ACCP Updates in Therapeutics®: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course, 2013 Edition

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Updates in Therapeutics®: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course, 2013 Edition

Program Overview

Updates in Therapeutics®: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course is ideal for pharmacy professionals who are preparing for the Pharmacotherapy Specialty Certification Examination administered by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) and for those seeking a self-paced review and refresher of disease states and therapeutics.

Developed by Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists, the course content provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge domains covered in the pharmacotherapy specialty certification examination. The course uses a case-based approach, with strong emphasis on the thought processes needed to solve patient care problems in each therapeutic area.

This is the same course that is presented live at ACCP's Updates in Therapeutics®. The course materials are available in a variety of formats to best suit your learning style. The online course, print workbook and DVD-ROM package, and online workbook and DVD-ROM package are available for continuing pharmacy education credit.

To receive all course components, select the online course with continuing pharmacy education credit, or the course book and DVD-ROM package with continuing pharmacy education credit. Instructional components also are priced for individual sale. Click here for prices.

What's Included

Updates in Therapeutics®: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course includes the following components:

  • A preparatory workbook, available as a two-volume perfect-bound book or online as a collection of PDFs. Both print and online versions of the workbook include:
    • Chapters offering a comprehensive review of the full scope of Pharmacotherapy.
    • Over 250 patient cases with explained answers to enhance your case based learning.
    • Over 150 self-assessment questions with explained answers.
    • Current and relevant references at the end of each chapter.
  • Audio-synchronized slide presentations available on a DVD-ROM or online at www.accp.com. This is a recording of all the Pharmacotherapy sessions offered at the live Updates in Therapeutics® meeting. View slide presentations and listen to faculty as they review each presentation, slide by slide. Both the DVD-ROM and online versions of the audio-synchronized slide presentations include:
    • Printable slide decks available as PDFs.
    • Audio recordings available as MP3 files that can be put onto a portable listening device or burned onto an audio CD.
  • Eight online posttests for earning 24 hours of CPE (BCPS recertification credit available with certain packages).
NEW for 2013 – Pharmacotherapy All-Access Pass for Home Study

The ACCP Updates in Therapeutics® 2013 Pharmacotherapy All-Access Pass brings you a series of certification review resources at a discounted package price. Receive additional tools as you prepare for the October specialty certification examinations administered by BPS. Your Updates in Therapeutics® 2013 Pharmacotherapy All-Access Pass includes the preparatory workbook, audio-synchronized slide presentations, printable slide decks, audio recordings, eight online posttests, plus:

  • Registration for the ACCP webinar on Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills, to be presented on July 18, 2013 with an encore presentation on July 25, 2013, as well as access to a recording of the webinar.
  • The ACCP 2013 Pharmacotherapy Mock Exam, an online practice test with 200 questions that can be submitted as many times as you’d like and includes a detailed analysis of your results including which content areas you excelled in and which areas could use more study. (Available August 2013)
  • Registration for the ACCP Last-Chance Pharmacotherapy Review Webinar—these last-minute cram sessions will be presented the evenings of September 3, 2013 and September 4, 2013, shortly before the administration of the certification examinations. Recordings of this webinar are also included.

A total of 32.0 continuing pharmacy education credit hours are available as part of this package.

Note: All-Access Pass options are designed for people preparing for the BPS exam and do NOT include BCPS recertification credit.

Review Course for Recertification

ACCP, as the official provider approved by BPS, will record and report recertification credit earned for this activity directly to BPS. The course content, developed by clinical and educational experts, is from the live presentation of the Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review Course. The course is available both online and as a DVD-ROM and workbook package. Both formats include a Web-based recertification test. Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists who take the 2013 course* and successfully complete the self-assessment test by September 1, 2013, will earn 24.0 hours of recertification credit. Click here for prices.

*2013 course materials available June 2013.

