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Updates in Therapeutics®: Cardiology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course, 2018 Edition



An ACCP Publication

Program Overview

The Updates in Therapeutics®: Cardiology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course is ideal for pharmacy professionals who are preparing for the new Cardiology Pharmacy Specialty Certification Examination administered by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) and for those seeking a self-paced review and refresher course in cardiology related disease states, therapeutics, and practice management related issues.

Developed by nationally recognized board certified cardiology pharmacists, the course provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge domains covered in the Cardiology Pharmacy Specialty Certification Examination. Using a case-based approach, the course places strong emphasis on the thought processes needed to solve patient care problems in a variety of therapeutic and management related topics. The course was presented live at the 2018 Updated in Therapeutics® meeting. Course materials are available for home study in a variety of formats to best suit your learning style. The Online Course Packages 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.

Course Expiration: October 31, 2019

Course Content

The Updates in Therapeutics®: Cardiology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course workbook covers the following content:

  • Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Public Health
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Anticoagulation
  • Stable Atherosclerotic Disease
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Principles of Information Management and Education: Research Design, Biostatistics, and Literature Evaluation, and Education Training
  • Specialized Topics in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Drug-Induced Cardiovascular Disease and Drugs to Avoid in CV Disease
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Acute Heart Failure
  • Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support for Advanced Heart Failure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Principles of Practice Administration: Protocol Development and Quality Improvement; Pharmacoeconomics and Safe Medication Use
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Pharmacogenomics of Cardiovascular Therapies
  • Blood Pressure Management in Adult Patients
  • The Board of Pharmacy Specialties “2018 Candidate’s Guide”

Updates in Therapeutics®: The Cardiology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course includes the following components:

  • A preparatory workbook, available as a single-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 Cardiology Pharmacy.
    • Over 150 patient cases with explained answers to enhance your case based learning.
    • Over 175 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 Cardiology 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 24.5 hours of CPE Credit.

Online Course Package

Your Cardiology Pharmacy package 2018 includes:

  • The Cardiology Pharmacy review course for home study in your choice of format, available in April 2018.

A total of 24.5 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: Cardiology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course are:

  • Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Public Health, Dyslipidemia, and Blood Pressure Management
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-057-H01-P 4.0 contact hours
  • Stable Ischemic Heart Disease, Anticoagulation, and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-058-H01-P, 4.0 contact hours
  • Principles of Information Management and Education, Specialized Topics in Cardiovascular Disease; Drug-induced Cardiovascular Disease and Drugs to Avoid in Cardiovascular Disease
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-059-H01-P, 4.0 contact hours
  • Chronic Heart Failure, Acute Heart Failure, and Cardiac Transplantation and Device Therapy
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-060-H01-P 4.0 contact hours
  • Arrhythmias and Cardiovascular Emergencies
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-061-H01-P 3.75 contact hours
  • Principles of Cardiology Pharmacy Practice and Administration and Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-062-H01-P 3.25 contact hours
  • Pharmacogenomics in Cardiovascular Disease
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-129-H01-P, 1.5 contact hours

To earn continuing pharmacy education credit for the home study version of the 2018 Cardiology Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course, you must successfully complete and submit the Web-based posttest associated with each session in the course no later than October 31, 2019. Statements of continuing pharmacy education credit will be available at CPE Monitor approximately 2–3 business days after the successful submission of the Web-based posttest.

Faculty

Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Public Health
Mary H. Parker, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Durham VA Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Dyslipidemia
Dave L. Dixon, Pharm.D.
Director - Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
Richmond, Virginia
Blood Pressure Management
Karen J. McConnell, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
System Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services
Catholic Health Initiatives
Clinical Associate Professor
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, Colorado
Anticoagulation
Paul P. Dobesh, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska
Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Kelly C. Rogers, Pharm.D., FCCP, AACC
College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
James Coons, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor - Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacist - Cardiology
UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Principles of Information Management and Education
William L. Baker, Jr., Pharm.D., FCCP, FACC, FAHA
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Storrs, Connecticut
Specialized Topics in Cardiovascular Disease
Scott Bolesta, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCM
Visiting Investigator
Center for Pharmacy Innovation and Outcomes, Geisinger Health System
Associate Professor
Wilkes University
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Drug Induced Cardiovascular Disease and Drugs to Avoid in Cardiovascular Disease
Carrie S. Oliphant, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Cardiology/Anticoagulation
Methodist University Hospital
Associate Professor
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Memphis, Tennessee
Chronic Heart Failure
Robert L. Page, II, Pharm.D., MSPH, FCCP, FASHP, FAHA, BCPS, CGP
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Physical Medicine
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Science, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado
Acute Heart Failure
Sheryl L. Chow, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, (AQ Cardiology)
Associate Professor
Western University of Health Sciences
Los Angeles, California
Cardiac Transplantation and Device Therapy
Douglas L. Jennings, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAHA, AACC, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York.
Arrhythmias
James E. Tisdale, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA, FNAP, FAHA, BCPS
Professor - Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy, Purdue University
Adjunct Professor
School of Medicine, Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana
Cardiovascular Emergencies
Craig J. Beavers, Pharm.D., FAHA, AACC, BCPS (AQ-Cardiology), CACP
Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator
University of Kentucky Healthcare
Assistant Adjunct Professor
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky
Principles of Cardiology Pharmacy Practice Administration
Dustin D. Spencer, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS
Clinical Director - Cardiopulmonary Diseases
Innovative Delivery Solutions
Cardinal Health
Houston, Texas
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Shannon W. Finks, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), ASH-CHC
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Memphis, Tennessee
Pharmacogenomics in Cardiovascular Disease
Rhonda Cooper-Dehoff, Pharm.D., M.S., FCCP, FAHA, FACC
Associate Professor and University Term Professor - Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translation Research
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine College of Pharmacy and Medicine
Associate Director
Center for Pharmacogenomics, University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Pricing Options

Standard Packages

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

Online Course Package with Online Workbook
Offers up to 24.5 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • downloadable/printable PDFs of 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 Credit section.

Price: $595.00 Member: $405.00
Online Course Package with Print Workbook
Offers up to 24.5 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • 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 Credit section.

Price: $615.00 Member: $435.00
Online Course Package with Online Workbook and Print Workbook
Offers up to 24.5 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • downloadable/printable PDFs of workbook
  • 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 Credit section.

Price: $715.00 Member: $535.00

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 workbook
Price: $260.00 Member: $160.00
Print Workbook
 

Includes:

  • print workbook
Price: $275.00 Member: $175.00
 

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.