ICHP Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Mission
The Illinois Council of
Health-System Pharmacists CPE mission is to develop, maintain and enhance the
knowledge and skills of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in health-system
settings by providing adult education on important issues relevant to
contemporary pharmacy practice.
Goals of the ICHP CPE Mission
through bi-annual needs assessments and ongoing activity evaluations the
educational needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians as it relates to the
provision of all aspects of medication therapy in healthcare settings.
To address the educational
needs identified with 80% live and 20% home-study educational programming
annually, in an interactive format that engages learners and facilitates
improved learning, retention and application of knowledge and skills.
To provide educational
programming that includes both knowledge-based and application-based
activities, with a goal of 80% knowledge-based and 20% application-based
activities at our statewide meetings.
To provide educational programming that is fair, balanced and void of commercial influence at all times.
To promote Continuing
Professional Development (CPD) through state wide meetings and the ICHP website,
as a means by which pharmacists and pharmacy technicians may acquire and
maintain critical pharmacy practice competencies.
To establish and maintain
quality assurance training for faculty (both speakers and authors) to ensure
optimal educational activities for pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.