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Am J Pharm Educ. 2010 April 12; 74(3): 54.
PMCID: PMC2865422

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education: Annual Report

Peter H. Vlasses, PharmD, DSc (Hons.), BCPS, FCCP,corresponding authora Jeffrey W. Wadelin, PhD,b and Dimitra V. Travlos, PharmD, BCPSc

This is the 79th annual report of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). This report summarizes ACPE's activities covering the period January 12, 2009 to January 24, 2010, and is available to the profession and to the general public.

In 2009, the ACPE Board and Staff successfully undertook their responsibilities and advanced various aspects of the existing strategic plan. The following highlighted the ACPE year:

ACPE OFFICERS

The 2009-2010 ACPE officers (appointing organization in parentheses) were: President – William A. Gouveia, MS, FASHP, Adjunct Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University (American Pharmacists Association, APhA); Vice President – Heidi M. Anderson, PhD, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, University of Kentucky (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, AACP); and re-elected Secretary/Treasurer – Donald H. Williams, RPh, FASHP, Former Executive Director, Washington State Board of Pharmacy (National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, NABP).

Officers for the January 25, 2010 – January 19, 2011, are as follows (appointing organization in parentheses): President - Heidi M. Anderson, PhD, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, University of Kentucky (AACP); Vice President – Robert S. Beardsley, RPh, PhD, Professor, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (AACP); and Secretary-Treasurer – Michael A. Moné, RPh, JD, FAPhA, Vice President Anti-Diversion & Supply, Chain Integrity & Sr., Regulatory Counsel, Healthcare Supply Chain Services, Cardinal Health (NABP).

The ACPE Board and Staff expressed their appreciation to William A. Gouveia and Donald H. Williams for their meritorious service.

The first phase of new board designee orientation was conducted immediately preceding the January 2010 Board of Directors meeting, with the final phase to be completed at the June 2010 meeting. New Board Designees include: Barbara G. Burch, MS, EdD, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Western Kentucky University (American Council on Education, ACE); Bruce Canaday, PharmD, Pharmacy Director, Department of Pharmacotherapy, South East Area Health Education Center (American Pharmacists Association, APhA); Stephanie F. Gardner, PharmD, EdD, Dean, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, AACP); and Dennis McAllister, RPh, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Medco Health Solutions (National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, NABP).

CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION (CPE) COMMISSION

The CPE Commission met at ACPE on May 5-7, 2009, and again on November 17-19, 2009. The appointed members of the Commission, the officers, and their affiliations were:

  • Mary-Anne Benedict, MSN, RN (VA New England Health Care System)
  • Stephen Caiola, MS (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy)
  • Janet Cline, RPh (Creative Educational Concepts, Inc.) – Chair
  • Jeannine Dickerhofe (Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado Department of Pharmacy) – Vice-Chair
  • Kristin Janke, PhD (University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy)
  • John Clay Kirtley, PharmD (Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy)
  • Scott Meyers, RPh, MS, FASHP (Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists)
  • Jennifer Moulton, RPh (Iowa Pharmacy Association)
  • Judy Walter Filip (Independent consultant), and
  • Timothy Welty, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS University of Kansas School of Pharmacy).

Donna S. Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP was elected by her peers to serve as the ACPE Board Liaison to the Commission in 2009 and was re-elected by her peers to serve as the 2010 ACPE Board Liaison to the Commission. The Commission receives staff support from the ACPE CPE staff.

Commission Officers for 2010-2011 are Chair – Jeanine Dickerhofe, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado Department of Pharmacy, and Vice Chair - Scott Meyers, RPh, MS, FASHP, Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists. Outgoing officer Cline was thanked for her meritorious service as Chair of the CPE Commission.

STAFF CHANGES

The ACPE full-time staff has grown to 13 FTE. In April 2009, Rachael A. Deeds was hired as Administrative Assistant. In August, 2009, Jennifer L. Baumgartner was hired as Assistant Executive Director, Continuing Pharmacy Education Provider Accreditation Program.

Consultants working with ACPE on accreditation activities included: Kimberly Catledge, Robert Elenbaas, Max Ray, Anne-Marie Sesti, and Dawn Zarembski.

PUBLIC INTEREST PANEL

The ACPE Public Interest Panel reviews all proposed professional degree program actions and recommendations and provides comments and recommendations to the ACPE Board of Directors for their consideration. The panel members for 2009-2010 were: Michael A. Diamond, President of World Resources Chicago and adjunct professor at Northwestern University and DePaul University; James E. Hall, MBA, Partner, Director and Chief Financial Officer, Apex Insurance Managers, LLC, Chicago; and Erin Keyser Norton, MBA, Vice President - Credit, Corporate and Investment Banking, Bank of Montreal / Harris NA.

