Moving toward health equity: A journey

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This article discusses how pharmacists can better understand their communities social determinants of health, with examples of workplace equity from a new practitioner and student perspective. Learn the definition of health equity and consider interventions to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion into the workplace.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define health equity and related terms.
  • Discuss how pharmacists can better understand their communities’ social determinants of health.
  • Provide examples of workplace equity from a new practitioner and student perspective.
  • Identify individual- and systems-level interventions to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion into the workplace

Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: 1

Accreditation Information


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours of CPE credit (0.10 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-358-H04-P.

To obtain credit for Moving toward health equity: A journey, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation, 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.

APhA's continuing pharmacy education policy allows two opportunities to successfully complete the continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that the questions may not appear in the same order as printed and only two attempts to pass the assessment will be granted.  The current policy of the APhA Education Department is to not release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.

Initial release date: October 1, 2021
Expiration date: October 1, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date


Moving toward health equity: A journey, is a home-study continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association

Advisory Board

Emeka Egwim, PharmD, RPh, Lieutenant Commander, United States Public Health Service, Senior Policy Analyst, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), Washington, DC.


Juan Rodriguez, BSPS; Adrienne Simmons, PharmD, MS, BCPS, AAHIVP; Vibhuti Arya Amirfar, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA; Emeka Egwim, PharmD, RPh; 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 complete staff disclosures, please see the Education and Accreditation Information section at


There is no fee associated with this activity for members of the American Pharmacists Association. There is a $25 fee for nonmembers.

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# 0202-0000-21-358-H04-P 0.1 CEUs October 01, 2021 - October 01, 2024