Continuing Professional Education

Advancing patient care outcomes through quality continuing professional education.

The Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Office of Continuing Professional Education (CPHS CPE) provides current, valuable, evidence-based educational activities for pharmacists and technicians in diverse practice settings. CPHS CPE programming strives to incorporate active learning techniques to enhance the participant’s educational experience, while promoting the practice of pharmacy and interprofessional education.

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Yes. Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.



In the state of North Carolina, pharmacists must complete 15 hours annually in order to renew their license. Eight of the 15 hours must be live or contact hours. In addition, pharmacists may carry-over five hours per year from the previous renewal cycle. If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please refer to the NCBOP website. For Board of Pharmacy continuing education requirements in other states please refer to the NABP (National Association of Boards of Pharmacy) website

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an approach to lifelong learning being discussed as a potential model for pharmacists in the United States. CPD does not replace continuing education (CE), but CE will be an essential component of CPD. Its purpose is to ensure that pharmacists maintain their knowledge, skills, and competencies to practice throughout their careers in their specific area of practice, to improve the pharmacist’s personal performance, and ultimately to improve patient and public health outcomes.


The three colleges of pharmacy in North Carolina have an agreement with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy (NCBOP) to provide CE credit to pharmacists who precept student-pharmacists. To receive credit you must registered with a college of pharmacy as a preceptor. Pharmacists who precept one or more student-pharmacists will receive 5 hours of credit. These hours are recognized by the NCBOP only and are not ACPE accredited; therefore, there is no ACPE UPN assigned to preceptor credit hours. Please consult other boards of pharmacy before attempting to use these hours for credit in other states.

You can log in and get a copy of your transcript at, click on “My Transcript” or contact Samantha Clinton, assistant director of continuing professional education, at (910) 814-4784 or

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In order to apply for CE credit, applicants must submit both forms in this section.

Req, For CE Activity AccreditationSpeaker Agreement Disclosure Form

Contact Us

Office of Continuing Professional Education

J. Andrew Bowman, PharmD
Director of Continuing Professional Education

Samantha Clinton, CPhT
Assistant Director of Continuing Professional Education

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1090, Buies Creek, NC 27506
Office Phone: (910) 893-1598
Fax Number: (910) 893-1839