Author Submission Guidelines for the Journal

A journal article is considered a "home-study" activity and must include specific elements to be accredited by KPERF. 

CE Article Requirements 

Please utilize the following checklist when submitting an article for review:
  • Read the CE AUTHOR SUBMISSION GUIDELINES and submit completed packet.
  • Article meets minimum word requirement (articles may be submitted via word doc. via email.) 
  • Completed disclosure form for ALL authors or anyone who had an influence on the article 
  • The disclosure language is included at the beginning of the article 
  • The author listing includes First Name, Last Name, Credentials, Title, and Organization for EACH author
  • Included are 3-5 learning objectives for pharmacists AND pharmacy technicians (they must not be the same)
  • Included are 5-10 post-assessment quiz questions that are multiple choice-single answers AND include global feedback for each question 

The article should be a minimum of 3,000 words. This count is exclusive of any tables, graphs, or graphics,
learning objectives, references, and self-assessment questions.


1.0 CE Credit Hour 3,000 Words
1.5 CE Credit Hour 4,500 Words
2.0 CE Credit Hour 6,000 Words

Active Learning 

All ACPE accredited activities must include active learning elements, including home-study activities. These may be reflection questions or cases within the article.

Photos, Illustrations, and Graphs

Drawings, photographs, charts, tabulations, graphs, etc., often increase the reader’s ability to grasp and/or conceptualize an idea. These are highly encouraged to be included with the CE article. Any graphics or tables should be sent electronically, along with the article.  

Submission Deadlines

Winter Issue -  January 5 
Spring Issue - March 5
Summer Issue - June 5
Fall issue- September 5