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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 Education at the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is to provide quality continuing education and promote continued professional development for pharmacists and technicians in order 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 current educational needs of pharmacists.
  • Develop educational activities related to the identified needs that enable pharmacists to apply knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values to become healthcare professionals who provide high-quality patient-centered pharmaceutical care.
  • Provide pharmacists with educational opportunities in the areas of emerging practice issues, disease state management, and pharmacotherapy.
  • Deliver educational activities that foster pharmacy preceptor training and development, and that assess the effectiveness of clinical experience activities.
  • Increase alumni participation in both live and home study continuing pharmacy education activities
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
Upcoming | Past
CE Activity Date Hours Flyer
Integrating Spirituality in Today’s Healthcare: Self-Care Panel 11/10/2021 1.00 Flyer
Spirituality Across the Lifespan: Continuum of Care 11/10/2021 1.00 Flyer
Different Faiths: What a Health Care Professional Needs to Know 11/10/2021 1.00 Flyer
Crisis Hits a Community: COVID-19 Panel 11/10/2021 1.00 Flyer
Applying Spiritual Assessment Tools in Practice 11/10/2021 1.25 Flyer
Religion, Spirituality, and Health: Research and Applications 11/10/2021 1.50 Flyer
Integrating Spirituality In Today’s Healthcare: An Online Conference For Healthcare Professionals Including Providers, Students, & Clergy 11/10/2021 6.75 Flyer
Virtually Impossible? Tips for creating engaging and interactive virtual learning experiences 10/01/2021 1.00 Flyer
Tools for Finding Literature and Managing Citations 10/01/2021 1.00 Flyer
SU Preceptor Development 2021 10/01/2021 3.00 Flyer
Pharmacist Burnout and Student Mental Health 10/01/2021 1.00 Flyer
Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes: Anti-Vaxxer Rhetoric and the Role of Storytelling 06/03/2021 1.00 Flyer
Navigating Cultural Competency for Preceptors 06/05/2020 1.00 Flyer
Precepting Pearls 06/05/2020 2.00 Flyer
Fact or Myth? Aspirin for Primary Prevention 05/20/2020 1.00 Flyer
Ensuring Safe Handling of Hazardous Medications through USP <800> Compliance 06/04/2019 1.00 Flyer
If Two is Company, is Three a Crowd? Safety and Efficacy of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Combination with an Oral Anticoagulant 05/28/2019 1.00 Flyer
SU Preceptor Development 05/24/2019 5.00 Flyer
School of Pharmacy Alumni Weekend 2018 10/13/2018 3.00 Flyer
Infiltrating the Guidelines: An Overview of the New HAP/VAP Guidelines 05/25/2017 1.00 Flyer
Evidenced Based Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and its Impact on Specialty Pharmacy Expenditures 05/24/2017 1.00 Flyer