SUMMARY OF ACCREDITATION ACTIVITIES

A summary of accreditation activities for the year is:

  • For the professional degree accreditation program:
    • ■ Number of accredited programs: 120 (94 full, 18 Candidate, 8 Precandidate)
    • ■ Full site visits for continuation of accreditation: 19 (Customary 6
    • ■ -year term, n= 12; 2-year term, n=5; 1-year term, n=2)
    • ■ Preaccreditation site visits:
      • For precandidate: 7
      • For advancement to candidate: 10
      • Continuation of candidate: 6
      • For advancement to full: 4
    • ■ Focused site visits (for additional monitoring): 10
    • ■ Interim reports: 54
    • ■ Programs placed on Probation: 0
    • ■ Programs having Probation removed: 3
    • ■ New program evaluation activities:
      • Pre-candidate on-site visits authorized: 5
      • Pre-candidate status granted: 7
      • Candidate status granted: 9
      • Continued candidate status: 6
      • Full accreditation status granted: 4
    • For the continuing education provider accreditation program:
      • ■ Number of accredited providers: 389
      • ■ New Applications: 11
      • ■ First Reviews: 11
      • ■ Second Reviews: 18
      • ■ Comprehensive Reviews (formerly called Petitions for reaccreditation): 38
      • ■ Interim Reports: 116
      • ■ Progress Reports: 28
      • ■ Shorter terms of accreditation: 19
      • ■ Programs placed on Probation: 0
      • ■ Inactive: 1
      • ■ Discontinuations: 24

ACPE ACTIVITIES

  • A new Strategic Plan was developed, distributed to ACPE stakeholders, and implementation was begun.
  • The ACPE Report of Proceedings were distributed electronically to ACPE stakeholders and posted on the ACPE web site after the June 2009 and January 2010 Board of Director meetings. Opportunity was given for the submission of written third party comments concerning qualifications for accreditation or preaccreditation. No comments were received.
  • Two issues of our newsletter, ACPE Update, were published and distributed to ACPE stakeholders. Sharon Hudson serves as the editor of the ACPE Update.
  • The Directory of Accredited Professional Degree Programs of Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy and the Directory of Accredited Providers of Continuing Education were maintained on the ACPE website. These directories provide both program/provider accreditation information and public information regarding the ACPE accreditation processes.
  • The 13th ACPE Continuing Education conference was held in St. Louis, Missouri on October 5-8, 2009. This year's theme was New CPE Standards: Gateway to Implementation. The conference revolved around ACPE's new Accreditation Standards, Policies and Procedures, all of which came into effect January 1, 2009. The focus was on providing the ACPE-accredited providers with the tools they need to plan, implement, and evaluate continuing education activities which meet the new standards. In addition, all CPE administrators had the opportunity to initiate their own continuing professional development (CPD) tool. Approximately 260 attendees participated in the conference.
  • New Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education became effective as of January 1, 2009. These standards introduced three types of CPE activities: knowledge; application; and practice. In addition, a conference call among the reviewers, a commissioner, and a staff member was added as a component of the evaluation process for comprehensive reviews of accredited CPE providers.
  • ACPE has incorporated the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support into the new CPE standards. All CPE providers' eligibility regarding whether or not they were deemed as a commercial interest per the definition in the Standards for Commercial Support was re-reviewed by ACPE staff and CPE Commission. Providers whose eligibility raised questions were contacted by ACPE staff.
  • An evaluation of the Definition of CE for the Profession of Pharmacy as it relates to pharmacy technician CPE was conducted. ACPE evaluated 188 providers that conduct CE for pharmacy technicians. Approximately 80% of the CPE activities designated for pharmacy technicians were in accord with the Definition. The providers of the remaining 20% of CPE activities were issued letters asking them to modify their objectives or open further discussion.
  • ACPE, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Accreditation Program are collaborating in offering “Accreditation of Continuing Education Planned by the Team for the Team.” The goals of this joint accreditation are to support healthcare team-focused education that improves patient care, and at the same time to streamline the accreditation processes. Joint Accreditation for the Provider of Continuing Education for the Healthcare Team is available for organizations already accredited by at least two of the three national accrediting bodies: ACCME, ACPE, and/or ANCC. A pilot is ongoing with two organizations who met the criteria to establish the procedures for the joint review process. The results of the pilot and plans for expansion of the collaboration will be announced in the summer of 2010.
  • The CPE Commission recommended to the ACPE Board of Directors a Continuing Professional Development Communications Plan that was approved. The plan calls for the establishment of a working group with national expertise to assist with its implementation.
  • Executive Director Peter H. Vlasses served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Association of Specialized & Professional Accreditors (ASPA) and received an honorary Doctor of Science from Mercer University.
  • Michael J. Rouse, ACPE Assistant Executive Director International and Professional Affairs, was elected President of the Council on Credentialing in Pharmacy (CCP). He co-authored the CCP Resource Paper - Scope of Contemporary Practice: Roles, Responsibilities and Functions of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians; co-drafted CCP's Pharmacy Technician Credentialing Framework and drafted the International Pharmaceutical Federation's Policy Statement on Quality Assurance of Pharmacy Education.
  • In addition, the ACPE staff was active in interactions and activities designed to enhance ACPE's ability to conduct its core activities; keep abreast of developments in the field of accreditation and in pharmacy; and ensure enhanced communications with and understanding of ACPE by our constituents. Meetings on matters of common interest were held with or presentations or attendance by ACPE board and/or staff members occurred involving the following organizations or meetings (chronologic order; some on more than one occasion): AACP/ACPE Assessment and Accreditation Focus Group; Alliance for Continuing Medical Education; Council for Higher Education Accreditation; American Medical Association (AMA) Task Force on CME Provider- Industry Collaboration; AACP IPPE Task Force Meeting; APhA Board of Trustees; Community Pharmacy Foundation; Accreditation of Interprofessional Health Education Forum; AACP Interim Meeting; Council on Credentialing in Pharmacy; Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners; Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education/ACPE/American Nurses Credentialing Center Interprofessional CE Meeting; American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Board of Directors; CHEA Task Force on Value of Accreditation; American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Commission on Credentialing; Association of Specialized & Professional Accreditors (ASPA); APhA Annual meeting; American College of Clinical Pharmacy; ASPA Board of Directors; NABP Annual Meeting; National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations; AACP E-Accreditation Project Meeting; ACPE/ASHP Focus Group on Competencies for Institutional Pharmacists; European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy; PHARMINE project meeting; APhA Foundation Advisory Committee; APhA Foundation Pinnacle Awards; Life Long Learning in Pharmacy Conference; AACP Annual Meeting; AACP Board of Directors; District 5 AACP-NABP Meeting; Africa Regional Education Workshop; Chicago Area Accreditors, International Pharmaceutical Federation Congress; National Institute for Quality Improvement and Education Conference; District 1 & 2 AACP-NABP Meeting; University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy; Sesquicentennial Symposium; AMA CME Provider Industry Task Force Meeting; National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation; American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; District 4 AACP-NABP Meeting; ASHP Midyear Meeting; and ASHP/ACPE Competencies Focus Group.

