APhA Quick Quiz: Provider Status

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As a pharmacist, it is important to advocate for the profession. Provider status has been a hot topic for years, but what it entails is less understood. Take this quiz to learn more about provider status, how it will benefit you, and what you can do to advocate for the profession.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Differentiate between elements of provider status, including provider designation, scope of practice, and payment for services.
  2. Review temporary expansions in pharmacist scope of practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Identify different strategies to advocate for the three elements of provider status.

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 ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-246-H04-PTo claim 0.5 contact hours of CPE credit (0.05 CEUs) for participating in this online learning activity, APhA Quick Quiz: Provider Status, participants will need to complete all 5 questions provided, answer the evaluation questions, then CLAIM credit. A valid pharmacist.com username and password is required to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor to view CPE transcript.  

Initial release date: July 21, 2021
Expiration date: July 21, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date


APhA Quick Quiz: Provider Status  is an online continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. ©2021 American Pharmacists Association.


Allie Jo Shipman, PharmD; Nimit Jindal, PharmD; 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, please visit the APhA website  www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

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. 

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the System Requirements.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-21-246-H04-P 0.05 CEUs July 21, 2021 - July 21, 2024