The Rx Consultant FAQs

Your PIN (Personal Identification Number) is the number you enter in the member login box on the left (your password is entered in the box on the right) to login to  It is the ID number for your account, and the number that will help us find your account if you need to contact us.  If you receive a monthly issue of The Rx Consultant in the mail, your PIN is printed on the envelope.  You can also find it on our website ( at My Account > Edit Profile, and in the welcome email your received when you first subscribed.  If you have lost your PIN, please call our office at 925.229.5440.
Yes – The Rx Consultant is published by Continuing Education Inc., an ACPE accredited provider of continuing education. 
Yes, we report CE credit to both CE Broker and CPE Monitor.
CE credit is available for three years after the initial release date of each issue.  The release date appears beneath the test on the back page of both the online and print editions of each issue.
If your subscription has a lapsed, you can complete the CE activity in any issue published within your subscription period. You can mail, fax or phone in your test answers and evaluation, and your test will be graded.  If you achieve a passing score, CE credit will be reported to CPE Monitor.  Answer/evaluation sheets are available from our office upon request.  Online access for taking tests and generating credit is not available if your subscription has lapsed.
Yes. You can purchase individual issues online at or call our office at 925.229.5440 to order by phone.
Yes. 100+ back issues are available in the eLibrary at You can get CE credit for any back issue that has a valid CE activity  available, even if it was released before you subscribed.
1. Take the test online in the eLibrary (active subscribers only).
2. Mail your answer in to PO Box 1516, Martinez, CA 94553-0516. Use the CE request slip – please contact our office if you need more slips. 
3. Fax your answers in to 925.229.5442. Use the CE request slip. 
4. Call in your answers to our office at 925.229.5440.
At this time, we do not offer live CE.
Yes. On our website, go to My Account > Completed CE to print CE credit statements. If you do not have access to a printer, please call us at 925.229.5440 and we can mail your credit statement(s) to you.


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.