OPA Home-Study CPE Programming

Patient/Medication Safety Home-Study CPE:

  • Application of Just Culture Principles to Pharmacy Practice
    Note. This article was included in the February 2019 Ohio Pharmacist journal for members use.
    Authors: Amber Hartman, PharmD, BCGP and Jessica Kaczor, PharmD, BCPS 
    ACPE #0129-0000-19-002-H05-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU  release date:  2-15-19    expiration date:  2-15-22


    This lesson reviews what consistent Just Culture can look like in the pharmacy, and why it is important for patient safety.

Patient Safety Home-Study Fee:
OPA Member: $3
Non-member: $10   Join Now and Save!

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Law Home-Study CPE:

The Ohio Pharmacists Association is pleased to present home-study law continuing pharmacy education programs which qualify for State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy jurisprudence CPE credit.

  • Pharmacist Dispensing of Naloxone, Insulin, and Epinephrine Autoinjectors
    Note: This article was published in the October 2020 Ohio Pharmacist  journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-20-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 10-15-20   expiration date: 10-15-23

            The goal of this lesson is to review recent laws and rules that give pharmacists the authority to dispense life saving                  medication without prescriptions.

  • 2019 Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2019 Ohio Pharmacist  journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-19-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-19   expiration date: 11-15-22

    The goal of this lesson is to review recent updates to the Pharmacy Board Rules regarding license renewal procedures and term; responsibility of drug distributors to monitor and report suspicious controlled substance orders; pharmacist duty to report suspected elder abuse; reporting significant loss or theft of dangerous drugs; and recent OARRS updates.

  • Pharmacy Technician Updates to Ohio Pharmacy Laws and Rules
    Note: This article was published in the November 2018 Ohio Pharmacist  journal. 
    Author: Joseph Sabino, R.Ph., M.S. 
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-013-H03-P
    credit: 0.1 CEU   release date: 11-15-18   expiration date: 11-15-21

    This program reviews updates in the Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code regarding the requirements for registration, educational requirements and permitted activities of pharmacy technicians. 

Law Home-Study CPE Fee (per activity):
OPA Member: $10
Non-member: $30   Join Now and Save!

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Immunization Home-Study CPE:

  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Overview and Recommended Immunizations
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations.
    Authors: Vyishali Dharbhamalla, R.Ph., PharmD, Donald Bennett, R.Ph., MBA, Kathleen Nameth, R.Ph.  

    ACPE #0129-0000-20-062-H06-P 
    credit:  0.5 CEU    release date: 3-16-20    expiration date: 3-16-23

    Goal. The goal of this lesson is to provide background information on immunology and vaccine-preventable diseases, and current information on influenza, pneumococcal, hepatitis A & B, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, varicella, herpes zoster, measles, mumps, rubella, Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib), polio, and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.

    Objectives. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. demonstrate knowledge of the immune system, types of antigens, and types of immunity;
    2. identify effective immunization strategies for prevention of influenza, pneumonia, hepatitis A & B, meningitis, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, varicella, herpes zoster, measles, mumps, rubella, Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib), polio, and human papillomavirus (HPV) in at-risk populations, and the role healthcare providers play;
    3. demonstrate an understanding of the currently available vaccines for the diseases discussed, including indications, dosing recommendations, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions, and storage requirements;
    4. outline how to appropriately monitor for and treat adverse reactions, including the use of epinephrine and diphenhydramine;
    5. recognize how to report vaccine adverse events; and
    6. list key resources for current information on vaccines.

Immunization Home-Study Fee:
OPA Member: $50
Non-member: $85   Join Now and Save!

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Long-Acting Injectables Home-Study CPE:

  • Injectable Cobalamin Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Victoria Shea Swick, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-066-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 6-25-18     expiration date: 6-25-21


    This lesson provides an overview of injectable cobalamin, and a discussion of how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Injectable Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Lindsey Peters, PharmD, BCPS
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-067-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 8-16-18     expiration date: 8-16-21


    This lesson provides an overview of hormonal contraception, a discussion of drug properties of medroxyprogesterone acetate, and how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Injectable Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Review for Pharmacists
    Author: Emily Eddy, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-068-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 7-25-18     expiration date: 7-25-21


    This lesson provides an overview of prevention of preterm labor, use of hydroxyprogesterone in therapy, and how pharmacists can properly administer it.

  • Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Review for Pharmacists
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables.
    Authors: Chris Paxos, PharmD, BCPP; Ashley Tewksbury, PharmD, BCPP; Peter Wirkowski, PharmD, and Jill Nofziger, PharmD
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-069-H01-P
    credit:  0.2 CEU    release date: 8-22-18     expiration date: 8-22-21


    This lesson provides an overview of long-acting injectable antipsychotics, a discussion of drug properties, and information on how pharmacists can properly administer the injectables.

  • Injectable Naltrexone Review for Pharmacists
    Note: This article is a component of the OPF Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables.
    Authors: Jessica Mulhollan, PharmD, BCPP; Lauren Kohley, PharmD, BCPP
    ACPE #0129-0000-18-070-H01-P
    credit:  0.15 CEU    release date: 8-24-18     expiration date: 8-24-21


    This lesson provides an overview of alcohol and opioid use disorders, a discussion of drug properties of naltrexone, and information on how pharmacists can properly administer the long-acting injection.

Long-Acting Injectable Home-Study Fee (per activity):
OPA Member: $40
Non-member: $60   Join Now and Save!

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Objectives for OPF Home Study Continuing Education