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ACCP Report - November 2019

2019 Clinical Reasoning Series Home Study Editions Coming Soon

The Clinical Reasoning Series explores cutting-edge, contemporary therapeutic topics and demonstrates scientifically sound clinical reasoning and decision-making. The series uses learning activities designed to advance the participant’s skills and abilities in critically evaluating the scientific evidence and effectively incorporating significant findings into daily practice that lead to effective and safe patient care. With programs in Critical Care Pharmacy, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, and Pediatric Pharmacy, the Clinical Reasoning Series is one component of the professional development program developed by ACCP and approved by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) for recertification credit.

Two all-new Clinical Reasoning Series programs presented live at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting in New York City will be available as home study offerings November 25, 2019:

Cardiovascular Therapies in the Critically Ill is approved by BPS for up to 6.0 hours of recertification credit for Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacists (BCCCPs). Topics covered include acute heart failure and related support strategies, atrial fibrillation, thrombosis management, coagulopathies, hemorrhagic emergencies, and anticoagulation reversal. Each activity discusses treatment strategies and application of skills to knowledge in developing management plans. To earn recertification credit, BCCCPs must successfully complete the posttest by May 15, 2020.

It’s All in the Head: Updates in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacotherapy in the Big and Small is approved by BPS for up to 6.0 hours of dual recertification credit for Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists (BCPSs) and/or Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialists (BCPPSs). Topics covered include the management of patients affected by substance abuse, particularly opioids and alcohol. Each activity discusses treatment strategies in adults and provides guidance on the management of pediatric, adolescent, and peripartum patients. To earn recertification credit, BCPSs and/or BCPPSs must successfully complete the posttest by May 15, 2020.

The 2019 Clinical Reasoning Series for Pediatric Pharmacists will be available for sale beginning Monday, December 2, 2019. The series will also be available for up to 6.0 hours of BCPPS recertification credit. This year, the format features recorded webinar lectures as well as interactive cases. The series includes two modules: “Nontuberculous Mycobacteria” and “Prolonged and Continuous Infusion β-Lactams.” To earn recertification credit, BCPPSs must successfully complete the posttest by June 2, 2020.

For more information and to order any of the above programs, visit the ACCP Bookstore.