The Howard University College of Pharmacy (HUCOP) Office of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a CE Provider of Continuing Education for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The Office has been an accredited provider since 1995 and accredits numerous programs each year on various topics of relevance on the local, regional, and national levels of healthcare. To assist pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in meeting their licensure requirements while advancing their practice, HUCOP Office of CPE has accredited and/or partnered with various organizations, companies and associations including but not limited to: Washington DC Pharmacy Association (WDCPhA), Howard University College of Pharmacy Alumni Association, Clinical Pharmacy Associates (CPA), Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA), Ethiopian Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in Diaspora (EPPAD), Mid-Atlantic Aids Education and Training Center (MAAETC), and American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP).
The mission of the Howard University College of Pharmacy - Office of Continuing Professional Education is to promote the professional development of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other professionals in the field of pharmacy in various practice settings with an emphasis on educational programs that focus on current trends in drug therapy management, training areas emphasized by the Washington DC pharmacy licensure requirements and management of diseases in various populations.
The goal of the Howard University College of Pharmacy Continuing Profession Education Program (CPEP) is to achieve the mission statement of the Howard University College of Pharmacy CPE Program, the goals of the Howard University College of Pharmacy CPE programs will be to:
- Impact pharmacy practice in a variety of practice settings
- Impact coverage of training areas emphasized by the Washington DC pharmacy licensure requirements.
- Have an impact on pharmacy practice in a variety of specific disease populations.
Once you have completed the forms, please submit the application and LOA, Conflict of interest forms, as well as each speaker/presenter's CV/Resume to HUCOPCPEoffice@howard.edu
*** Please note that an application and COI forms MUST be completed for all speakers/presenters as well as by the adviser and/or mentor which in this instance is yourself***
The Speakers or PowerPoint SLIDES should follow the guidelines mentioned below. For further details regarding PowerPoints, please refer to the attached checklist:
Maximum of 45 slides per 1 hour (60 minutes) of CE credit
The FIRST SLIDE includes the title of the presentation, and name, title, and academic/professional credentials of the speaker
The SECOND SLIDE includes disclosure. If no disclosure, state “Nothing to Disclose” in the second slide.
The THIRD SLIDE should list the objectives.
The FINAL SLIDE should include the “ CE ACCESS CODE” and instruction on how to claim CE Credit. Refer to the sample slide attached.
REFERENCE SLIDE(s) - All references/citations should be consolidated on one or multiple slides EVEN if referenced on individual slides. The placement of the reference slide(s) is left to the speaker's discretion as long as it is not the: First, Second, Third, or Final slide.
In addition to the above requirements, your Program Announcement/ FLYER/MARKETING MATERIAL - should include the components outlined below. For further guidance, please refer to the attached Program Announcement template.
Faculty member (Name, degree, and title/position)
Date of activity
Target audience (Pharmacist, Technician or Both)
Place of activity
Format (live, home study, both, etc.)
All credentials must be sent to:
Howard University College of Pharmacy
Office of Continuing Professional Education
Annex III - Suite #118
2300 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20059
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Anthea V. Francis, RPh
Coordinator, Office of Continuing Professional Education