West Virginia Pharmacists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

West Virginia 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.

The West Virginia Board of Pharmacy accepts courses from any provider who is ACPE accredited.

Continuing Education Requirement

Pharmacists are required 30 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by home study.* A minimum of 3 hours must be in drug diversion training and best practices prescribing of controlled substances every two years.

Pharmacists with an immunization permit are required 2 hours related to immunizations each year.

Pharmacy Consultants must register with the board each year and are required 15 hours, all of which may be completed by home study.* A minimum of 3 hours must be in consulting practice education each year.

Pharmacy Technicians must maintain national certification.

*NetCE courses are considered home study.

For More Information

Please contact the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy at (304) 558-0558, or visit their website at http://www.wvbop.com.