Live Conferences & Online Courses

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The Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education develops and delivers quality continuing education activities that aim to meet the life-long professional development needs of pharmacy-related audiences. The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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Live Conferences

This type of program involves coming to a specific site for a set number of hours to listen to a series of speakers on predetermined topics. Participants are required to fill out a program evaluation form and attend all portions of the program for which they would like to receive continuing education credit.

May 28-30, 2020

Hospital Practice Seminar

This 15+ hour CPE seminar provides important updates relevant to clinical or hospital-based pharmacists. The HPS promotes a culture of team-based, interprofessional collaboration as a solution to providing innovative patient care. 19.5 CPE hours

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Online Home Study Courses

The objective of these courses is to update pharmacists’ knowledge of current concepts in pharmacy at their own pace, without having to attend a live event. Each course consists of written material covering a given subject, along with a post-test. Some home study courses also include an audio and/or a visual aid.

Free Opiod Course

From Survival to Recovery in Opioid Use Disorder

Free CE from Operation Naloxone
1.00 CPE hours
Fee: none
Expiration: April 16, 2021

August 1, 2020

Preceptor Conference and Online Training

The University of Texas College of Pharmacy hosts the annual Preceptor Orientation and Training Conference every August for UT Austin College of Pharmacy Preceptors.

The goal of this conference, is to introduce, update, reinforce and enhance the precepting skills of UT-affiliated preceptors so they may more effectively supervise pharmacy students and residents.

Online versions of the live programs are also offered for on-demand preceptor CPE. 5.0 CPE hours

Texas Law Updates (both meet TSBP Law CE Requirement)

2019 Texas Pharmacy Law Update for Pharmacy Practice

Allison Benz, R.Ph., M.S., Texas State Board of Pharmacy
1.50 CPE hours
Fee: $30
Expiration: November 13, 2022

2019 Texas Pharmacy Law Update for Hospital Practice

Allison Benz, R.Ph., M.S., Texas State Board of Pharmacy
1.00 CPE hours
Fee: $30
Expiration: June 14, 2021

September 25, 2020

Sterile Compounding Update

The Sterile Compounding Update is an application-based activity designed for IV-certified pharmacists and technicians, who wish to earn 2 hours of sterile compounding CE credit. The course aims to expand participants’ professional skills and expertise in areas relating to sterile compounding, while staying abreast current compounding practice trends. 2.0 CPE hours

Immunization Update

The Immunization Update is a knowledge-based program designed for pharmacists who are already certified to administer immunizations and vaccinations. The goal is to provide attendees relevant practice information, in order to keep abreast of current immunization practice information. 3.0 CPE hours

Immunization Update

2019 Immunization Update

Sharon Rush, RPh
3.00 CPE hours
Fee: $45

Sterile Compounding Update (meets TSBP maintenance)

2019 Sterile Compounding Update

Tiffany Kofroth, CPhT, CSPT, PhTR
2.00 CPE hours
Fee: $45

September 26-27, 2020

Pharmacy Practice Seminar

Join over 450 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for our annual CPE seminar in Austin each September. The program provides tools and knowledge that can be immediately applied upon return to practice. The seminar offers up to 15 contact hours of ACPE accredited pharmacy continuing education. 15 CPE hours

New Drug Update

2017 New Drug Update

Laurajo Ryan, PharmD & Bryson Duhon, PharmD
1.00 CPE hours
Fee: $20
Expiration: June 30, 2020

October 15-16, 2020

Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update

The interprofessional Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Update, held each October, traditionally provides 15 hours of CE credit on current treads in mental illness treatment for pharmacists, physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, advance practice nurses, counselors, and social workers. 15 CPE, CME, APA, CNE, SW hours

CPE for Preceptors

Online Preceptor CPE

Various Instructors
Four Courses Currently Offered

No upcoming trainings

APHA Medication Management Therapy (MTM)

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is a licensed instructional partner of APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certificate Training Program (MTM).
Total 21 CPE hours

Mental Health

Meets TSBP Opioid Requirement

Person-Centered Care for Opioid Use Disorder

Hill, Hedenberg, Walsh, Tirado
6.50 CPE, CME, CEU

UT Austin Preceptor Online Courses for ONLY UT Austin Preceptors

UT Preceptor Orientation Series

The following course are restricted to UT Austin preceptors, or those applying to become a UT Austin preceptor. The content would not be useful for non-UT Austin preceptors.
Riddings-Myhra • 3.00 CPE

Online Preceptor CPE

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The following courses are free for UT Austin preceptors, and $5.00 for non-UT Austin preceptors. The activities here were recorded at UT Austin preceptor events, and the content was focused on UT Austin. However, much of the content could be useful for non-UT Austin preceptors. Feel free to explore these topics.

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