Idaho Board of Pharmacy Requirements

15 hours of pharmacy continuing education must be completed annually. At a minimum, 12 hours will be all or a combination of American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) or Continuing Medical Education (CME) approved programs. 1 hour must be Board of Pharmacy approved jurisprudence (pharmacy law) programs.  1 hour of education related to sterile compouding is required.  A maximum of 3 hours may be non-ACPE approved programs. Home study is permitted. 

To maintain qualification to administer immunizations, a minimum of 1 hour of ACPE approved course(s) must be completed every year.  Course must be related to vaccines, immunizations, or their administration. 

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 Idaho Board of Pharmacy