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Clinical Reasoning Series in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, 2018 Home Study Edition





It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon: Keeping up with Hypertension Management

 

Series Overview

 

Clinical Reasoning Series is one component of the professional development program developed by ACCP and approved by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) for the recertification of Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacists (BCACPs) and Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists (BCPSs).

This educational series explores cutting-edge, contemporary therapeutic topics, and demonstrates scientifically sound clinical reasoning and decision-making. It employs learning activities designed to advance the participants’ skills and abilities to critically evaluate the scientific evidence and to effectively incorporate into daily practice significant findings that lead to effective and safe patient care.

Program Content

“It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon: Keeping up with Hypertension Management” will provide an in-depth analysis of current strategies for the management of patients with hypertensive conditions, as well as discuss the implications for pharmacists’ patient care services.

“It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon: Keeping up with Hypertension Management” covers the following content:

  • Contemporary Management of Hypertension: Comparing the Recent Guidelines
  • Treating Hypertension in Special Patient Populations
  • Strategies for Managing Resistant Hypertension
  • Treatment of Hypertensive Urgencies in the Outpatient Setting
Faculty
Sarah L. Anderson, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP Sarah L. Anderson, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
Associate Professor
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Aurora, Colorado
Eric MacLaughlin, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS Eric MacLaughlin, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Professor and Chair
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Amarillo, Texas
Jeanna Sewell, Pharm.D., BCACP Jeanna Sewell, Pharm.D., BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
Auburn, Alabama
Steven M. Smith, Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS Steven M. Smith, Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy & Medicine
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

 

Target Audience and Program Goals

 

Clinical Pharmacists, BCACPs and BCPSs providing care to patients with hypertensive conditions.

 

At the conclusion of the program, the participant should be able to:

 

  1. Differentiate between the 2014 JNC 8 and 2017 ACC/AHA guideline recommendations for diagnosis, staging, blood pressure goals, and treatment strategies for patients with hypertension
  2. Critically appraise the published literature surrounding treatment goals in patients with hypertension
  3. Explain appropriate utilization of home blood pressure monitoring and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  4. Describe the management of resistant hypertension, including evaluation, adherence strategies, and special considerations
  5. Discuss individualization of hypertension regimens in special patient populations
  6. Evaluate methods for treating hypertensive urgency in the outpatient setting
  7. Design treatment regimens for hypertension that optimize patient

 

Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit

 

ACPE The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is an application-based activity; Activity Number: 0217-0000-18-166-H01-P.

 

To earn continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit and to receive your continuing pharmacy education statement of credit for this activity, participants must successfully complete a Web-based posttest by October 22, 2021. Partial credit is not available for this activity.

 

BCACP and BCPS Specialty Recertification Credit

To be eligible for 6.0 CPE hours of recertification credit, BCACPs and BCPSs must successfully complete a Web-based posttest by December 31, 2018. Partial credit is not available for this activity.

 

ACCP, as the official provider approved by BPS, will record and report recertification credit earned for this activity directly to BPS.

 

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Fees
Description Price Nonmember Cart
Specialty Recertification Program with 6.0 Continuing Education Credits
Includes audio/slide synchronized presentations, handouts, and online CPE test. The ACPE Universal Activity Number is listed under Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit above.
Test submission deadline for recertification is December 31, 2018.
$250 $365
Online Program with 6.0 Continuing Education Credits (CPE only)
Includes audio/slide synchronized presentations, handouts, and online CPE test. The ACPE Universal Activity Number is listed. under Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit above.
This product does not include specialty recertification credit. Test submission deadline for CPE credit is October 22, 2022.
$199 $315