Accreditation Council for pharmacy education (ACPE) program is designed to assure pharmacists, boards of pharmacy, and other members of pharmacy’s community of interests, of the quality of continuing pharmacy education programs.
The purposes of the ACPE Continuing Education Provider Accreditation Program are to:
- Assure and advance the quality of continuing pharmacy education, thereby assisting in the advancement of the practice of pharmacy.
- Provide pharmacists with a dependable basis for selecting accredited continuing education experiences.
- Provide a basis for uniform acceptance of continuing education credits among the states.
- Provide feedback to providers about their continuing education programs through periodic comprehensive reviews and ongoing monitoring activities with a need toward continuous improvement and strengthening.
The Pharmaceutical Care Division - Riyadh has been accredited by ACPE since 2010 as the first hospital outside the US. It later went through re-accreditation in September 2016.