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS OF PHARMACY

Accreditation Actions Taken

On the basis of comprehensive, focused, and staff consultation evaluations conducted during the reporting year, communications received from the institutions, ongoing review of first-time NAPLEX® passing rates and entry class size and comments of the Public Interest Panel, the Board of Directors determined the accreditation status along with specified terms and conditions for various professional programs noted below. (Note: A list of accredited professional degree programs of colleges and schools of pharmacy, which designates the respective history of the accreditation status of the programs and the academic year for the next currently scheduled evaluation, is posted on the ACPE web site at www.acpe-accredit.org.) An action to “affirm” implies that a previously established accreditation term has been confirmed. An action to “continue” implies that the accreditation date has been extended. The accreditation actions taken are as follows:

For Purposes of Considering Continued Accreditation Status:

Campbell University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2014-2015)

Lebanese American University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2011-2012)

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Pharmacy –Worcester

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2011-2012)

Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

Northeastern University Bouvè College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

University of Colorado-Denver School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2011-2012)

University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2014-2015)

University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2015-2016)

Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

For Purposes of Consideration of Advancement from Candidate Accreditation Status to Full Accreditation Status:

Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: full accreditation was granted. (2009-2010; 2011-2012)

Pacific University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: full accreditation was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: full accreditation was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: full accreditation was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

For Purposes of Consideration of Continuation of Candidate Status:

East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

Texas A&M University Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

University of Findlay School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was continued. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

For Purposes of Considering Advancement from Precandidate Accreditation Status to Candidate Accreditation Status:

Belmont University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

California Northstate College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was continued in June 2009 and candidate status was granted in January 2010. (2008-2009; 2011-2012)

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Harding University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Sullivan University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson College of Health Sciences Jefferson School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Touro New York College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Union University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: candidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Interim Monitoring Based on Focused On-site Evaluation Visit:

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was affirmed. (2004-2005; 2010-2011)

Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2012-2013)

Palm Beach Atlantic University Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued, and the probationary status previously given to the program was lifted. (2008-2009; 2010-2011)

Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2011-2012)

South University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: in June 2009, accreditation was continued with a focused visit in fall 2009 and in January 2010, accreditation was affirmed. (2008-2009; 2011-2012)

Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2009-2010; 2011-2012)

University of California San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2012-2013)

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Pharmacy – Worcester

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was affirmed. (2006-2007; 2009-2010)

Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: accreditation was continued. (2008-2009; 2012-2013)

For Purposes of Consideration of Application for Preaccreditation Status:

Concordia University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was granted. (2009-2010; 2010-2011)

D'Youville College School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was granted. (2009-2010; 2010-2011)

Husson College School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was granted. (2009-2010; 2010-2011)

Regis University School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was granted. (2009-2010; 2010-2011)

University of New England School of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy Program: precandidate status was granted. (2008-2009; 2009-2010)

Consideration of Applications for Precandidate Status

The following requests for precandidate or candidate status of a Doctor of Pharmacy program were considered on the basis of an application and presentation. Moreover, it should be understood that ACPE may grant or deny Preaccreditation status based upon the evaluation process set forth.

Concordia University School of Pharmacy

In June 2009, an on-site evaluation was authorized to be conducted during fall 2009, so as to provide the basis for the Board's consideration of precandidate accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at its January 2010 meeting.

D'Youville College School of Pharmacy

In June 2009, an on-site evaluation was authorized to be conducted during fall 2009, so as to provide the basis for the Board's consideration of precandidate accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at its January 2010 meeting.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy

In June 2009, an on-site evaluation was not authorized. The institution was advised to submit a revised application. In January 2010, an on-site evaluation was authorized to be conducted during spring 2010, so as to provide the basis for the Board's consideration of precandidate accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at its June 2010 meeting.

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

In June 2009, an on-site evaluation was authorized to be conducted during fall 2009, so as to provide the basis for the Board's consideration of precandidate accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at its January 2010 meeting.

St. Joseph College School of Pharmacy

In June 2009, an on-site evaluation was not authorized. The institution was advised to submit a revised application. In January 2010, an on-site evaluation was authorized to be conducted during spring 2010, so as to provide the basis for the Board's consideration of precandidate accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at its June 2010 meeting.

Tri-State Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences College of Pharmacy

In June 2009, The College voluntarily withdrew their application for consideration at the June 2009 meeting. In January 2010, an on-site evaluation was not authorized. The institution was advised to submit a revised application.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

An on-site evaluation was authorized to be conducted during fall 2009, so as to provide the basis for the Board's consideration of precandidate accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at its January 2010 meeting.

Monitoring During the Accreditation Period

Interim Reports.

Fifty-four interim reports from 51 professional programs of the following Colleges or Schools were reviewed.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy

Appalachian College of Pharmacy (Formerly University of Appalachia College of Pharmacy)

Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Ferris State University College of Pharmacy

Hampton University School of Pharmacy: In June 2009, Doctor of Pharmacy accreditation was continued, and the probationary status previously given to the program was lifted.

Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy

Long Island University Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

North Dakota State University College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Pharmacy

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy: In June 2009, Doctor of Pharmacy accreditation was continued, and the probationary status previously given to the program was lifted.

Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

Oregon State University College of Pharmacy

Palm Beach Atlantic University Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy: In June 2009, Doctor of Pharmacy accreditation was continued, and the probationary status previously given to the program was lifted.

Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Sciences

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy

South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy

Southwestern Oklahoma State University School of Pharmacy

St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Temple University School of Pharmacy

Touro New York College of Pharmacy

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy

University at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy

University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy

University of Houston College of Pharmacy

University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

University of Montana Skaggs School of Pharmacy

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy

University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy

University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus School of Pharmacy

University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy

University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy

University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

University of Toledo College of Pharmacy

University of Utah College of Pharmacy

University of Washington School of Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy

Washington State University College of Pharmacy

Wilkes University The Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing School of Pharmacy

Wingate University School of Pharmacy

Staff Consultations Requested

Staff consultations were requested and completed at the following Colleges and Schools:

Concordia University School of Pharmacy; D'Youville College School of Pharmacy; East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy; Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy; Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy; Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy; St. Joseph College School of Pharmacy; Tri-State College of Pharmacy; University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy and Health Professions; and University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.

Annual Monitoring

In addition to the monitoring presented above, all programs are monitored through statistical analysis of enrollment and other information provided by AACP and review of graduates' performance on NAPLEX® examinations as provided by NABP. Review of the data required the sending of a letter of concern to several colleges or schools of pharmacy, in accord with established monitoring criteria.

