THE USA-based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has granted the Australian College of Pharmacy accredited provider status for all types of continuing pharmacy education for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
The ACPE considered the College’s application at its Jun 2018 meeting and generated the positive result.
College president Georgina Twomey said she was delighted with the result, stating that the recognition was validation that the college was “on the right path” in terms of its approach to CPD standards and as a provider of meaningful CPD for the profession.
“We are proud to be the first Australian pharmacy education provider to achieve this status”.
In 2013, the Academic Board decided to set a new standard for the college’s education program.
The chair of the College’s Academic Board, Professor Michael Roberts said, “This result is an important milestone which will enable the college to accredit CPD for our international clients and the recent work we have done to attain this recognition will allow the College to continue with its tradition of providing the best possible standard of clinical and management CPD to Australian pharmacists”.