Florida Pharmacy Technicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Florida 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 Florida Board of Pharmacy accepts courses from any provider who is ACPE accredited.

NetCE is an approved provider of continuing education through CE Broker, Provider #50-2405. NetCE will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

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.

NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker, Provider #50-2405. 
NetCE will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.
Questions: Please contact CE Broker 1-877-434-6323 or support@cebroker.com

Pharmacists are required 30 hours every two years, 20 of which may be completed by home study.*

Requirements include:

  • 2 hours on the validation and counseling of prescriptions for controlled substances and opioids every two years.
  • 2 hours of medication errors every two years.
  • 1 hour in HIV/AIDS, one-time only.
  • NEW One-time 1-hour course on human trafficking. Course must be completed by January 1, 2021.

Pharmacists certified to administer vaccines or epinephrine auto-injection are required 3 hours on the safe and effective administration of vaccines and epinephrine auto-injection, every two years. Course must be from a statewide professional association of physicians accredited to provide educational activities designated as AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.**

Pharmacists seeking to administer long-acting antipsychotic medication by injection are required a one-time 8 hour course on the safe and effective administration of behavioral health and antipsyhotic medications by injection. Course must be from a statewide professional association of physicians accredited to provide educational activities designated as AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.**

Consultant Pharmacists are required 3 hours on the topic of drug therapy, administrative responsibilities, or consultant pharmacist facility responsibilities every two years.**

Nuclear Pharmacists are required an additional 24 hours in topics specified in Rule 64B16-26.304 F.A.C every two years.**

Registered Pharmacy Technicians are required 20 hours every two years, 16 of which may be completed by home study.*

Requirements include:

  • 2 hours related to the prevention of medication errors and pharmacy law every two years.
  • 1 hour in HIV/AIDS, one-time only.
  • NEW One-time 1-hour course on human trafficking. Course must be completed by January 1, 2021.

*NetCE courses are considered home study.

**Please contact the Florida Board of Pharmacy at (850) 242-4292 for more information regarding your continuing education requirement.

For More Information

Please contact the Florida Board of Pharmacy at (850) 242-4292, or visit their website at http://floridaspharmacy.gov/.