The Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for New Pharmacy Graduates
CPE Activity Announcement
May 15th, 2019
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Universal Activity Number (UAN):
EPAs for new pharmacy graduates were developed by the 2016 and 2017 AACP Academic Affairs Standing Committees. The EPAs have six domains and associated core statements. Activities and tasks can be developed for measurement and evaluation based on the core statements. This webinar will discuss the discrete, essential activities and tasks that all new pharmacy graduates must be able to perform without direct supervision upon entering practice or postgraduate training.
This webinar is designed for all pharmacists and pharmacy educators.
At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the purpose of the EPAs for New Pharmacy Graduates.
2. Describe the domains of the EPAs for New Pharmacy Graduates
3. Test strategies to integrate the EPAs for New Pharmacy Graduates into pharmacy school curriculum, including experiential education.
Thomas Maggio, MBA
Public Affairs and Engagement Coordinator
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Amy Pittenger, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
University of Minnesota
The speaker and moderator have no conflicts of interest to disclose or financial interest related to the content of the presentation.
AACP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for New Pharmacy Graduates Webinar (UAN: 0581-0000-19-018-L04-P and 0581-0000-19-018-H04-P) is designed as a knowledge-based CPE activity and is approved for 0.50 hour of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.050 CEU). To obtain CPE credit for the live webinar, pharmacists must attend the webinar on May 15, 2019, register, complete and submit the CE session evaluation for the webinar by accessing the online AACP Continuing Education Administration software program, Learning Express CE. The deadline to complete the evaluation to obtain CPE credit for the live webinar is June 15, 2019.
Pharmacists who wish to complete the webinar as a home study CE, must register, view the webinar in its entirety, complete a post-assessment and evaluation via Learning Express CE before the CE expiration date of May 15, 2022. A passing score of 80% or higher on the post-assessment is required to obtain CPE credit.
Instructions for Claiming CPE Credit for the Live Webinar:
Please go to Learning Express CE (LECE). Click the "The Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for New Pharmacy Graduates" link under the Live CPD Activity tab and click “Register Now”. Login to your Learning Express CE account if you are a registered user. If you are a new user, please create your account utilizing your AACP email and password. (Be sure to include your correct NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate in MM/DD format in your Learning Express CE profile. Verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered into your Learning Express CE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Failure to ensure this information is identical in both programs will jeopardize your earning CE credits.) Confirm your selection and click “Register”. When you are ready, complete and submit the evaluation. Upon successful completion of the evaluation, LECE will transmit the CPE credit information to the regulatory bodies at NABP and ACPE. Pharmacists should log in to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed. Access to the evaluation in Learning Express CE will be denied after June 15, 2019.
Instructions for Claiming CPE Credit for Recorded Webinar:
Please go to the Learning Express CE (LECE) site and click the “Distance” tab. Select the "The Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for New Pharmacy Graduates" link and click the “Purchase Now” button. Login to LECE if you are a registered user or create your account if you are a new user. Verify that your NABP e-Profile ID and birthdate are correctly entered in your LECE profile and correspond with your NABP record. Confirm your selection and enter the promotional code in the “Coupon” box. (AACP members should go to AACP Connect to obtain the promotional code). Click the “Register” button to apply the code. If you are a non-member, please enter your payment details and click the Register button. After you have successfully registered for the program, you will be able to view the recorded webinar. In order to obtain CPE credit, you must view the webinar in its entirety, complete the post-assessment and evaluation. Note, you will be able to retake the assessment if you do not achieve a score of 80% or higher. Pharmacists must complete all the required components by May 15, 2022 in order to obtain credit. CPE credit information will be transmitted to NABP and ACPE. Pharmacists should log in to their NABP e-profile to access information about their completed CPE and to print a valid statement of credit if needed.
The webinar series is being conducted through the GoToWebinar Platform. Access to GoToWebinar is necessary to participate in the live version of the Webinar. Additionally, participants will need a working internet connection, (a web browser such Firefox or Chrome is required for the live version, Internet Explorer V11 is acceptable for the recorded version) speakers/headphones for audio capability, and Adobe Reader to open select pdf files. Please click here for more information on GoToWebinar’s system requirements.
This series comes at no charge to AACP Members (Live or Recorded). Non-Members will be charged a nominal fee of $10 for access to the recorded webinar(s) and its associated continuing education (CE) credit(s).
No financial support was identified for any component of this educational activity.