Self-Study Training for Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy

A workshop was conducted for deans and self-study chairs in August 2009 with over 50 attendees participating in the training.

Evaluation Team Member Training

Review of the accreditation process, with a special focus on the role and responsibilities of evaluation team members, was conducted at two training workshops held in Chicago. Over 250 potential site team members have now been trained at the workshops to address Standards 2007 and the new review procedures (evaluation form, standardized surveys, etc.)

Evaluation Team Members

The success of the on-site evaluation depends upon the substantial efforts and dedication of many individuals (in addition to ACPE Board members and staff) who serve voluntarily as evaluation team members. Both academic and practice-oriented individuals served during the year. These were:

Daniel Acosta, Jr., Dean, University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy; David Allen, Dean, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Pharmacy; Ralph Altiere, Dean and Professor, University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy; Joseph Barone, Professor, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy; Paul Boisseau, former member, ACPE Board of Directors; Cynthia Boyle, Director, Experiential Learning Programs, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy; J. Christopher Bradberry, Dean, Creighton University Medical Center School of Pharmacy and Health Professions; J. Douglas Bricker, Dean, Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy; Kimberly Broedel-Zaugg, Assistant Dean and Professor, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy; Robert Brueggemeier, Dean, Ohio State University College of Pharmacy; Shauna Buring, Associate Professor and Director, Curriculum Assessment and Pharmacy Practice Skills Development, University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy; Jannet Carmichael, VISN21 Pharmacy Executive, VA Sierra Pacific Network; Patricia A. Chase, Dean, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy; Clarence Curry, Interim Associate Dean, Howard University College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences School of Pharmacy; Renae Chesnut, Associate Dean, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Judy Christensen, Practitioner; Renee Coffman, Dean, University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy; Patrick J. Davis, Associate Dean, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy; Russell DiGate, Dean, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia-Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; Wendy Duncan, Dean, St. Louis College of Pharmacy; Janet Engle, Executive Associate Dean and Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy; Joseph Fink, Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; Nancy Fjortoft, Dean, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy; Carolyn Ford, Assistant Dean of Students, Wingate University School of Pharmacy; Bernard Graham, Dean, Nesbitt College of Pharmacy and Nursing at Wilkes University; Muhammad Habib, Professor and Chairman, Howard University College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences School of Pharmacy; David Holmstrom, former member, ACPE Board of Directors; Marianne Ivey, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy; Arcelia Johnson-Fannin, Dean, University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy; Sharon Jones, Clinical Staff/Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy; Pamela Joyner, Associate Dean, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Abir (Abby) Kahaleh, Director of Experiential Education/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy; Anne Lin, Dean, College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy; Paul Lofholm, Practitioner, Ross Valley Pharmacy; Tim Maher, Professor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Pharmacy – Boston; Robert A. Mangione, Dean, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions; Ronald Maddox, Dean, Campbell University College of Pharmacy; Robert McCarthy, Dean, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy; Tom Metzer, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy; Sheila Mitchell, Dean, Union University School of Pharmacy Dawn Moore-Jefferson, Director of Pharmacy, Indiana University Hospital; Jeanine Mount, Associate Dean Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Pharmacy; Wallace Murray, Associate Dean and Professor, Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy; Stephanie Phelps, Professor and Vice Chairperson, University of Texas Health Sciences Center College of Pharmacy; Peggy Piascik, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; Indra K, Reddy, Dean, Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy; Daniel Robinson, Dean, Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy; Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy; William Riffee, Dean, University of Florida College of Pharmacy; Frank Romanelli, Associate Dean, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; Raylene M. Rospond, Dean, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; John Sherrer, Practitioner, Kenmar Pharmacy; Terry Short, Vice President Professional Relations, Medicine Shoppe International and former member, ACPE Board of Directors; Robert Soltis, Professor of Pharmacology, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Donna Soflin, Director of Pharmacy Services, Tri-County Hospital; Marilyn Speedie, Dean, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy; Jon E. Sprague, Dean, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy; Mary Stamatakis, Associate Dean/Associate Professor, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy; Cindy Stowe, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy; Deborah Sturpe, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice & Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy; Craig Svensson, Dean and Professor, Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Beverly Talluto, Associate Dean for Clinical Programs, Texas A&M University Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy; Charles Taylor, Senior Associate Dean for Professional, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy; Robert Treitline, Practitioner and President, ND Pharmacy; Christopher Turner, Professor and Director of Experiential Programs, University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy; Jean Van Tyle, Professor of Pharmacy, Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Kathy Webster, Assistant Dean, Chair of Pharmacy Sciences, and Professor, University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy; Grady Weston, Assistant Professor, University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy; Victor Yanchick, Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University at the Medical College of Virginia Campus School of Pharmacy; Sharon Youmans, Associate Dean for Diversity & Vice Chair for Educational Affairs, Dept. of Clinical Pharmacy; University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy; Darla Zarley, Advanced Experience Coordinator, University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy; and S. William Zito, Professor Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions and former member, ACPE Board of Directors.

