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PTCB Patient Safety CPE Credit Requirement Clarification In order to determine if you have already obtained the Patient Safety credit now required by PTCB, look at your statements of credit for program provided by an ACPE accredited provider. The statement of credit will contain a Universal Activity Number (UAN) such as 0121-000-13-003-H05-T. The important component of this long number is the H05 or it may possibly have an L05. The H stands for home study program and the L stands for Live program but the 05 stands for ACPE’s designation of Patient Safety programs. If you have completed a program provided by an accredited ACPE provider that contains H05 or L05 of one hour or more during this recertification period, you met the requirement. If you have completed a program provided by a non-accredited ACPE provider (statement of credit will not have the ACPE logo on it anywhere) and you believe it is or could be a Patient Safety or Medication Safety (a subset of Patient Safety) program you should contact the program provider and ask them if this would qualify to be certain. PLEASE NOTE: Pharmacy Tech Topics offers a Patient Safety module every other year (odd number years), as the January module. Patient Safety alternates years with the Law modules.