Oregon Pharmacists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Oregon 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 Oregon 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.*

Requirements include:

  • 2 hours in pharmacy and drug law every two years.
  • 2 hours in the area of patient safety or medication error prevention every two years.
  • One-time requirement of 6 hours in pain management.
  • One-time requirement of 1 hour in pain management, specific to Oregon, provided by the Pain Management Commission of the Oregon Health Authority.
  • All pharmacists are encouraged to include cultural competency education every two years.

Pharmacy Technicians are required 20 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by home study.*

Requirements include:

*NetCE courses are considered home study.

For More Information

Please contact the Oregon Board of Pharmacy at (971) 673-0001, or visit their website at http://www.oregon.gov/pharmacy/pages/index.aspx.