About

The office of Continuing Pharmacy Education provides high-quality, evidence-based educational opportunities for pharmacists and technicians.


FOSTERING CONTINUING EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT

The Office

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education provides high-quality, evidence-based educational opportunities for pharmacists and technicians. The CPE Office plans, implements, and evaluates educational activities that advance professional competence, foster continuing professional development, and optimize patient-centered care and healthcare delivery.

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Top 5 Ranked College of Pharmacy

The College

In addition to being ranked in the Top 5 nationally, UF continues to maintain its No. 1 ranking among pharmacy colleges in Florida and is in the top ten for pharmacy programs overall.

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The University of Florida

The University

The University of Florida was the first Florida school to break into the US News Report top 10 public school rankings. As of the 2020 report UF ranks at No. 6 for public schools and in the top five for online graduate programs.

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Goals

Our office assists pharmacists and technicians in maintaining and enhancing their professional competence across various practice settings by offering CPE activities that enable pharmacists and technicians to:

  • Improve their knowledge of pharmacy practice and patient-centered care;
  • Enhance their abilities to apply new knowledge to optimize patient-centered care and healthcare delivery;
  • Develop expertise in specialized areas to support continuing professional development; and
  • Meet educational requirements for re-licensure.

Educational Activities

The CPE Office is committed to developing educational activities aligned with our mission and goals and consistent with identified knowledge, skill, or practice gaps for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.  We identify and prioritize educational needs through collection and analysis of learner self-reported data, needs assessment surveys, feedback from activity evaluations, professional horizon scanning, and consultation with content experts.


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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