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Continuing Education

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. 

ACPE
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
DIA is required by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to report pharmacy-requested CEUs through the CPE Monitor system. All ACPE-certified activity credit requests need to be submitted through DIA’s My Transcript within 45-days post activity. Pharmacists will need to provide their National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) to ensure the data is submitted to the ACPE and NABP properly. If you need to obtain your NABP e-Profile, please visit www.cpemonitor.net.

   
 IACET 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).
   
 PMI 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.

Nursing
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.

Disclosure Policy
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.

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