The ACPE Board of Directors has approved a draft of the next revision of the Accreditation Standards and Key Elements for the Professional Program in Pharmacy Leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (“Draft Standards 2025”) along with a draft of the Self-Assessment Instrument for the Professional Degree Program of Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy (i.e., rubric) for Standards 2025. The ACPE Board has authorized a period of comment on the draft standards to begin January 26, 2024 and conclude May 15, 2024. All comments and feedback will be reviewed before finalizing the documents. The ACPE Board will release the final version of the new standards in June 2024 with implementation on July 1, 2025. Please click on Learn More to access the documents and methods to provide feedback.
CPE Administrator Workshop for ACPE-Accredited Providers VIRTUAL: February 27-29, 2024
The workshop is designed to provide knowledge of the ACPE accreditation process related to continuing pharmacy education. Not Intended for Jointly Accredited Providers.
Topic Designator 99 - Activity Review Guidance
ACPE staff reviewed a total of 3,193 activities submitted with the 99 topic designator between January and July 2023. Of these activities, 288 (9%) were labeled as 99 activities when a potentially more appropriate label was available. Guidance has been developed to assist in assigning topic designators to assure learners are receiving the most appropriate credit for completed CE activities.
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Information for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Pharmacists and technicians can now access an informational page that will be a good starting point if they have questions about their CE or the CE credit submission process.
Some topics that are covered are: UANs, CE Credit processing, P.L.A.N. Tool, and Certificate Programs
Request for CPE Field Reviewers!
Interested in serving as a volunteer reviewer for ACPE’s Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Provider Accreditation Program? For more information and to sign up, click here to visit the field reviewer interest form.
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Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Looking for Certificate Programs
Pharmacists and technicians may search Certificate Programs offered by ACPE Accredited Providers using the PLAN CE activity search tool.
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An Enhanced PLAN CE Activity Search Is Now Available For Use!!!
The ACPE PLAN CE activity search tool has been simplified to allow for more efficient searches and enhanced to allow searching by UAN or Title.
To navigate to the program or topic you are interested in, click the Quick Links below…
PharmD Program Accreditation
This professional degree program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree is judged to meet established qualifications and education standards through initial and subsequent periodic evaluations.