Keeping Your Pharmacy Safe and Secure (Home Study)

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Join the APhA-APPM Compounding Special Interest Group for Keeping Your Pharmacy Safe and Secure. This program is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to learn how to identify weaknesses and protect your pharmacy, personnel, and inventory from internal and external threats from a veteran law enforcement officer.


Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify weaknesses that might put a pharmacy at risk for theft, burglary, or robbery.
  2. Describe what employees should do in the event of a robbery.
  3. Identify at least three ways to prevent internal diversion of drugs.

Activity type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-18-262-H04-P/T

To obtain credit for completing Keeping Your Pharmacy Safe and Secure, watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. 

Initial release date: September 25, 2018

Expiration date: September 25, 2021 


Keeping Your Pharmacy Safe and Secure is an archived, online educational activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


Brenda Jensen, CPhT, CNMT, MBA; Frank Hartig, Jr; and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, PharmD, BCACP, MBA, Associate Director of Content Development at the American Pharmacists Association. 


There is no fee associated with this member only activity. 

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.