Accountability of Pharmacists in Patient Care (Home Study)

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This archived webinar will explore pharmacist accountability in patient care as it relates to a holistic, patient-centered approach, clinical decision making, and collaboration with other healthcare professionals. The presentation will provide an overview of pharmacy practice transformation and value-based payment models to explain why pharmacists must be recognized as accountable patient care providers to advance the profession. 

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss the difference between accountability and responsibility, as well as related terminology. 
  2. Review related APhA policy and language used by pharmacy, and other non-physician practitioner organizations to describe accountability to patient care.   
  3. Explain why accountability is important in advancing the pharmacist’s role in patient care. 
  4. Explain why practice transformation and value-based payment models make it essential for pharmacists to be recognized as accountable patient care providers.  
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists 

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 0202-0000-20-126-H01-P. 

To obtain credit for completing Accountability of Pharmacists in Patient Care (Home Study), participants must 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: February 11, 2020

Expiration date: February 11, 2023 


Accountability of Pharmacists in Patient Care (Home Study) is an archived, online educational activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


Anne L. BurnsBSPharmRPh, 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, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association. 


There is no fee associated with this 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.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-20-126-H04-P 0.1 CEUs February 11, 2020 - February 11, 2023