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Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Pharmacy CE
ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Getting Smart about Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Applications to Pharmacy – 1 CE – Live Webinar on September 19, 2023 8PM ET

Activity Overview

In the rapidly evolving landscape of pharmacy, artificial intelligence (AI) emerges as a pivotal force, shaping both practice and patient care. With AI-driven robots enhancing prescription accuracy and tools like ChatGPT revolutionizing application processes for PharmD curriculums, the implications of AI for the field are profound. Moreover, the development of AI-powered clinical decision support systems promises to bolster clinicians in their decision-making processes.

For pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, grasping the nuances of AI not only ensures professional adaptability but also equips them with the insights to harness these advancements for optimized care delivery. This course dives deep into essential AI terminologies and concepts, followed by a comprehensive exploration of AI’s applications across various pharmacy sectors, from community-based settings to intensive care units and educational paradigms. By the course’s conclusion, participants will be well-versed in the transformative role AI plays in contemporary pharmacy practice.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss core concepts within artificial intelligence and machine learning in pharmacy practice
  2. Explore updates in how AI is being used in various settings of pharmacy practice from community to the ICU
  3. Identify how AI will impact clinical decision support systems and other information technologies in the pharmacy profession


Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review core concepts within artificial intelligence and machine learning
  2. Explore advances in how AI is being used to facilitate the drug dispensing process
  3. Identify how AI will impact pharmacy workflows


Accreditation Statement

AchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641).

AchieveCE is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2025. Provider ID# 386503.

AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AchieveCE is also an approved provider by various state boards. Find the complete list here.

Faculty Information

Andrea Sikora, PharmD, MSCR, BCCCP, FCCM is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy with a practice site in critical care at Augusta University Medical Center. After receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the UGA College of Pharmacy, she went on to complete two years of residency training. She completed an ASHP accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at UNC Medical Center and continued at UNC for a PGY-2 Critical Care Residency. In 2021, she completed the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance KL2 Scholars Program and earned her Master of Science in Clinical Research.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Andrea Sikora, PharmD, MSCR, BCCCP, FCCM, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. Pete Kreckel, RPh, planner for this activity, also has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Live Webinar



1.0 Contact Hour


Pharmacy Administration

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technicians

Activity Type


Universal Activity Number


Pharmacy Technician: 

Airing Schedule

September 19, 2022 (Tue)
8 PM Eastern Time

Activity Release Date

August 21, 2023

Activity Expiration Date

August 21, 2026

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Requirements for Credit

Participants must correctly enter the 4-digit evaluation access code provided into the test at the conclusion of the webinar and complete an activity evaluation. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile and if the course is completed on the same day of the webinar. If you fail to complete the attendance confirmation on the same day, please contact AchieveCE’s customer support to ensure your credits are reported.

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Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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