One Profession. One Voice.


By supporting a strong, unified professional association, IPA members enjoy the following benefits:

All Relicensure/Recertification CPE for FREE

IPA members receive CEI’s Pharmacist Library or Pharmacy Technician Library, which include all required CPE for pharmacist relicensure and pharmacy technician recertification, for FREE. In addition, you also receive FREE CPE for IPA’s BOP: What, Why & How podcast series! 

Here is look at what the 2018 libraries will include:
2018 Pharmacist Library 2018 Pharmacy Technician Library
CEI’s Pharmacist Library will be updated throughout 2018 starting in January and will include the following topics (15 hours/year):
  • January - Unlocking the Case: Overcoming Challenges in the Management of Depression
  • February - Medication Safety Topic
  • March - New Drug Update
  • April - SBIRT: Substance Abuse Training and Referral
  • May - Federal Pharmacy Law Update
  • June/July - Summer Packet – Clinical Topics packaged in printable form for CE on the Go!
  • August - 2018 Immunization Update for Pharmacists
  • September - Guideline Update Series
  • October - Handling Drug Shortages at your Pharmacy
  • November - Biosimilar Agents: Clinical Pearls for Pharmacists
  • December - Guideline Update Series
CEI’s 2018 Pharmacy Technician Library will be updated throughout 2018 starting in January and will include the following topics (10 hours/year):
  • January - Pharmacy Calculations: A Review for Technicians
  • February - Medication Safety Topic
  • March - Common Drug Interactions: A Practical Review for Pharmacy Technicians
  • May - Federal Pharmacy Law Update
  • June - Pharmacy Inventory Management
  • August - 2018 Immunization Update for Pharmacy Technicians
  • September - Change Management
  • October - Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement
  • December - Continuing Professional Development: A Guide for Pharmacy Technicians

Convenient Continuing Education

Equipping you for today’s rapidly evolving health care system with convenient high-quality CPE opportunities at a discounted member rate.

Networking & Collaboration Across the State

Collaborate and network with pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from across the state by attending IPA events, working on a committee, volunteering, or working with the association on a project.

Advocacy for Your Profession

IPA enables you to confidently engage your elected officials while actively promoting the profession to patients, payers, providers and policy makers.

Leadership Opportunities

Lead and shape the future of your profession by joining a committee, the IPA House of Delegates, or the IPA Board of Trustees.

Legislative and Regulatory Representation 

As the unified voice of Iowa pharmacy, IPA represents your interests with state and federal lawmakers, the Iowa Board of Pharmacy and other health care agencies. 

Professional Communications

Stay up-to-date on the latest in pharmacy practice and news in Iowa and across the country through IPA’s weekly Top 5 e-newsletter and quarterly Journal

Resources for Your Practice

Tap into the wealth of experience from some of the most innovative practitioners in the state with tools and resources to advance your practice.

Proactive Advancement of Patient Care

IPA continually creates opportunities for you and your colleagues to collaborate with healthcare teams and integrate pharmacy practice into emerging healthcare models.

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