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Updates in Therapeutics®: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course, 2018 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® 2018. 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.

Release date is April 1, 2018. Deadline to submit posttest for CPE is October 31, 2019. Deadline to submit posttest for recertification credit is August 15, 2018.

Course Expiration: October 31, 2019

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
  • Biostatistics: A Refresher
  • Study Designs: Fundamentals of Interpretation
  • 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
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • 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 "2018 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 26.0 hours of CPE Credit (BCACP recertification credit available with certain packages).

Standard Package

Your Ambulatory Care Pharmacy 2018 includes:

  • The Ambulatory Care Pharmacy review course for home study in your choice of format, available in April 2018.
  • A total of 26.0 continuing pharmacy education credit hours are available as part of this package.

All-Access Pass Package

ACCP Updates in Therapeutics® 2018 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 April 1, you will receive additional tools as you prepare for the October specialty certification examinations administered by BPS.

Your Updates in Therapeutics® 2018 All-Access Pass will include:

  • The Ambulatory Care Pharmacy review and recertification course for home study in your choice of format, available in April 2018
  • Registration for the ACCP webinar on Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills, to be presented in June 2018. A recording of the webinar is 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 2018, shortly before the fall administration of the certification examinations. Recordings of this webinar are included with registration.
  • A total of 34.0 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: 0217-0000-18-038-H04-P; 4.0 contact hours
  • Biostatistics, Study Designs, and Pulmonary Disorders
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-039-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours
  • Psychiatric Disorders, Neurology, and Gastrointestinal Disorders
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-040-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours
  • Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, and Bone/Joint and Rheumatology
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-041-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours
  • Cardiology and Obstetrics/Gynecology
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-042-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Endocrine Disorders, and Genitourinary & Fluids and Electrolytes
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-043-H01-P; 4.0 contact hours
  • Dermatology/HEENT and Policy, Practice and Regulatory Issues
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-128-H01-P; 2.0 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, 2019.

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, 2018 edition, for BCACP recertification credit and successfully complete and submit the Web-based posttest associated with each module within the course by August 15, 2018. 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
Operations Manager - Medication Therapy Management Clinic
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, Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

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

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

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
Nicole M. Hahn, Pharm.D., BCACP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Neurology
Kaiser Permanente
Denver, Colorado

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

Clinical Pharmacist
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
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
Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University
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

Diabetes Mellitus
Tiffany Scott-Horton, Pharm.D., BCACP

Clinical Assistant Professor - Pharmacy Practice
MTMC Operations Coordinator - Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

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

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

Genitourinary, Electrolytes, and Nutritional Deficiencies/Supplementation in Older Adults
Erica Crannage, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP

Associate Professor
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacist
St. Louis University Family and Community Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Dermatology/HEENT and Immunologic Disorders
Jamie L. McConaha, Pharm.D., BCACP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice,
Mylan School of Pharmacy, Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Policy, Practice, and Regulatory Issues
Kristin Zimmerman, Pharm.D., BCACP, CGP

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science
VCU School of Pharmacy
Richmond, Virginia

Pricing Options

What type of credit are you interested in?

CPE Credit Recertification Credit

Standard Packages

These course formats are available for ACPE continuing pharmacy education credit.

Online Course Package with Online Workbook
Offers up to 26.0 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • downloadable/printable PDFs of two-volume workbook
  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • seven online posttests for CPE credit

The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers are listed under the CPE/Recertification Credit section.

Price: $595.00 Member: $405.00
Online Course Package with Print Workbook
Offers up to 26.0 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • two-volume print workbook
  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • seven online posttests for CPE credit

The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers are listed under the CPE/Recertification Credit section.

Price: $615.00 Member: $435.00 SOLD OUT
Online Course Package with Online Workbook and Print Workbook
Offers up to 26.0 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • downloadable/printable PDFs of two-volume workbook
  • two-volume print workbook
  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • seven online posttests for CPE credit

The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers are listed under the CPE/Recertification Credit section.

Price: $715.00 Member: $535.00 SOLD OUT

All-Access Pass Packages

A total of 34.0 continuing pharmacy education credit hours are available as part of this package. These course formats are not available for recertification credit.

All-Access Pass with Online Workbook
Offers up to 34.0 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • downloadable/printable PDFs of two-volume workbook
  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • seven online posttests for CPE credit (26.0)
  • Complimentary registration to the Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills Webinar (2.0)
  • Complimentary registration to the Last-Chance Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Review Webinar (6.0)

The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers are listed under the CPE/Recertification Credit section.

Price: $785.00 Member: $595.00
All-Access Pass with Print Workbook
Offers up to 34.0 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • two-volume print workbook
  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • seven online posttests for CPE credit (26.0)
  • Complimentary registration to the Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills Webinar (2.0)
  • Complimentary registration to the Last-Chance Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Review Webinar (6.0)

The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers are listed under the CPE/Recertification Credit section.

Price: $805.00 Member: $605.00 SOLD OUT>
All-Access Pass with Online Workbook and Print Workbook
Offers up to 34.0 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • downloadable/printable PDFs of two-volume workbook
  • two-volume print workbook
  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • seven online posttests for CPE credit (26.0)
  • Complimentary registration to the Developing Effective Test-Taking Skills Webinar (2.0)
  • Complimentary registration to the Last-Chance Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Review Webinar (6.0)

The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers are listed under the CPE/Recertification Credit section.

Price: $895.00 Member: $705.00 SOLD OUT

Individual Non-CPE Products

The following items are sold separately and DO NOT include continuing pharmacy education credit.

Online Workbook
 

Includes:

  • downloadable/printable PDFs of two-volume workbook
Price: $260.00 Member: $160.00
Print Workbook
 

Includes:

  • two-volume print workbook
Price: $275.00 Member: $175.00 SOLD OUT
 

To access the online course, you will need a login which will consist of your e-mail address and a password. Instructions on how to access the course will be provided on your receipt.

Commercial Support

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy does not solicit or accept external commercial/financial support for its continuing pharmacy education activities. No commercial/financial support has been solicited or accepted for this activity.