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About Us

Supporting Life-Long Learning Through Quality Continuing Professional Education


The Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy provides quality continuing education opportunities for pharmacists and technicians. Our continuing education programming strives to provide current, evidence-based activities that incorporate active learning strategies to enhance and promote the participant’s professional development. Activities are offered to improve the participant’s skills and knowledge in order to advance their practice and improve patient outcomes. 

In order to apply for CE program development please see our website


The mission of the Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education at the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is to provide quality continuing education and promote continued professional development for pharmacists to improve the skills and knowledge needed to advance pharmacy practice and enhance patient outcomes.
The goals of the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Education activities are to:
  • Identify the educational needs of pharmacists practicing in community pharmacy, health systems, ambulatory care, or other practice areas.
  • Identify and deliver educational content of value to alumni, pharmacy preceptors, pharmacy residents, and pharmacy educators.
  • Identify and deliver educational content to pharmacists in the areas of emerging practice issues, disease state management and pharmacotherapy. 
  • Provide a means for pharmacists to receive state-mandated CPE credits for licensure.
To register for a LIVE event, select the LIVE tab below and the corresponding program.  
To register for a WEBINAR or HOME-STUDY program, select the DISTANCE* tab below and the corresponding program.
*Programs designated with NTDP are reserved for current students of the Nontraditional Pharm.D. Program
Virginia Pharmacist Contraception Services Training Program - Online Home Study Course

This home study training program is accepted by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy as required training for pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraception (pills, patch, ring, injection, and emergency contraception) per statewide protocol. This program includes background, review of methods, protocol procedures, patient education, service implementation, resources for both pharmacists and patients, and payment for pharmacist services.

Earn up to 3 contact hours (0.3 CEUs) of ACPE-accredited continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit.

Shenandoah University is co-marketing this event. Participants who are interested in completing this program must register and pay at


  • Pharmacists $150
  • Pharmacy students/others $100
  • Pharmacy technicians $60