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  Pharmacy CE
ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacy News and Views, Session 1 – 0.25 CE

Activity Overview

This activity aims to provide pharmacy professionals with the most comprehensive and current information that may impact their practice. These weekly updates review relevant and trending topics while allowing pharmacy professionals to receive CE credit by staying current within their industry. For this week’s topic, Pete Kreckel will discuss what pharmacy professionals need to know about Alzheimer's disease and how to address the needs of patients affected by it.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

Describe important drug and device updates that may impact pharmacy practice

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

Describe important drug and device updates that may impact pharmacy practice

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Accreditation Statement

ACPEAchieveCE 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). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-850885.

Faculty Information

Peter A. Kreckel, RPh, AchieveCE’s ACPE administrator, is a most unique breed of community pharmacist.  He is a 1981 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He has practiced independent community pharmacy for his entire career. He began his teaching career at St. Francis University in 2005, in the Department of Physician Assistant Sciences. For the past 16 years, he has taught Pharmacology to over 700 Physician Assistant Science students in their didactic year. He teaches all disciplines year-round, from Antibiotic therapy to Ob-Gyn.
His wife Denise is also a 1981 graduate from Pitt, and practices at an underserved clinic as well as for a major health care system. Pete currently serves as the Director of Clinical Services at Nickman’sDrug Store, a five-store chain in southwestern Pennsylvania. Professor Kreckelhas have been awarded the Pennsylvania Pharmacist “Preceptor of the Year” in both 2012 and 2019. He also received the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA) “Preceptor of the Year” in 2014. In 2015, he was honored by his alma mater with the School of Pharmacy’s “Distinguished Alumnus Award.” He has precepted 65 students from the area schools of pharmacy.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Peter A. Kreckel, RPh has no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Live Webinar



0.25 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Activity Type


Airing Schedule

September 1, 2021 (Wed)

7PM Eastern Time

Universal Activity Number


Pharmacy Technician:

Activity Release Date

September 1, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

Septemeber 1, 2024

Free for Members



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 CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

CE Broker Reporting

If you are licensed under a board supported by CE Broker, feel free to log into your CE Broker account to view your reported courses or to contact their support staff.

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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