Workbook Content

The Updates in Therapeutics®: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course workbook covers the following content:

Volume 1
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Biostatistics: A Refresher
  • Study Designs
  • Neurology
  • General Psychiatry
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  • Oncology Supportive Care
  • Men’s and Women’s Health
  • Pharmacokinetics: A Refresher
Volume 2
  • Infectious Diseases
  • HIV/Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition
  • Critical Care
  • Cardiology I
  • Cardiology II

Additional Resources:


Faculty

Session 1

Kirsten H. Ohler, Pharm.D., BCPS Pediatrics
Kirsten H. Ohler, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Jennifer M. Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPS Geriatrics
Jennifer P. Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPS
Primary Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
Evergreen, Colorado
Brian Hemstreet, Pharm.D., BCPS Gastrointestinal Disorders
Brian Hemstreet, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Denver, Colorado

Session 2

Kevin M. Sowinski, Pharm.D., FCCP Biostatistics: A Refresher & Study Designs: Fundamentals of Design and Interpretation
Kevin M. Sowinski, Pharm.D., FCCP
Purdue University College of Pharmacy
Indiana University School of Medicine
West Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana

Session 3

Melody Ryan, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP Neurology
Melody Ryan, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP
Associate Professor, University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Kelly C. Lee, Pharm.D., BCPP General Psychiatry
Kelly C. Lee, Pharm.D., BCPP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California

Session 4

Ila M. Harris, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS Ambulatory Care
Ila M. Harris, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Associate Professor, Medical School
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Minnesota
Bethesda Family Medicine
St. Paul, Minnesota
Brian K. Irons, Pharm.D., BCPS, BC-ADM Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Brian K. Irons, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCACP, BCPS, BC-ADM
Division Head - Ambulatory Care
Associate Professor - Department of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas

Session 5

LeAnn Norris, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP Oncology Supportive Care
LeAnn Norris, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences
South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Columbia, South Carolina
Shareen El-Ibiary, Pharm.D., BCPS Men’s and Women’s Health
Shareen El-Ibiary, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale
Glendale, Arizona
Curtis L. Smith, Pharm.D., BCPS Pharmacokinetics: A Refresher
Curtis L. Smith, Pharm.D., BCPS
Professor, Ferris State University
Grand Ledge, Michigan

Session 6

Curtis L. Smith, Pharm.D., BCPS Infectious Diseases & HIV/Infectious Diseases
Curtis L. Smith, Pharm.D., BCPS
Professor, Ferris State University
Grand Ledge, Michigan
John M. Burke, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS Nephrology
John M. Burke, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Director, Division of Pharmacy Practice, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
St. Louis, Missouri

Session 7

Judith Kristeller, Pharm.D., BCPS Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition & Critical Care
Judith Kristeller, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor, Wilkes University
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Session 8

Shannon W. Finks, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP Cardiology I
Shannon W. Finks, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP
Associate Professor, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Memphis, Tennessee
Barbara S. Wiggins, Pharm.D., FCCP, FNLA, FAHA, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), CLS Cardiology II
Barbara S. Wiggins, Pharm.D., FCCP, FNLA, FAHA, AACC, CLS, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
Pharmacy Clinical Specialist-Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina
Adjunct Associate Professor, South Carolina College of Pharmacy,
Charleston, South Carolina

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Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit
ACPE

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Numbers (UAN) for Updates in Therapeutics®: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course are:

  • Pediatrics; Geriatrics; and Gastrointestinal Disorders
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-022-H01-P; 3.0 contact hours
  • Biostatistics: A Refresher and Study Designs: Fundamentals of Design and Interpretation
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-023-H04-P; 3.0 contact hours
  • Neurology and General Psychiatry
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-027-H01-P; 3.0 contact hours
  • Ambulatory Care and Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-025-H01-P; 3.0 contact hours
  • Oncology Supportive Care; Men’s and Women’s Health; and Pharmacokinetics: A Refresher
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-026-H01-P; 3.0 contact hours
  • Infectious Diseases, HIV/Infectious Diseases, Nephrology
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-024-H01-P; 3.0 contact hours
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition and Critical Care
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-028-H01-P; 3.0 contact hours
  • Cardiology I and Cardiology II
    Activity No. 0217-0000-13-029-H01-P; 3.0 contact hours

All continuing pharmacy education activities associated with Updates in Therapeutics®: The Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course are application-based activities.

