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Created to help health care professionals maintain and improve their knowledge and skills, the continuing education program at DIA offers a wide range of options to provide participants with opportunities to find the program that fits their needs.
DIA’s continuing education program has been approved by a wide range of the leading accrediting bodies that oversee the awarding of continuing education credits.
|Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
The Drug Information Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
ATTENTION - ACPE Credit Request Update
ACPE CREDIT REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO DIA WITHIN 45 DAYS POST ACTIVITY DATE OR ACPE CLAIMED CREDIT WILL NOT BE SUBMITTED TO THE CPE MONITOR
DIA is required by ACPE to submit activity and participant information online via CPE Monitor™ within 45 days postdate of learner participation in the continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activity. Any ACPE credit requests submitted to DIA after the 45 day post CPE activity will not be submitted to the learner’s NABP e-Profile (effective January 1, 2015).
The CPE Monitor is a collaborative service from the ACPE and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), that allows CPE providers to authenticate, store, and streamline data reporting and compliance verification for participating boards of pharmacy. The CPE tracking system creates a direct link for sending CPE data (ACPE claimed credit requests) from DIA to ACPE and then to NABP. When requesting ACPE credit, leaners must submit their NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) to ensure the data is submitted properly to populate in the learners NABP e-Profile. If you need to obtain your NABP e-Profile ID, please visit www.nabp.net.
||International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
The Drug Information Association has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
||Project Management Institute (PMI®)
The Drug Information Association has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).
The PMI® Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
DIA collaborates with accreditation partners to offer continuing medical education credits for physicians (MD/DO). Each program that is appropriate for physicians clearly states the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) joint sponsorship accreditation statement and the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ offered.
DIA collaborates with accreditation partners to offer continuing education credits for nurses. Each program that is appropriate for nurses clearly states the nursing accreditation statement, the ANCC logo, and the number of credits offered.
European Continuing Education Opportunities
DIA has been awarded with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom for selected meetings and training courses, such as the EuroMeeting and Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance (QPPV) Forum. Physicians are eligible for these credits.
DIA meetings and training courses are approved by the SwAPP (Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals) Commission for Professional Development (CPD) and SGPM (Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine) and are honoured with credits for pharmaceutical medicine. All meeting and training course participants are eligible for these credits.
ACPE and NABP Announce the New CPE Monitor System
Learn about the CPE Monitor – a collaborative effort by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to provide an electronic system for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to track their completed certified pharmacy education (CPE) units received by ACPE-accredited providers. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are encouraged to set up an NAPB e-Profile through the NABP website at www.MYCPEmonitor.net to obtain their NABP e-Profile ID. To learn more about the CPE Monitor, visit www.acpe-accredit.org/cpemonitor.
It is DIA policy that anyone in a position to control the content of a continuing education activity must disclose to the program audience (1) any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation and/or the educational activity, and (2) discussions of unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or medical devices. Disclosure statements will be included in the course materials.
Read ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.
Read DIA’s Grievance Policy.