The Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) will host its 11th annual Continuing Education (CE) Program for Pharmacists Thursday and Friday, June 5 and 6, on campus in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences Building. 

Faculty, alumni, and preceptors will cover hot topics in healthcare, including new drugs and recent technology that can improve patient care and outcomes, said Associate Professor Erin Albert, COPHS Director of Continuing Education and Preceptor Development. “We’re also offering the option of multiple round table discussions each day.”

Registration and the full-day, two-day agenda are online at The official hashtag of the event online across platforms is #BUCOPHSCE14. 

Pharmacists can earn up to 15.25 hours of continuing education with several topics in two tracks—institutional and community practice pharmacy­:

  • Guideline updates on hypertension and lipids.
  • Telemedicine.
  • Smartphone applications.
  • Wearable technology used in healthcare. 
  • Therapeutic discussions including diabetes, COPD, C. Difficile, drugs in pregnancy and lactation, pain management, and geriatric patients.
  • New drugs.
  • Newly enacted pharmacy law.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch for attendees; materials will be shared with the audience digitally.

Media contact: Mary Ellen Stephenson