Continuing Education

Certificate Training Programs

OPA offers the following certificate training programs: 

  • APhA’s The Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program
  • APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services
  • Pharmacist Training Program for Long-Acting Injectables
  • Pharmacist Training Program for Immunizations

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Smoking Cessation Training Program

OPA has partnered with the Ohio Department of Health to offer continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activities to help community pharmacists implement a smoking cessation program in their pharmacies. This three-part series is designed to give pharmacists the expertise to help patients successfully quit smoking or using tobacco.

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Independent Pharmacy Expo Virtual - September 19 - November 19, 2021

Attendees from all over convene for the Independent Pharmacy Expo to learn the latest pharmacy services for independent pharmacies. Attendees include pharmacists and students aspiring to become owners, nurses looking to expand into the field of pharmacy, new pharmacy owners and pharmacists who own multiple stores.

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APC EduCon Virtual- February 3-4, 2022- Save the date!

APC EduCon Virtual, powered by OPA, is focused on best practices in compounding, and it’s coming fast: February 3-4, 2022. The virtual event offers continuing education hours for both pharmacists and technicians -- and it’s all aimed at assuring your team practices with high competence and integrity!


Midyear Meeting - November 7, 2021

Makoy Center, Hilliard, Ohio

Don’t miss out on this energizing opportunity to earn CPE and connect with experts  in your profession! This meeting offers one hour of pharmacy law and one hour of patient/medication safety CPE credit  to help meet Ohio’s CPE requirements.

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Pharmacist Legislative Day- November 17, 2021

Sheraton Columbus Downtown 

Legislative Day is an advocacy event that allows pharmacists and student pharmacists to meet with legislators to educate them about the value of pharmacists as part of the health care team. You will learn about the latest legislative issues in the Ohio Statehouse, discuss ways to effectively communicate those issues, hear from the legislators themselves, and have a chance to individually visit the offices of legislators. This program will allow you to learn and become involved in the issues impacting Ohio

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