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Updates in Therapeutics®: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course, 2017 Edition



An ACCP Publication

Program Overview

Updates in Therapeutics®: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course is ideal for pharmacy professionals who are preparing for the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy 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 Ambulatory Care Pharmacists and Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists the course content provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge domains covered in the ambulatory care pharmacy 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 was presented live at ACCP Updates in Therapeutics® 2017. The course materials are available in a variety of formats to best suit your learning style. The online course, and online course and print workbook are available for continuing pharmacy education credit.

To receive all course components, select the online course with continuing pharmacy education credit, or the online course and print workbook for continuing education. Instructional components also are priced for individual sale.

Course Expiration: October 31, 2018

Course Content

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

Volume 1
  • Processes of Care/Organization Agreements/Special Issues in Pharmacy Practice
  • Communication Strategies in Pharmacy
  • Developing a Clinical Practice
  • Managing a Clinical Practice
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disorders
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Infectious Diseases I
  • Infectious Diseases II
  • Nephrology
  • Bone/Joint and Rheumatology
Volume 2
  • Cardiology I
  • Cardiology II
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Biostatistics: A Refresher
  • Study Designs: Fundamentals of Interpretation
  • Genitourinary, Electrolytes, and Nutritional Deficiencies/Supplementation in Older Adults

Additional Resources:

  • Health Maintenance and Public Health
  • Dermatologic/HEENT & Immunologic Disorders
  • Oncology Supportive Care
  • Drug Information, Evidence-Based Medicine, Research, and HIPPA
  • Policy, Practice and Regulatory Issues
  • The Board of Pharmacy Specialties "2017 Recertification Guide"

Updates in Therapeutics®: The Ambulatory Care Pharmacy 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 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy.
    • Over 250 patient cases with explained answers to enhance your case based learning.
    • Over 200 self-assessment questions with explained answers.
    • Current and relevant references at the end of each chapter.
  • Audio-synchronized slide presentations available online at www.accp.com. This is a recording of all the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy sessions offered at the live Updates in Therapeutics® meeting. View slide presentations and listen to faculty as they review each presentation, slide by slide. The online version 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.
  • Seven online posttests for earning 24 hours of CPE (BCACP recertification credit available with certain packages).

Standard Package

Your Ambulatory Care Pharmacy 2017 includes:

  • The Ambulatory Care Pharmacy review course for home study in your choice of format, available in April 2017

A total of 24 continuing pharmacy education credit hours are available as part of this package.

All-Access Pass Package

ACCP Updates in Therapeutics® 2017 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy All-Access Pass will bring you a series of certification review resources at a discounted package price. Beginning with the release of the home study course on June 1, you will receive additional tools as you prepare for the October specialty certification examinations administered by BPS.

Your Updates in Therapeutics® 2017 All-Access Pass will include:

  • The Ambulatory Care Pharmacy review and recertification course for home study in your choice of format, available in April 2017
  • Registration for the ACCP webinar on Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills, to be presented in June 2017, recording of webinar included with registration.
  • Registration for the ACCP Last-Chance Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Review Webinar these last-minute cram sessions will be presented in late September 2017, shortly before the fall administration of the certification examinations. Recordings of this webinar included with registration.

A total of 32 continuing pharmacy education credit hours are available as part of this package.

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: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course are:

  • Practice Management Issues
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-037-H04-P; 4.0 contact hours.
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Endocrine Disorders, and Pulmonary Disorders
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-038-H01-P; 4.5 contact hours.
  • Psychiatric Disorders, Neurology, and Gastrointestinal Disorders
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-039-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours.
  • Infectious Diseases, Renal Disorders, and Bone/Joint and Rheumatology
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-040-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours.
  • Cardiology and Obstetrics/Gynecology
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-041-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours.
  • Biostatistics, Study Designs, and Genitourinary & Fluids/Electrolytes
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-042-H01-P; 3.5 contact hours.

All continuing pharmacy education activities associated with the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course are application-based activities. To receive continuing pharmacy education credit, the Web-based posttest must be successfully completed and submitted to ACCP by October 31, 2018.

BCACP Recertification Credit
To earn BCACP recertification credit for the home study version of the course, you must purchase Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course, 2017 edition, for BCACP recertification credit and successfully complete and submit the Web-based posttest associated with each module within the course by August 15, 2017. If recertification credit is earned for this course, BCACP recertification credit will be awarded to participants immediately.

Faculty

Practices and Processes of Care/Organizational Agreements/Special Issues in Pharmacy Practice
Jessica Tilton, Pharm.D., BCACP

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacist, Medication Therapy Management Clinic, Operations Manager, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Communication Strategies in Pharmacy
Jamie L. McConaha, Pharm.D., BCACP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Mylan School of Pharmacy Clinical, Social and Administrative Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Developing and Managing a Clinical Practice
Mary Ann Kliethermes, Pharm.D.

Vice Chair of Ambulatory Care Department of Pharmacy Practice; Associate Professor, Chicago College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois

Diabetes Mellitus
L. Brian Cross, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE

Associate Professor, Gatton School of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Mountain Home, Tennessee

Endocrine Disorders
Michael P. Kane, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Professor, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, New York

Pulmonary Disorders
Jean Y. Moon, Pharm.D., BCACP

Assistant Professor, North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Psychiatric Disorders
William A. Kehoe, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Psychology; Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of the Pacific Stockton, California

Neurology
Jacquelyn L. Bainbridge, Pharm.D., FCCP

Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado

Gastrointestinal Disorders
Michelle T. Martin, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP

Clinical Pharmacist and Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Infectious Diseases I
Shellee A. Grim, Pharm.D., BCPS

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Infectious Diseases II
Elizabeth A. Coyle, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Dean of Assessment and Clinical Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Houston College of Pharmacy; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Infectious Diseases II
Adam B. Jackson, Pharm.D., BCACP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Infectious Diseases, Pharmacy Department, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado

Nephrology
Katie E. Cardone, Pharm.D., BCACP, FNKF

Associate Professor, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, New York

Bone/Joint and Rheumatology
Daniel S. Longyhore, Pharm.D., BCACP

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania; Ambulatory Care Pharmacist St. Luke’s Hospital & Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Cardiology I
Orly Vardeny, Pharm.D., BCACP

Associate Professor of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, School of Pharmacy, Madison, Wisconsin

Cardiology II
Emily McCoy, Pharm.D., BCACP

Associate Clinical Professor, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy, Mobile, Alabama

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alicia B. Forinash, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis, Missouri

Biostatistics: A Refresher and Study Designs: Fundamentals of Interpretation
Kevin M. Sowinski, Pharm.D., FCCP

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

Genitourinary, Electrolytes, and Nutritional Deficiencies/Supplementation in Older Adults
Joseph P. Vande Griend, Pharm.D., BCPS, CGP

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Aurora, Colorado

Pricing Options

 

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Recertification Credit CPE Credit