Board of Pharmacy Representation

The following representatives of the state boards of pharmacy of the state in which the College or School of Pharmacy is located observed the evaluation process:

Michele Alderman, Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy; David M. Banks, Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy; Philip Burgess, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy; Donald Casar, Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy; Tommy Chrisp, Union University School of Pharmacy; Joseph Danny Cross, University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy; Kevin Eidson, Belmont University School of Pharmacy and Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy; Donald W. Fey, University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy; Stanley Goldberg, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy; Billy Steven Hart, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; Richard Hathaway, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy; Stacey Jassey, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy; Randy Kajioka, Touro University California College of Pharmacy; John Clay Kirtley, Harding University College of Pharmacy; Susan Martin, University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy; Harvey Schmidt, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy; Gordon John Mazzotti, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy; Larry Mokhiber, Touro New York College of Pharmacy and D'Youville College School of Pharmacy; Dee Ann Wedemeyer Oleson, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Sophia Pasedis, Northeastern University Bouvè College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Pharmacy; Michael Romano, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia - Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; Gary A. Schnabel, Pacific University School of Pharmacy; Richard Smiga, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy; Robert E. Swart, California Northstate College of Pharmacy; Donald W. Taylor, University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; and Jason Walker-Crawford, Concordia University School of Pharmacy.

CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION (CPE) PROGRAM

Applications for Initial Accreditation as a Provider of Continuing Pharmacy Education

A total of 11 sets of application materials, submitted by organizations requesting ACPE accreditation status as providers of continuing education, were evaluated by the Board this year. The organizations evaluated for consideration of initial accreditation and were granted accreditation status were:

Complete RX; Dannemiller; David Begg Associates, LLC; Global Education Group; Humana, Inc.; ICON: Intensive Care On-line Network; National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Regional; Palm Beach Atlantic University; Sullivan University College of Pharmacy; and University of Hawaii Hilo College of Pharmacy.

The organization evaluated for consideration of initial accreditation and was not granted accreditation status was: Cigna Tel-Drug.

First Review of Applicants

Submission of a Report (First Review) by Applicants initially accredited in 2008 was requested and 11 First Reviews were evaluated. First Review Reports were submitted by the following providers and evaluated:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Comprehensive Continuing Education, LLC; Covenant Health System; Gannett Education; Gateway International, LLC; Intellyst Medical Communications; Karmanos Cancer Center; MedEDirect, LLC; Memorial Hermann; Southeastern Continuing Medical Education Consultants, LLC; and Union University School of Pharmacy.

Second Review of Applicants

A total of 18 Second Reviews by Applicants initially accredited in 2007 were evaluated. Second Review Reports were submitted by the following providers:

Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmaceutical Fraternity New York Alumni Chapter; Catholic Healthcare West; Children's Healthcare of Atlanta; Cook Children's Medical Center; Cross Country Education, LLC; Institute for Brain Potential; Institute for Post Graduate Continuing Education; Mad ID, Inc.; MED-IQ, LLC; Medication Management Center; Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy; Primary Care Education Consortium; Select CE; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy; University Health System Department of Pharmacy; University of Pittsburgh Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences; Vindico Medical Education; and WellStar Health System Pharmacy.

Comprehensive Reviews as a Provider of Continuing Pharmacy Education

A total of 38 Comprehensive Reviews were reviewed. Each review entailed an evaluation of a variety of materials reflecting the provider's activity, including example continuing pharmacy education programs, a self-assessment report, and reviews by CPE Commissioners. Comprehensive Reviews submitted by the following providers were evaluated:

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Children's Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy; Emory University Hospital Department of Pharmaceutical Services; excelleRx, Inc; Ferris State University College of Pharmacy; Foundation for Care Management; Idaho State University College of Pharmacy; Kentucky Pharmacy Education and Research Foundation, Inc.; Lehigh Valley Hospital Pharmacy Department; Medical Education Resources, Inc.; Medical Research Management; Michigan Pharmacists Association; New York Presbyterian Hospital Department of Pharmacy; Northeastern University Bouve College of Health Sciences School of Pharmacy; Ohio Pharmacists Foundation, Inc.; PDA Training and Research Institute; Philadelphia College of Pharmacy; Pri-Med Institute; Rx School; Society of Critical Care Medicine; South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy; STAT Educational Services, a division of National Pharmacy Technician Association, Inc.; Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists, The; The CE Solution, Inc.; The Center for Professional Advancement; The Medical Letter, Inc.; University of California Davis Health System Department of Pharmacy; University of Georgia College of Pharmacy; University of Houston College of Pharmacy; University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy; University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy; University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy; University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; VA Northern California Health Care System; Washington State University College of Pharmacy; and W-F Professional Associates, Inc.

