About Us

What is The Rx Consultant?

The Rx Consultant is a subscription-based service that delivers practical updates & reviews covering all the top-selling drugs and common health conditions. All our publications focus on the facts busy front-line pharmacists and other health care practitioners need to stay current, and provide it a streamlined, easy reading style.

Founded in 1991, The Rx Consultant has subscribers throughout the United States and Canada. For 29 years, pharmacists, nurses and other practitioners have relied on The Rx Consultant for accurate, unbiased updates they can trust. The Rx Consultant is completely independent of the pharmaceutical industry and has no commercial bias.

What's in the E-LIBRARY?

The entire family of Rx Consultant publications is now included in a subscription to the eLibrary:

Drug Therapy Updates & Reviews

The eLibrary contains over 30 streamlined updates on drug therapy for the most common diseases. New articles are added every month – it is a continually expanding resource.

Continuing Education

The eLibrary includes 50+ hours of CE from an ACPE approved provider at no additional charge. Each article provides at least 1.5 hours of CE. Subscribers can take their tests online, score them immediately, then print or save their credit statements. CE tests can also be mailed, faxed, or even phoned in to The Rx Consultant office, and credit statements will be delivered by mail or fax.

News

The eLibrary includes a news column covering the developments that matter most to pharmacists and other front-line providers. You get a headline, the bottom line, and how it’s likely to affect your practice in a few short lines, then it’s on to the next news item. The news briefs are also available in print monthly as Rx News Connection.

Rx Patient Connection

A patient information page accompanies every Drug Therapy Update & Review in the eLibrary. Called Rx Patient Connection, this sheet pulls together all the key patient information and answers the most common questions patients ask.

A Personal CE Transcript

From the eLibrary, subscribers can access a personal account that maintains a record of the tests they have taken and the CE credits they have earned.

Monthly Mail Packets

Individual subscribers receive a packet in the mail every month with copies of the latest Drug Therapy Update & Review, Patient Connection, and News Connection. The packet also includes a CE credit request (for those who prefer mail or fax service) and a Quick Reference card for the latest article. These cards outline the facts you need quickly in tables and charts, and fit in a pocket binder. It’s a handy way to keep the essential information at your fingertips.

Registered Nurses:

Continuing Education Network (publisher of The Rx Consultant) is a provider of continuing education (CE) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13118. CE programs in The Rx Consultant are accepted by the following State Boards of Nursing: AL, AK, AR, CA, DC, DE, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VI, WA, WI, WV, WY.
The following State Boards of Nursing do not require continuing education for license/certification renewal for registered nurses. Some of these states are also listed above because continuing education is required for advanced practicing nurses license/certification renewal and CE programs in The Rx Consultant are accepted.: AZ, CO, CT, GA, HI, ID, IN, KY, MD, ME, MO, MT, NY, OK, SD, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY.

The following State Boards of Nursing do not accept CE programs from The Rx Consultant: NY, UT.

What is The Rx Consultant?

The Rx Consultant is a subscription-based service that delivers practical updates & reviews covering all the top-selling drugs and common health conditions. All our publications focus on the facts busy front-line pharmacists and other health care practitioners need to stay current, and provide it a streamlined, easy reading style.

For 30 years The Rx Consultant has operated independent of the pharmaceutical industry and has no commercial bias.

Join thousands of healthcare providers who enjoy the following benefits every month.

1. Drug Therapy Updates & Reviews

The eLibrary contains over 30 streamlined updates on drug therapy for the most common diseases. New articles are added every month – it is a continually expanding resource.

2. Continuing Education

The eLibrary includes 50+ hours of Pharmacology CE from an ACPE approved provider at no additional charge. Each article provides at least 1.5 hours of Pharmacology CE. Subscribers can take their tests online, score them immediately, then print or save their credit statements. Pharmacology CE tests can also be mailed, faxed, or even phoned in to The Rx Consultant office, and credit statements will be delivered by mail or fax.

3. Unlimited Access to our Resource Library, with:

  • Healthcare News

    The eLibrary includes a news column covering the developments that matter most to nurse practitioners and other front-line providers. You get a headline, the bottom line, and how it’s likely to affect your practice in a few short lines, then it’s on to the next news item. The news briefs are also available in print monthly as Rx News Connection.
  • Patient Education Pages

    Patient Q&A to sharpen your skills in educating patients and answering common questions.
  • Charts & Tables

    At-a-glance updates on drugs, doses, common side effects & interactions
  • Quick Facts

    Key facts organized for fast access both online and on handy reference cards.
  • The Bottom Line

    Our members suggest the topics and each issue undergoes a rigorous three month peer reviewed process. Our CE is different because we accept no grants, advertising, or funding of any kind from drug manufacturers. With no financial ties, maintaining a bias-free publication is a straightforward process.

The Rx Consultant maintains a high standard for quality

And a rigorous system for content development that insures it. Every issue is written by an expert in the topic area, and then peer reviewed, fact-checked and edited to insure that the content is

  • Evidence-based
  • Non-Biased
  • Balanced
  • Timely
  • Accurate and
  • Useful for community practitioners

The Rx Consultant is completely independent of the pharmaceutical industry.

We accept no grants, advertising, or funding of any kind from drug manufacturers. With no financial ties, maintaining a bias-free publication is a straightforward process.