Illinois Pharmacists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Illinois Pharmacists / Pharmacy Technicians

In support of improving patient care, NetCE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

NetCE will report your credit to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), provided that you add your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth to your account. If you select to opt out of entering this information, you agree to not hold NetCE responsible for reporting your credit. For more information on the advantages of registering for an NABP e-Profile ID, please go to https://nabp.pharmacy/cpe-monitor-service/

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: Board of Pharmacy accepts courses from any provider who is ACPE accredited.

Continuing Education Requirement

NetCE will report your credit to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), provided that you add your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth to your account. If you select to opt out of entering this information, you agree to not hold NetCE responsible for reporting your credit.

Pharmacists are required 30 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by home study.*

All pharmacists are required 1 hour specific to sexual harassment prevention every two years.

Pharmacists who wish to administer vaccines/immunizations are required to complete a one-time course of training on the administration of vaccines approved by the Department.

Certified Pharmacy Technicians must maintain national certification.

All certified pharmacy technicians are required 1 hour specific to sexual harassment prevention every two years.

*NetCE courses are considered home study.

For More Information

Please contact the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: Board of Pharmacy at (800) 560-6420, or visit their website at https://www.idfpr.com/profs/pharm.asp.