Pharmacists

LIVE AND HOME STUDY C.E. YOU NEED FOR YOUR RELICENSURE AND STATE REQUIREMENTS*

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.


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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POWER-PAK C.E.® PHARMACIST LIBRARY

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

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

Topic(s): Immunizations , Influenza

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 10/31/2017
Expiration: 10/31/2019

 

2018-2019 Influenza Season: A Review for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Topic(s): Immunizations , Influenza

To provide 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 2018-2019 influenza season.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/30/2018
Expiration: 9/30/2020

 

A Systems Approach to Improving Medication Safety

Topic(s): Medication Errors , 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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/30/2016
Expiration: 6/30/2019

 

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

Topic(s): Respiratory/Pulmonary

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 2/23/2017
Expiration: 2/28/2019

 

Compounding Preparations for Ophthalmic Use in Humans

Topic(s): Ophthalmology , Compounding

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/30/2016
Expiration: 6/30/2019

 

DEA Enforcement Actions

Topic(s): Law

The goal of this on-demand webinar activity is to review recent DEA enforcement actions surrounding manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacies.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.00
ACPE / Other / 1.00
Web Publication: 9/27/2018
Expiration: 5/31/2020

 

Emergency Contraception: An Update for Pharmacists

Topic(s): Women's Health , Emergency Contraception , Pregnancy Prevention

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

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/28/2016
Expiration: 6/28/2019

 

Implementing and Providing Transitions of Care Among Health Care Settings

Topic(s): Long Term Care , Hospital/Health Systems , Transitions of Care , Community Pharmacy

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/6/2016
Expiration: 6/6/2019

 

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

Topic(s): Critical Care , Neurology , Pain Management , Hospital/Health Systems

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/1/2016
Expiration: 6/1/2019

 

Managing Pain in Older Adults

Topic(s): Pain Management

This on-demand webinar is aimed to review pain assessment and pain management in the older adult population.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.00
ACPE / Other / 1.00
Web Publication: 10/5/2018
Expiration: 10/31/2020

 

Medical Marijuana: Pharmacologic and Regulatory Considerations

Topic(s): Medical Marijuana

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/1/2016
Expiration: 9/1/2019

 

Module 10: A Review of Nonsterile Compounding Essentials for Veterinary Patients

Topic(s): Veterinary Medicine , Veterinary Pharmacy , Compounding

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.50
ACPE / Other / 2.50
Web Publication: 11/18/2016
Expiration: 6/23/2019

 

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

Topic(s): Law , Opioid Abuse

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 3.00
ACPE / Other / 3.00
Web Publication: 2/21/2017
Expiration: 2/28/2019

 

Opioids: Addiction, Overdose Prevention, and Patient Education

Topic(s): Addiction , Overdose Prevention

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/6/2016
Expiration: 6/6/2019

 

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

Topic(s): Emergency Medicine , Pediatrics , Hospital/Health Systems

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).

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 7/15/2016
Expiration: 7/15/2019

 

Perioperative Pharmacy Care—What Every Pharmacist Should Know

Topic(s): Hospital/Health Systems , Perioperative

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 7/15/2016
Expiration: 7/15/2019

 

Pharmacotherapeutic Agents for Smoking Cessation

Topic(s): 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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 12/12/2016
Expiration: 12/12/2019

 

Primer on Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection

Topic(s): HIV/AIDS

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 3.00
ACPE / Other / 3.00
Web Publication: 1/8/2019
Expiration: 1/8/2022

 

Questions, Questions, Question: Influenza Takes the Nation by Storm

Topic(s): Infectious Disease , Community Pharmacy

This activity aims to inform and educate pharmacists about the 2017-2018 influenza season, treatment and preventative measures.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.50
ACPE / Other / 1.50
Web Publication: 2/27/2018
Expiration: 2/29/2020

 

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

Topic(s): Medication Therapy Management

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

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/9/2016
Expiration: 9/9/2019

 

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

Topic(s): Patient Safety

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/1/2016
Expiration: 6/1/2019

 

The Drug Supply Chain Security Act: Improving the Integrity of Drug Distribution—2018 Update

Topic(s): Law

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 11/21/2018
Expiration: 11/30/2020

 

Update on the Drug Overdose Crisis: More Than Prescription Opioids

Topic(s): Law , Opioid

To improve the pharmacist's and technician's understanding of the problem and scope of non-medical use of prescription and illicit controlled substances, and the approaches to and consequences of regulatory and public health efforts to minimize misuse.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 10/2/2018
Expiration: 10/31/2020

 

Updates on Non-flu Vaccines/Delivering Series Vaccines in the Pharmacy Setting

Topic(s): Immunizations

To review updates on non-flu vaccines and delivering series vaccines in the pharmacy setting.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.00
ACPE / Other / 1.00
Web Publication: 11/12/2018
Expiration: 10/31/2020

 

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

Topic(s): Pharmacy Practice , Compounding , Sterile Compounding

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/1/2017
Expiration: 5/31/2019

 

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

Topic(s): Compounding

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

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 8/7/2017
Expiration: 8/31/2019

 

Vaccine Storage, Handling, and Administration, and Vaccine Adverse Events

Topic(s): Immunizations

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/23/2016
Expiration: 6/23/2019

 

Zika Virus and Its Effects in Pregnancy

Topic(s): Infectious Disease

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/1/2016
Expiration: 9/1/2019

 

Upcoming Webinars

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

January 2019

Insomnia 101: Dreaming of a Good Night’s Sleep

Presenter: Darrell Hulisz, RPh, PharmD
Date: January 23, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

Webinar Details

February 2019

Diabetes-Update on GLP-1 RA

Presenter: Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDE, FAADE, FASCP
Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

March 2019

OSHA-Blood Borne Pathogens

Presenter: Michael D. Hogue, Pharm.D., FAPhA, FNAP
Date: March 13, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

April 2019

Diabetes-SGLT2 inhibitors

Presenter: Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDE, FAADE, FASCP
Date: April 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

June 2019

Medical Errors-Second Victims

Presenter: Karen Arthur, PharmD, BCPS
Date: June 26, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST


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*Please refer to your board of pharmacy to attain information of your state requirements. Our lesson aims to meet state board of pharmacy requirements, however some states require courses that may not be offered in this library. https://nabp.pharmacy/boards-of-pharmacy/

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