Monitoring During the Accreditation Period

Interim Reports.

Based upon previous Board accreditation actions, 116 interim reports were received during the year. These reports were analyzed against the issues noted in the earlier accreditation actions and were presented for consideration:

Academy of Health Sciences, AMEDD Center and School; ABcomm, Inc.; Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy; Adheris, Inc.; Alabama Pharmacy Association Research & Education Foundation; Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Alaska Pharmacists Association; Albany College of Pharmacy; Albertson's, Inc.; Alpha Zeta Omega National Pharmaceutical Fraternity Philadelphia Alumni Chapter; American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, Inc.; American Academy of CME, Inc.; American Diabetes Association; American Health Resources; American Heart Association; American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; American Society for Microbiology; American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Inc.; Apothecare Collaborative Services, Inc.; Arizona Pharmacy Alliance; Atlanta Academy of Institutional Pharmacists; Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy; Barnett International; BioMed General; Brookdale Hospital Medical Center Department of Pharmacy Services; California Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Campbell County Memorial Hospital; Campbell University School of Pharmacy; Caremark Rx, Inc.; Carle Foundation, The; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Chatham Institute, The; Chicago College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University; CMEsolutions; COJM International Services Inc.; Colegio de Farmaceuticos de Puerto Rico; College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists; Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, Inc.; Connecticut Pharmacists Association; Consorta; EdSource Communications, Inc.; education | outcomes | science; FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; Fisher BioServices, Inc.; Florida Pharmacy Association; Health Insights; Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA); Henry Ford Health System; Howard University College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences; Idaho Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Institute for Natural Resources (INR); Jesse Brown VA Medical Center; King's Daughters' Medical Center; Lab Safety Corporation; LearnSomething, Inc.; Louisiana Pharmacists Association; Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport; MED2000, Inc.; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Division of Pharmacy Services; Minnesota Pharmacists Association; NACDS Foundation; NationalAssociation of Boards of Pharmacy and NABP Foundation, Inc.; National Pharmaceutical Association, Inc.; Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University; New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists; North Dakota State University College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences; Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy; Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy; Omnicare, Inc.; Oregon State University; Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group; Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center; Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association; PharmaCE; Pharmaceutical Education & Research Institute, Inc. (PERI); Pharmacists Society of the State of New York; Pharmacy Institute; Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin; Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education; PharmCon, Inc.; Potomac Center for Medical Education; Projects In Knowledge, Inc.; Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Quest Educational Services, Inc.; Saudi Pharmaceutical Society c/o King Saud University College of Pharmacy; Society of Critical Care Medicine; Society of Nuclear Medicine Inc.; South Carolina College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina Campus; South Carolina Pharmacy Association; Southeastern Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Southwestern Pharmacy Alumni Foundation, Inc.; St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions; Stony Brook University Medical Center; Syntaxx Communications, Inc.; Temple University School of Pharmacy; Texas Pharmacy Association; TG Medical Education, LLC.; Tufts University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Education; University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, The; University of Findlay School of Pharmacy; University of Kansas School of Pharmacy; University of Michigan College of Pharmacy; University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy; University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy; Utah Pharmacists Association; Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Vanderbilt University Hospital Department of Pharmaceutical Services; Virginia Pharmaceutical Association; Vital Care Inc.; Walgreens Health Initiatives; Washington Hospital Center; West Texas Pharmacy Association; William Beaumont Hospital Department of Pharmaceutical Services; Wingate University School of Pharmacy; and Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy.

Progress Reports.

Based upon previous Board accreditation actions, 28 progress reports were received during the year. This report was analyzed against the issues noted in the earlier accreditation action and was presented for consideration:

American Association of Diabetes Educators; Bayfront Medical Center; Cine-Med, Inc.; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons Health Services Division; European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP); Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.; George Washington University Hospital Department of Pharmacy; Harris County Hospital District, Learning Resource Center; JPS Institute for Learning; Lee Memorial Health System; Medical Education Group, LLC; Missouri Pharmacy Association; National Community Pharmacists Association; Nebraska Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education, Inc.; New Jersey Pharmacists Association; New Mexico Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, The; PESI HealthCare, LLC; Professional Compounding Centers of America, Ltd. (PCCA); Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy; University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy; University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy; University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy; University of Puerto Rico School of Pharmacy; University of South Florida College of Medicine; University of Texas - El Paso; and VCU School of Pharmacy, Office of Continuing Education.

