The mission of the ASCP Educational Department is to identify needs and provide competency-based live and home study learning activities that assist pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in maintaining and enhancing their professional competencies in the following key areas, especially as they relate to senior care and geriatric pharmacy practice:
The continuing pharmacy education provided by ASCP shall be applicable to the practice of pharmacy through its focus on evidence-based medicine for the delivery of patient-centered care and public health as part of the interprofessional health-care team, and focus on continually enhancing the quality of care for all older persons through the appropriate use of medication and the promotion of healthy aging.
Membership is not required for enrollment in ASCP continuing education activities; however, ASCP members receive discounts on all ASCP educational programs. IMPORTANT: View ACPE/CPE Monitor Notice
Florida Licensed Consultant Pharmacists
Please note that we have a limited number of CE credits approved by the FL Board of Pharmacy; not all of our CE is FL Pharmacist Consultant License board-approved. Please see the box entitled, "FLORIDA APPROVED CONSULTANT PHARMACIST ACTIVITIES" for the courses that are approved by Florida BOP.
Important CE Update
Effective April 1, 2019– ASCP will move from 60 days to complete a live learning activity (post test and evaluation) down to 45 days after the live event. Reasons and benefits to reduce the time frame include the following:
PATH TO BCGP
As the only professional pharmacy association for senior care pharmacists, all of ASCP’s BCGP preparatory and recertification activities focus solely on the complex geriatric patient. Explore the opportunities that we are proud to provide in helping you attain and maintain a BCGP credential at ascp.com/bcgp.
ASCP’s prestigious Senior Care Seminar Series is a series of advanced clinical webinars on the treatment and monitoring of medication needs in older adults, regardless of practice setting. BCGP recertification credit is offered for all Senior Care Seminar Series webinars.
BECOME A SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT
ASCP is looking for geriatric pharmacotherapy specialists and consultant pharmacy practice experts to help develop and review activities for pharmacists interested in medication use in older adults. Learn more and apply here.
GERIATRIC PHARMACY CURRICULUM GUIDE
The guide is a resource designed to prepare pharmacy students and pharmacists with the education needed to care for older adults. This 3rd edition of the Guide links foundational geriatric principles of care necessary for pharmacy students with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy CAPE (Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education) Outcomes and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s Accreditation Standards and Guidelines.