Adding continuing education credit to a program improves the quality, impartiality and integrity, ensuring optimal attendance. Initially a provider of continuing education for pharmacists, PharmCon, Inc. has grown to provide accreditation for the following health professionals:
PHARMACIST and PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing education for pharmacists since 1994.
The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) is the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy and providers of continuing pharmaceutical education.
As an approved Florida Board of Pharmacy provider of continuing education programs for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, PharmCon/FreeCE reports credits to CE Broker for Florida licensed participants who have provided their license number, including prefix, in their profile. Live programs are reported within one week; home study programs are reported quarterly on January 2, April 1, July 1, and October 1 or on the following workday.
NURSING: PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon, Inc. has also been approved as a provider of continuing education for nurses since 1998 by the Maryland Nurses Association which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.
The Florida Board of Nursing protects and promotes the health of all residents and visitors in the state through organized state and community efforts, including cooperative agreements with counties.
Maryland Nurses Association (MNA) is the only state-wide, non- profit, multi-purpose professional membership organization for Registered Nurses in Maryland.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission of Accreditation (ANCC). The American Nurses Association established the ANA Certification Program in 1973 to provide tangible recognition of professional achievement in a defined functional or clinical area of nursing. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) became its own corporation, a subsidiary of ANA in 1991 and since then, ANCC has certified more than 150,000 nurses throughout the U.S. and its territories in more than 30 speciality and advanced practice areas of nursing.
The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) is a state governmental agency established by law to protect the public by regulating the practice of registered nurses. The BRN is responsible for implementation and enforcement of the Nurse Practice Act: the laws related to nursing education, licensure, practice, and discipline. The Nurse Practice Act created a nine-member board which serves as the BRN decision-making body.
As an approved Florida Board of Nursing provider of continuing education programs for nurses, PharmCon/FreeCE reports credits to CE Broker for Florida licensed participants who have provided their license number, including prefix, in their profile. Live programs are reported within one week; home study programs are reported quarterly on January 2, April 1, July 1, and October 1 or on the following workday.
PHYSICIAN: Programs are approved in conjunction with a provider fully accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Collectively, the ACCME and its recognized state medical societies accredit approximately 2,500 providers of continuing medical education. ACCME accredited providers educate physicians throughout the United States. State accredited providers primarily educate physicians within their own state or surrounding states.
Last updated: Monday, May 21, 2012