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Primer: The Fundamentals of Medical Communications

Continuing Education

ACPEDIA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is designated for up to 20.25 contact hours or 2.025 continuing education units (CEU’s).

If you are claiming ACPE credit for this forum you must:
1. Complete a Verification of Attendance Form on-site
2. Return it to the registration desk
3. Access your DIA account and select My Transcript to claim your ACPE credit, available on April 10, 2019

See detailed instructions below and in your printed handout.

ACPE Credit Requests MUST BE SUBMITTED by Friday, MAY 1, 2019. DIA is required by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to report pharmacy-requested CEUs through the CPE Monitor system. All ACPE-certified activity credit requests need to be submitted through DIA’s My Transcript within 45-days post activity. If ACPE credit is not requested by Friday, May 1, 2019, the CEU request will not be transmitted through to the CPE Monitor. Pharmacists will need to provide their National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) to ensure the data is submitted to the ACPE and NABP properly. Obtain your NABP e-Profile.

DIA has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

As an IACET Authorized Provider, DIA offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. DIA is authorized by IACET to offer up to 2 CEUs for this program. Participants must attend the entire froum (primer, short courses, and forum if applicable) in order to be able to receive an IACET statement of credit. No partial credit will be awarded.

Continuing Education Credit Allocation

It is DIA’s policy that anyone in a position to control the content of a continuing education activity must disclose to the program audience (1) any relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentation and/or the educational activity, and (2) discussions of unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or medical devices. Faculty disclosures will be included in the handout materials.
NameCredit TypeMax CreditsCEU
Primer: The Fundamentals of Medical CommunicationsCredit TypeACPEMax Credits7.00CEU0.700
Primer: The Fundamentals of Medical CommunicationsCredit TypeIACETMax Credits7.00CEU0.700

Statement of Credit:

If you would like to receive a statement of credit, you must attend the forum (primer and/or short courses if applicable), complete the "Verification of Attendance" form located in your forum folder, turn in your form to the registration desk at the conclusion of the forum, and claim CE via the online credit request process through DIA at My Transcript. Participants will be able to download a statement of credit upon successful submission of the credit request. My Transcript will be available for credit requests on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

To access My Transcript:
  • Visit,
  • Select “Sign in” and you will be prompted for your user ID and password
  • Select Welcome Menu, found in the upper right hand corner (where your name appears)
  • Select My Account from the menu
  • Select “My Transcript” then Manage My Transcripts