Available Until 2/24/2025

Multiple Specialty Pharmacy Accreditations: Is More Always Better?

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-22-040-H04-P/T
Release Date: February 24, 2022
Expiration Date: February 24, 2025
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
CE Credits: 1.0 contact hour, (0.1 CEU) no partial credit
Activity Fee: Members – Free / Non-Member – Not Available

This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview

will review what types of specialty pharmacy accreditations are available and will feature content experts who have navigated each type of accreditation. The presentation is in panel format with the audience asking questions of the expert presenters.

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians involved in specialty pharmacy operations and accreditation processes.

  1. List the different types of Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation.
  2. Distinguish among specialty pharmacy accreditating bodies.
  3. Select which types of accreditation to pursue to fill potential gaps in business development..

  • Introduction and Announcements
  • Presentation
  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion

  • Kathy Bricker, PharmD, BCPS, DPLA, Quality and Compliance Coordinator, Community & Specialty Pharmacy, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC

  • Jacqualine Igwe, PharmD, BCPS, Ambulatory Pharmacy Accreditation and Quality Coordinator, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL

  • Chelsea Maier, PharmD, CSP, Specialty Pharmacy Manager, UofL Health, Louisville, KY

  • Christopher Miller, PharmD, Pharmacy Regulatory Specialist, Novant Health, Charlotte, NC

  • Gene Rhea, PharmD, MHA, Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer: Retail and Specialty Services, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company.

This activity consists of a recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity.

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Claim your CE at http://elearning.ashp.org. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.