30 hours of continuing education must be completed biennially. 15 live contact hours are required. A pharmacist shall obtain the hours from a program designated as “live” by the ACPE-approved provider, from a program that is approved by the Board prior to the expiration of the pharmacist’s license or from an out-of-state program that is approved by the board of pharmacy in the state where the program was presented. Home study must be approved by ACPE.
The board will recognize any continuing pharmaceutical education hours obtained from an ACPE- approved provider.
ACPE-approved courses for Pharmacy Technicians end in the letter “T”. ACPE-approved courses pharmacists (only) end in the letter “P”. Courses ending in the letter “P” cannot be used to meet pharmacy technician CE requirements.
For more information visit the Tennessee Department of Health