Below are some of the questions that the Office of Continuing Education often receives from individuals looking to host or participate in a program with us. Click or tap on a question to see its answer.

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CPE Provider Services

How do I submit my application for ACPE approval?

You can submit your CE activity application using the online submission form. For more information regarding applications and to submit your application, please view our submission instructions.

How soon should I submit my application for ACPE approval?

The Office of Continuing Education recommends submitting your application as soon as possible. Applications must be submitted no less than at least 45 days prior to the activity date.

If I am doing a repeat of a previously approved activity, do I have to go through the approval process again?

Unless otherwise specified, CE activities are approved for a three-year time period. In that timeframe, the activity may be repeated without an additional review fee. You must reach out to the Office of Continuing Education at least 60 days out to confirm ability to repeat your activity and to schedule the additional date. If approved, the UAN number will remain the same. The per person upload fee will still apply to additional program offerings. The expiration date for your activity can be found on the original ADF, or you may contact

What costs are associated with the CPE Provider Services?

Contact the Office of Continuing Education for more information regarding pricing.

Claiming Credit

When will I receive my statement of CE participation?

Statements of credit (for ACPE-approved courses) are uploaded directly to CPE Monitor; statements will not be mailed or emailed. Per ACPE policy, statements of credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 60 days of the activity date; however, most credits are uploaded within 3-4 weeks of the activity date.

Do I need to create an NABP account?

For learners seeking ACPE credit for an activity, you must have an NABP account in order for your Statement of Credit to be uploaded to CPE Monitor. All Statements of Credit for ACPE are uploaded directly to CPE Monitor and will not be mailed and/or emailed.

If I don’t already have an NABP ID, how can I create an NABP account?

Please visit to learn more about the CPE Monitor and to register for your NABP Profile ID Number.

What do ACPE, NABP, and CPE Monitor stand for?

  • ACPE is the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
  • NABP is the National Associate of Boards of Pharmacy.
  • CPE Monitor is the site that stores all CPE data using a participant’s NABP e-Profile ID.

How many hours of CE do I need to maintain my license? Do I need a specific type of CE credit each year to maintain my license?

The CE requirements for health care professionals, including pharmacists and pharmacy technicians varies state-to-state. Check with your state’s Board of Pharmacy for specifics regarding CE requirements. Below are some quick links to local Boards of Pharmacy (note – these links were posted in April 2019, please verify current requirements with your Board of Pharmacy for your state).

What if I lost my CE statements of credit?

All statements of credit have been uploaded to CPE Monitor since its launch in 2013. You may view and print your certificates by logging into your NABP account. For questions regarding activities prior to 2013, please contact

Can I receive partial credit for a course?

Partial credit is not available; you must complete all requirements for each activity (UAN) in order to receive credit.

I attended a CE Program, or I completed an online training, how do I get my credit?

In order to receive CE credit, you must meet all completion requirements including submitting the activity evaluation. The activity evaluation will be an online survey (unless otherwise indicated). Participants attending a live session, should receive the link directly from the activity host. Learners who complete an online enduring program will have access to the activity evaluation once all activity requirements are met. You must enter your NABP e-Profile ID and Date of Birth in order to receive credit.

When completing the activity evaluation, please be sure to enter the correct NABP e-Profile ID and Date of Birth. The format for the date of birth is MMDD (MonthMonthDayDay). For instance, if your birthday were February 4, the proper format would be 0204. Missing or incorrect data will delay the credits from being uploaded to your account.

If an error occurs during the upload, the Office of Continuing Education will reach out to you up to three times. If you do not complete the contact information page, we will not be able to reach out to you. Credits must be uploaded within 60 days of the activity date, if you do not see your credits uploaded within 30 days of the activity date, please reach out to the Office of Continuing Education so we can resolve the issue before the end of the 60-day window.

Training Portal

What type of CE is offered by the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Education?

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's Office of Continuing Education offers online, hybrid, and live CE activities addressing a variety of topic discussions for health care professions including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, researchers, industry professionals, quality professionals, physicians, and health care decision-makers. View the training portal for a full list of course offerings.

How do I register for a course on the training portal?

To register for a course, you must first log into the portal. To log in, click the 'Login' button in the top menu. If you already have an account, enter your email and password on this screen. If you do not have an account, click 'Register for an Account.'

Once you are logged in, search for a course by either 'Topic' or 'Profession' by clicking the appropriate buttons in the top menu bar. From this page, select the topic or profession you would like to search. For instance, if you are searching for a course relating to diabetes, select the 'Diabetes' button under 'Courses by Topic.' If you are searching for a pharmacy technician course, select 'Pharmacy Tech' under 'Courses by Profession.'

Once you have selected your search category, you can view additional information about each course by clicking on the course image.

To purchase a course, select the appropriate pricing tier, if applicable, then enter the number of registrations you would like to purchase (the default number is 1) and click 'Add.' Review the information in your shopping cart and click 'Next.' Complete the registration and payment forms. Once you have completed your registration, you can access the online classroom by clicking the 'My Account' link at the top of the page, then clicking the 'My Courses' button.

If you purchased multiple registrations, you will receive enrollment codes which can be sent out to your team so individuals can access the classroom.

Note: If you received a special invitation to participate in a particular course, please follow the steps outlined in your instructions.

Where can I get more information on the training portal?

The training portal can be found at For questions regarding the training portal, view our FAQ page or contact

APhA Certificate Program

What APhA Certificate Programs do you offer?

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s Office of Continuing Education is a licensed Partner of the American Pharmacists Association’s (APhA’s) certificate programs in:

  • Immunization Delivery
  • Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care

When is the next APhA Certificate Program?

You can view our full list of APhA Certificate Program offerings on our training portal.

How do I register for or get more information about an APhA Certificate Program?

You can register or get more information about an APhA Certificate Program on our training portal.