To receive continuing education credit, the Web-based posttests must be successfully completed and submitted to ACCP by October 31, 2014.

To receive recertification credit, the recertification version of the course must be purchased, and the Web-based posttests must be successfully completed and submitted to ACCP by September 1, 2013.

Technical Requirements

You will need a sound card, speakers and an internet browser with Flash Player software installed. For instructions on downloading and installing the free Adobe Flash Player, see the Adobe Flash Player download page.

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Fees

Shipping and Handling Information

Continuing Pharmacy Education Packages

Description Price Member Cart
These course formats are available for ACPE continuing pharmacy education credit.
Online Course with 24.0 Continuing Education Credits (for ACPE credit only)
- Online workbook (PDFs)
- Online audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE credit
$550.00 $380.00 No Longer Available
Online Workbook and DVD-ROM Package with 24.0 Continuing Education Credits (for ACPE credit only)
- Online workbook (PDFs)
- DVD-ROM with audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE credit
$560.00 $390.00 No Longer Available
Print Workbook and DVD-ROM Package with 24.0 Continuing Education Credits (for ACPE credit only)
- Printed, two-volume, perfect-bound workbook
- DVD-ROM with audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE credit
$570.00 $400.00 No Longer Available

All-Access Pass Packages

Description Price Member Cart
Package includes registration for the ACCP webinar on Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills, ACCP’s Last-Chance Pharmacotherapy Review webinar and access to the ACCP 2013 Pharmacotherapy Mock Exam. A total of 32.0 continuing pharmacy education credit hours are available as part of this package. These course formats are not available for recertification credit.
Online Course with 24.0 Continuing Education Credits (for ACPE credit only) (All Access)
- Online workbook (PDFs)
- Online audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE credit
- ACCP 2013 Pharmacotherapy Mock Exam (Available August 1, 2013)
- Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills Webinar (July, 2013)
- Last-Chance Pharmacotherapy Review Webinars (September, 2013)
$775.00 $595.00 No Longer Available
Online Workbook and DVD-ROM Package with 24.0 Continuing Education Credits (for ACPE credit only) (All Access)
- Online workbook (PDFs)
- DVD-ROM with audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE credit
- ACCP 2013 Pharmacotherapy Mock Exam (Available August 1, 2013)
- Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills Webinar (July, 2013)
- Last-Chance Pharmacotherapy Review Webinars (September, 2013)
$790.00 $610.00 No Longer Available
Print Workbook and DVD-ROM Package with 24.0 Continuing Education Credits (for ACPE credit only) (All Access)
- Printed, two-volume, perfect-bound workbook
- DVD-ROM with audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE credit
- ACCP 2013 Pharmacotherapy Mock Exam (Available August 1, 2013)
- Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills Webinar (July, 2013)
- Last-Chance Pharmacotherapy Review Webinars (September, 2013)
$810.00 $620.00 No Longer Available

Recertification Packages

Description Price Member Cart
These course formats are available for BCPS recertification credit.
Online Course with 24.0 Continuing Education/Recertification Credits
- Online workbook (PDFs)
- Online audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE/BCPS recertification credit
$595.00 $450.00 No Longer Available
Online Workbook and DVD-ROM Package with 24.0 Continuing Education/Recertification Credits
- Online workbook (PDFs)
- DVD-ROM with audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE/BCPS recertification credit
$625.00 $470.00 No Longer Available
Print Workbook and DVD-ROM Package with 24.0 Continuing Education/Recertification Credits
- Printed, two-volume, perfect-bound workbook
- DVD-ROM with audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
- Eight online posttests for CPE/BCPS recertification credit
$645.00 $480.00 No Longer Available

Individual Non-CPE Products

Description Price Member Cart
The following items are sold separately and do not include CPE.
Online Workbook
- Online workbook (PDFs)
$240.00 $150.00 No Longer Available
Print Workbook
- Printed, two-volume, perfect-bound workbook.
$250.00 $160.00 No Longer Available
DVD-ROM
- DVD-ROM with audio-synchronized slide presentations, slide decks, and audio recordings
$380.00 $240.00 No Longer Available