pharmacologic and Regulatory Considerations

It is important for Pharmacists and Pharmacy technicians to understand the current issues surrounding the nonmedical use of prescribed controlled substances, including the approaches to and consequences of regulatory efforts to minimize diversion. An emphasis on rescheduling is also included in this activity.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Opioid Analgesics: Best Practices for Prescribing, Dispensing, and Preventing Diversion

To increase pharmacists' understanding of opioid use, diversion, and abuse in West Virginia; review safe and effective opioid prescribing and dispensing practices for pain management; and review opioid antagonist prescribing and administration in West Virginia.

3.0 CPE Credit Hours


Opioids: Addiction, Overdose Prevention, and Patient Education

This activity is designed to educate pharmacists about treatment concerns associated with addiction, life-saving treatments to prevent opioid overdose and patient education about naloxone rescue therapy.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Optimizing Use of Biologic DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Pharmacists taking this course will be presented with a review of clinical and practical aspects of use of biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

2.5 CPE Credit Hours


Pediatric Readiness in the Hospital Setting: Preparing Pharmacists for Pediatric Emergencies

This course is designed to discuss the unique issues that pharmacists must consider when providing care for pediatric patients in institutional settings during times of disasters (biological, chemical, natural, and radiological).

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Perioperative Pharmacy Care—What Every Pharmacist Should Know

This activity describes four major areas of perioperative care relevant to pharmacists practicing in acute and other care settings: antibiotic prophylaxis in surgical patients; malignant hyperthermia, safe use of alvimopan, and management of systemic toxicities of local anesthetics.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Pharmacotherapeutic Agents for Smoking Cessation

The goal of this program is to increase the pharmacist's knowledge base regarding pharmacologic treatment options used for smoking cessation, with a focus on nicotine replacement therapies.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Primer on Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection

This activity is designed to educate pharmacists about prevention and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and review Florida-specific legislation related to HIV testing requirements.

3.0 CPE Credit Hours


Reaching for the 'Stars': Medication Nonadherence, Root Causes, and Methods for Intervention

To describe medication nonadherence and pharmacists' roles in addressing it under the Medicare Five-Star Quality Rating System.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Safe and Effective Use of Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids: Overview of ER/LA Opioid Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategy

The goal of this course is to provide pharmacists with timely and practical education on the role of long-acting and extended-release opioids in the management of chronic pain with emphasis on safety and appropriate monitoring. 

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Texas State Law Primer and Updates

Pharmacists in the state of Texas are now required to complete 1-credit hour of continuing education (CE) on the topic of Texas-specific pharmacy law. This CE activity reviews the purpose and composition of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, continuing education requirements for pharmacists, legal requirements for various product substitutions, situations that require a pharmacist to provide patient counseling, and the preparation of prescriptions within legal limits.

1.0 CPE Credit Hour


The Drug Supply Chain Security Act: Improving the Integrity of Drug Distribution

The goal of this activity is to provide relevant education to pharmacists about the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) to improve the integrity of the drug supply distribution chain, while learning methods to identify suspect product.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


The Utility of Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in the Hospital Setting

Identifying and preventing medication errors is a significant challenge in all health care settings. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must understand common methodologies for detecting sources of risk in order to participate in error and risk investigations and to implement changes in pharmacy practice. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy, provider number 50-17869.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Update on the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

The goal of the activity is to update pharmacists and pharmacy technicians about the current issues surrounding the nonmedical use of prescribed controlled substances, including the approaches to and consequences of regulatory efforts to minimize diversion, with an emphasis on rescheduling. 

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


USP General Chapter <797>: A Guide to Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Personnel

To present requirements for establishing and maintaining policies, facilities, and personnel needed for production of sterile compounded preparations in accordance with laws, regulations, and standards in the United States.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


USP General Chapter <800>: A Pharmacy Professional's Guide to Handling and Compounding Hazardous Drugs

This compounding CE activity presents information on the practice issues, standards, and regulatory framework related to the handling of and compounding hazardous drugs.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Vaccine Storage, Handling, and Administration, and Vaccine Adverse Events: A Review for the Pharmacist

Pharmacists will be better informed about current practices in vaccine storage, handling, and administration, and provide an update on adverse reactions to vaccines by taking this educational activity.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Zika Virus and Its Effects in Pregnancy

This course is designed to educate pharmacists about the effect of Zika infection during pregnancy, modes of transmission, signs and symptoms of infection, and preventive measures.

2.0 CPE Credit Hours


Upcoming Webinars

One live webinar is available each month for 1 hour of live CE credit.


Medications in the Elderly
Presenter: Darrell Hulisz, RPh, PharmD
Date: February 21, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Register Now!


Medication Safety—Pediatric focus
Presenter: Margo Farber, PharmD
Date: March 29, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Coming Soon!


Presenter: Darrell Hulisz, RPh, PharmD
Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Coming Soon!

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