Inactive Providers.

At the June 2009 and January 2010 meeting, one organization went to inactive status as an ACPE-accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education based upon their request. In Inactive Status the provider maintains its ACPE accreditation status as a CPE provider but agrees not to conduct any CPE activities as the primary provider or as the cosponsor and does not submit accreditation reports. ACPE's annual fee must continue to be paid. The inactive providers include: CME Consultants.

Discontinued Providers.

At the June 2009 and January 2010 meeting, 24 organizations were discontinued as ACPE-accredited providers of continuing pharmacy education based on their request for a voluntary withdrawal or lapsed term. Discontinued providers included:

AAF-MED; Academy for Healthcare Education; AHC Media, LLC; Association of Clinical Research Professionals; BCME (Bimark Center for Medical Education); Cambria Somerset Council for Education of Health Professionals, Inc.; Clinical Tools, Inc; CME, LLC; East Tennessee State University; ELF Publications, Inc.; FCG Institute for Continuing Education; Kansas Pharmacists Association; Managed Market Research; MEBN; Medical Education Collaborative, Inc; Medical Media Communications; Parkland Health & Hospital System; Pennwell; Prescriptions Solutions; Resource Optimization & Innovation; Rite AID Corporation; Sanford School of Medicine; Tripartite Committee on Continuing Education for Pharmacists in Wyoming; and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

On-going Monitoring.

ACPE staff continued daily monitoring of accredited providers through review of Activity Description Forms (ADFs), responses to questions and requests for information from accredited providers, and follow-up to written complaints received regarding specific providers and/or continuing pharmacy education program activities.

Provider Guidance.

During 2009, ACPE professional staff provided extensive technical assistance, consultation, and other resources to accredited providers as well as others seeking assistance. The policy of inviting providers to meet with ACPE professional staff in Chicago or at other locations of mutual convenience continues to serve an effective educational and communication purpose and administrator workshops continue to be well received.

ACPE CPE Administrator Workshops

These sessions include administrators from newly accredited providers as well as administrators from established provider organizations. The workshops are designed to provide a working knowledge of the ACPE accreditation process as it relates to continuing pharmacy education, ACPE Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education, policies and procedures, Standards for Commercial Support, Provider Web Tool, and Continuing Professional Development as they relate to the provider's accredited continuing education program. Three (3) CPE Administrator Workshops were offered in Chicago along with complete review of the new standards at the CE Conference in St. Louis.

FIELD REVIEWERS

During 2009, the following field reviewers assisted with the review of petitions for the CPE provider accreditation process:

Oussayma Moukhachen, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Alan Hanson, Extension Services in Pharmacy at the University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; Tracy Reedy, Nuclear Pharmacy Services Business of Cardinal Health; Karen Filkins-Sanders, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy; Cynthia Koh-Knox, Purdue University; Sandra Warner, University of Oklahoma; Mumtaj Patel, Walgreens; Carolyn Schwartz, WakeMed Health and Hospitals; John Sang, Providence RCCR; Walter Siganga, Southern Illinois University; Charlie Mollien, Meijer's; Michael Sepulveda, St. Elizabeth Medical Center; Mary Gurney, Midwestern University - College of Pharmacy- Glendale; Seema Kazmi, Rite Aid Corporation; Lance Lindberg, University Health Care; Basil Thoppil, West Jefferson Medical Center; Michelle Katsiyiannis, St. Louis College of Pharmacy; James Mizner, ACT College, ABHES; Patricia D'Antonio, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists; Ronald Klein, Montana Board of Pharmacy; Elizabeth Eichel, University of Cincinnati; Day Scott, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Gregory School of Pharmacy; Andrew Lowe, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services; Josephine Lai, University of California Davis Health System; Edmund Hayes, Stony Brook University Medical Center; Maureen Lloy, California Northstate College of Pharmacy; Tabitha Cross, Indiana Pharmacists Alliance; Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk, University of Florida COP Working Professional PharmD Program; Debra Grandy, Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties; and Wendy Pierce Fairlane, Home Infusion/Henry Ford Health Systems.

Appendix 1. ACPE Publications

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Appendix 2. ACPE Professional Program Accreditation and Continuing Pharmacy Education Provider Accreditation, Operations for the Twelve Months ending 12/31/09

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