Pharmacists

ALL THE 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


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

Topic(s): Medication Errors , Patient Safety

Identifying and preventing medication errors is a significant challenge in all healthcare 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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 1/30/2019
Expiration: 1/30/2022

 

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

 

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: 2/23/2020

 

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

 

Diabetes Update: New Agents and New Treatment Approaches

Topic(s): Diabetes

This activity is designed to: 1) educate pharmacy professionals on recently approved antihyperglycemic products, and 2) update pharmacy professionals on recent guidance and recommendations on medication selection in people with type 2 diabetes based on key patient- and drug-related factors.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 4/30/2019
Expiration: 4/30/2022

 

Emergency Contraception: An Update for Pharmacists

Topic(s): Women's Health , Emergency Contraception
Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 7/8/2019
Expiration: 7/8/2022

 

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

Topic(s): Cardiology , Cardiovascular , Cholesterol Management

This activity is intended to provide health care professionals with an update regarding recommendations within the 2018 Cholesterol Guideline for the management of hypercholesterolemia, lipid-lowering medications, statin-associated side effects, and treatment of special populations.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 6/10/2019
Expiration: 6/10/2022

 

Identification and Stabilization of Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Topic(s): Addiction , Drug Abuse

Module 1. To provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with a description of the opioid crisis and ensure that they have the information necessary to recognize opioid use disorder and provide short-term stabilization.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 11/30/2018
Expiration: 11/30/2021

 

Insomnia 101: Dreaming of a Good Night’s Sleep

Topic(s): Neurology , Insomnia

To review the epidemiology, pathogenesis and adverse consequences of chronic insomnia and review interventions including non-pharmacological and pharmacological used for insomnia.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.00
ACPE / Other / 1.00
Web Publication: 4/29/2019
Expiration: 1/31/2021

 

Latest Developments in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Topic(s): Cardiology , Atrial Fibrillation

To review the epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical presentation of atrial fibrillation and highlight relevant guidelines for the management of the disease, with an emphasis on the selection of appropriate drug therapy.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 2/18/2019
Expiration: 2/18/2022

 

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 CONSIDERATIONS AND REGULATORY UPDATE

Topic(s): Law , Medical Marijuana

To provide an understanding of the pharmacology, and potential clinical uses of marijuana and its constituents and to provide a basis for appreciation of the controversy and legal issues surrounding evolving state and federal programs that attempt to regulate the availability of marijuana for medical and non-medical use.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 4/12/2019
Expiration: 4/12/2022

 

Medication Assisted Treatment in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Topic(s): Drug Abuse , Opioid Use Disorder

Module 2. The goal of this module is to ensure that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have the necessary information to provide optimal treatment for patients with opioid use disorder who are receiving medication assisted treatment.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 10/18/2018
Expiration: 10/31/2020

 

Medication Safety in Patients with Diabetes

Topic(s): Patient Safety

To review updates on the medication use process and identifying vulnerabilities for unsafe practices focusing on the patient with diabetes.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.00
ACPE / Other / 1.00
Web Publication: 1/24/2019
Expiration: 11/30/2020

 

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

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

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: 6/21/2019
Expiration: 6/21/2022

 

Naloxone and Other Harm-Reduction Strategies for Opioid Use Disorder

Topic(s): Addiction , Drug Abuse

Module 3. To ensure that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians understand the concept of harm reduction as it relates to the management of opioid use disorder and, specifically, the role of naloxone in managing an opioid overdose.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 11/30/2018
Expiration: 11/30/2021

 

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: 2/21/2020

 

Optimizing Use of Biologic DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Topic(s): Rheumatology , Arthritis

To review clinical and practical aspects of use of biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.50
ACPE / Other / 2.50
Web Publication: 5/14/2019
Expiration: 5/14/2022

 

Pain Management Principles and Pharmacology

Topic(s): Pain Management , Opioid Abuse , Opioid , Opioid Addiction

Module 4. By completing this program, clinicians will be able to discuss the approach to pain management in patients with acute or chronic pain. Participants in this program will also be able to discuss the mechanism and common adverse effects of agents commonly used to manage pain.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 11/30/2018
Expiration: 11/30/2021

 

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 Responsible Disposal of Medication: Why it’s Important

Topic(s): Law

To educate pharmacist about safe and responsible disposal of medication, the laws regarding medication disposal and how they can assist patients in the pharmacy setting.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 5/14/2019
Expiration: 2/23/2022

 

Selecting and Compounding Medications for Ophthalmic Use

Topic(s): Compounding
Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 7/8/2019
Expiration: 7/8/2022

 

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: 9/30/2019

 

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

 

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.

July 2019

Migraines

Presenter: Darrell Hulisz, RPh, PharmD
Date: July 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

Webinar Details

August 2019

Mental Health First Aid

Presenter: Carol A. Ott, PharmD, BCPP
Date: August 28, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

 


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*Note for Florida, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC only: As required by your state board, we are in the process of securing approval for the following courses: controlled substances in Florida, child abuse in Pennsylvania, and cultural competence/LGBTQ education in Washington, DC. These courses will be added to the library over the next few months. Note for Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, 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 requirement.

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