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Clinical Reasoning Series in Pediatric Pharmacy, 2020 Home Study Edition





 

Module 1: Non-tuberculosis Mycobacterium Treatment in the Pediatric Patient

Module 2: From Theory to Implementation: Prolonged and Continuous Infusion Beta Lactams

Series Overview

The Clinical Reasoning Series is one component of the professional development program developed by ACCP and approved for recertification of the Board-Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS).

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.

Release date: May 1, 2020
BCPPS credit expiration date: April 30, 2021
ACPE credit expiration date: April 30, 2023

Program Content

The two modules included in “Advanced Topics in Pediatric Infectious Disease” will offer an in-depth look at non-tuberculosis mycobacterium treatment. Attendees will also gain skills in evaluating the published literature concerning the management of pediatric infectious disease and in designing an individualized, evidence‐based therapeutic plan for managing patients with prolonged and continuous infusion beta lactams.

Faculty
Jeffrey Cies, Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS-AQ ID, BCPPS Jeffrey Cies, Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS-AQ ID, BCPPS
Clinical Coordinator & Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Cameron McKinzie, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS, CPP
Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
 
Kristen Nichols, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ-ID), BCPPS
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Rebecca Pettit, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCPPS Rebecca Pettit, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCPPS
Pediatric Pulmonary Clinical Specialist
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, Indiana
Target Audience and Program Goals

Clinical Pharmacists and BCPPSs providing care to pediatric patients with infectious disease.

At the conclusion of Module 1, the participant should be able to:

  • Assess the appropriate use of components needed for diagnosis of nontuberculous mycobacterial disease.
  • Devise a treatment and monitoring plan for common treatment agents for Mycobacterium avium complex and Mycobacterium abscessus pulmonary disease.
  • Evaluate treatment options available for patients with multi-drug resistant or refractory NTM infection.
  • Assess risk factors for development of disseminated NTM infection and treatment options to consider.

At the conclusion of Module 2, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain the rationale for prolonged and continuous infusions of beta-lactams.
  • Evaluate available evidence evaluating the use of prolonged and/or continuous beta-lactam infusions, assessing when extrapolation of adult data is appropriate.
  • Describe the pros and cons of utilizing longer beta-lactam infusion times in pediatric patients.
  • Compare and contrast the use of longer beta-lactam infusion times in select patients versus all patients.
  • Develop an institution-specific strategy for implementation of prolonged and/or continuous beta-lactam infusions.
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.

 

  • Module 1:
    Non-tuberculosis Mycobacterium Treatment in the Pediatric Patient

    Activity Number: 0217-0000-20-030-H01-P
    4.0 contact hours
  • Module 2: From Theory to Implementation: Prolonged and Continuous Infusion Beta Lactams
    Activity Number: 0217-0000-20-031-H01-P
    6.0 contact hours

Methods and CE Requirements

ACPE Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit
To be eligible to earn ACPE continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit, participants must purchase and successfully complete the course, and submit and pass the Web-based posttest(s) by April 30, 2023. Posttests may not be submitted more than one time. Partial credit is not available for this activity.

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy - CPE Monitor Service

Provided through the collaborative efforts of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and ACPE-accredited providers, the CPE Monitor Service allows you to electronically keep track of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credits from ACPE-accredited providers. ACPE-accredited providers, like ACCP, are responsible for transmitting this information to NABP to be stored in the CPE Monitor system. Statements of credit will be available at CPE Monitor, nabp.pharmacy/cpe-monitor-service/, within 2–3 business days after completion of this activity. For more information on CPE Monitor please visit nabp.pharmacy/cpe-monitor-service/.

To transfer these credits to CPE Monitor on your behalf your NABP e-Profile ID Number and date of birth must be listed on your ACCP account. To verify or update this information in your ACCP account, visit Licensure/Certification. Be sure to save your changes at the bottom of the page.

Some international pharmacists do not use the CPE Monitor service. To verify or update this information in your ACCP account, visit Licensure/Certification. Check the box “I am an international pharmacist or I am not licensed to practice in the United States, and do not have an NABP e-Profile ID.” Be sure to save your changes at the bottom of the page.

 

BCPPS Credit
Recertification Credit

 

To be eligible to earn BCPPS recertification credit for this course you must purchase the recertification version of this course, successfully complete the course, and submit and pass the web-based posttest associated with each module within by April 30, 2021. Posttests may not be submitted more than one time. Partial credit is not available for this activity.

The passing point to earn BCPPS recertification credit is based on an expert analysis of the assessment items in each posttest module. Any posttest submitted before the BCPPS posttest deadline that meets this passing point will earn BCPPS recertification credits. These credits will be assigned as of the date of test submission and reported within 48 hours to BPS. For statements of recertification credit, visit www.bpsweb.org.

All participants must have a Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) board certification credential number, BPS ID Number, and a BPS expiration date on file with ACCP for reporting purposes. To verify or update this information in your ACCP account, visit Licensure/Certification. Be sure to save your changes at the bottom of the page.

Questions regarding the number of hours required for BCPPS recertification should be directed to BPS at (202) 429-7591 or www.bpsweb.org. The ACCP Recertification Dashboard is a free online tool that can track recertification credits as they are earned through ACCP and schedule new opportunities for credits from upcoming ACCP professional development programs.

Technical Requirements
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.

Fees
Specialty Recertification
Offers up to 10.0 continuing pharmacy education credits/recertification credits
 

Includes:

  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • online posttest(s) for CPE/Recertification credit
  • Recertification Credit Deadline: April 30, 2021
Price: $365.00 Member: $250.00
Continuing Education Credits (CPE Credit Only)
Offers up to 10.0 continuing pharmacy education credits
 

Includes:

  • streaming audio/slide synchronized presentations
  • downloadable mp3 audio files
  • downloadable mp4 video files
  • downloadable/printable PDFs of presentation slides
  • online posttest(s) for CPE Credit Only
  • CPE Credit Deadline: April 30, 2023
Price: $315.00 Member: $199.00