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)

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

 

2019-2020 Influenza Season: A Review for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Topic(s): Infectious Disease , Immunizations , Influenza

To provide information on historical and new trends in influenza vaccination that impact patient care, including updated recommendations provided by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the 2019-2020 influenza season.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 10/22/2019
Expiration: 10/22/2022

 

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

 

Cannabidiol: A Moving Target for Regulators and Health Care Practitioners

Topic(s): Law , CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in marijuana which does not produce the "high" associated with tetrahydrocannbinol (THC), has become an extremely popular and widely available therapy for a wide variety of disorders, although generally with little reliable evidence.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 10/9/2019
Expiration: 10/9/2022

 

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

To review 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: 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

 

HIV/HCV Coinfection: Treatment Overview and Considerations for Antiretroviral and Direct Acting Antiviral Use

Topic(s): HIV

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.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/2/2019
Expiration: 9/2/2022

 

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

 

Implementing and Providing Transitions of Care Among Health Care Settings

Topic(s): Transitions of Care
Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 12/13/2019
Expiration: 12/13/2022

 

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

 

LGBTQ+ Cultural Awareness and Best Practices Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Topic(s): LGBTQ

To give pharmacists and pharmacy technicians the tools and information that they need to offer quality care and create a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ patients.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/9/2019
Expiration: 9/9/2022

 

Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in the ICU

Topic(s): Critical Care , Pain Management

The goal of these educational activities is to improve pharmacists' understanding of standards of care regarding therapeutic management of pain, agitation/sedation, delirium, immobility, and sleep disruption, in critically ill adults.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/9/2019
Expiration: 9/9/2022

 

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

 

Pharmacy Laws and Regulations in Texas: Recent Updates to the Texas Pharmacy Act and the Texas Board of Pharmacy Rules

Topic(s): Law

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in Texas must understand laws and regulations relating to the practice of pharmacy. This module will address recent updates to the Texas Pharmacy Act and the Texas Board of Pharmacy Rules that impact the pharmacy profession, interprofessional collaboration, and patient care.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 7/31/2019
Expiration: 7/31/2022

 

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

 

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

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: 7/8/2019
Expiration: 7/8/2022

 

The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA): Improving Integrity Through Track and Trace

Topic(s): Law

The Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA), was signed into law by President Obama on November 27, 2013. Title II of DQSA, the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), outlines critical steps to build an electronic, interoperable system to identify and trace certain prescription drugs as they are distributed in the US.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 1.00
ACPE / Other / 1.00
Web Publication: 10/10/2019
Expiration: 9/25/2022

 

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: 11/21/2021

 

The Pharmacist’s and Pharmacy Technician’s Role in Addressing Human Trafficking

Topic(s): Human Trafficking , Sex Trafficking , Labor Trafficking

To gain critical skills needed to sensitively identify, support and refer victims of human trafficking to safety.

Accreditations/Hours:
ACPE / Pharm / 2.00
ACPE / Other / 2.00
Web Publication: 9/9/2019
Expiration: 9/9/2022

 

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: 10/2/2021

 

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> 2019 Update: A Guide to Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Personnel

Topic(s): 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: 10/17/2019
Expiration: 10/17/2022

 

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: 8/7/2020

 

Upcoming Webinars

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

December 2019

Dual Diagnosis of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders - Prevalence and Medication Management

Presenter: Carol A. Ott, PharmD, BCPP
Date: December 18, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

Webinar Details

January 2020

TBD

Presenter: Marsha K. Millonig, MBA, BPharm
Date: January 22, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

February 2020

Asthma

Presenter: Darrell Hulisz, RPh, PharmD
Date: February 26, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

March 2020

Obesity

Presenter: Cynthia Moreau, PharmD
Date: March 25, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

April 2020

Opioid Update

Presenter: Kimberly Burns, RPh, JD
Date: April 29, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

May 2020

Adherence/Motivational Interviewing

Presenter: Clark Kebodeaux, PharmD, BCACP
Date: May 27, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST


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

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