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Research and Scholarship 2021 Winter Programming

 

 

Overview

The Research and Scholarship Certificate Program is an educational program aimed at developing basic clinical research and scholarly abilities. The program integrates research theory with practical applications while involving the participant in scholarly work early in the curriculum. Participants will be challenged to explore individual professional research and scholarly activity goals in order to make the experience as relevant as possible within their respective professional contexts.

Those who complete the respective program curricular and portfolio requirements will receive a certificate of completion, and additional recognition as graduates of the ACCP Academy. The one-year curriculum will include both required and elective programming.

Release date: April 1, 2021
ACPE Credit expiration date: March 31, 2024

Target Audience

The Research and Scholarship Certificate program is ideal for clinical pharmacists interested in pursuing research at their institution. Researchers of all levels will be able to develop their skills in abstract writing, generating research ideas, and IRB submission.

Learning Objectives

Research Primer

  1. Describe the steps in developing a study protocol for the research project.
  2. Practice the iterative process of creating a defined and focused research question using PICO and FINER criteria.
  3. Utilize publications to identify research questions, study designs, and methodologies.
  4. Identify resources needed to conduct the research project and answer the research question.
  5. Understand the ethical considerations and IRB processes within each research strategy.
  6. Describe “best practices” for establishing and maintaining optimal relationships with your research mentor.

Research Basics

  1. Describe common study designs used in observational, educational, health-services and cross-sectional/survey projects.
  2. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the various study designs.
  3. Discuss the optimal approach and suggested study design for your defined research question.
  4. Identify resources needed for your research question and ideas for securing support.
  5. Identify resources for learning how to write grants and obtain funding support in your research area
  6. Define the next three steps to take in creating a research funding development plan of action for your idea.

Building Effective Research Teams

  1. Define evidence- and research-based teamwork skills.
  2. Describe strategies for building and managing effective teams.
  3. Identify steps for promoting success within their own collaborations.
  4. Locate additional teamwork resources and references.

Writing for Publication

  1. Define academic writing as an iterative process.
  2. Differentiate the individual steps in the writing process.
  3. Identify strategies to critically evaluate your writing.
  4. Evaluate and discuss example abstracts.
Faculty / Conflict of Interest Disclosures
Michael E. Ernst, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCGP (Program Director)
Clinical Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
College of Pharmacy
Department of Family Medicine
Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Gary L. Cochran, Pharm.D., S.M.
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska
Sandra L. Kane-Gill, Pharm.D., M.Sc., FCCP, FCCM
Critical Care Medication Safety Officer
Department of Pharmacy
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics
School of Pharmacy
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jacqueline McLaughlin, Ph.D., M.S.
Associate Professor
Director of CIPhER
Research Assistant Professor, School of Education
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Diana M. Sobieraj, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Department of Pharmacy Practice
University of Connecticut
School of Pharmacy
Storrs, Connecticut
Jeremy Thomas, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor
Pharmacy Practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

ACCP Academy Credit

These webinars will count as required credit for participants enrolled in the Research and Scholarship Academy. For more information, visit the ACCP Academy at www.accp.com/academy/researchandscholarship. To receive your Academy credit, please claim CE for each session you attended.

Note: You do not have to be enrolled in the ACCP Academy to attend this webinar and receive continuing pharmacy education credit, but you must be enrolled in the Research and Scholarship Academy to receive credit toward the certificate of completion.

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.

 

Research Primer
Universal Activity Number: 0217-0000-21-099-H04-P
4.0 contact hours

Research Basics
Universal Activity Number: 0217-0000-21-098-H04-P
4.0 contact hours

Building Effective Research Teams
Universal Activity Number: 0217-0000-21-103-H04-P
2.0 contact hours

Writing for Publication
Universal Activity Number: 0217-0000-21-104-H04-P
2.0 contact hours

All continuing pharmacy education activities associated with the Research and Scholarship Academy 2021 Winter Programming Webinars are application-based activities.

Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit

To be eligible to earn continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit, participants must purchase the Research and Scholarship 2021 Winter Programming Webinar Recording and complete, submit and pass the Web-based posttest by March 31, 2024. Posttests may not be submitted more than one time.

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.

Recordings

Recordings of the webinar will be made available beginning Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Registrants who were unable to attend the live programming presented will automatically have access to the recordings of the presentation.

Did you purchase the live webinar, but couldn’t attend? Log into your ACCP account at https://www.accp.com/, listen to the recordings, complete, submit and pass the Web-based posttest by March 31, 2024 to earn continuing pharmacy education credit for the home study versions. Posttests may not be submitted more than one time.

Hardware and Software Requirements

To access the webinar recording by a computer, you will need broadband Internet access, an updated Internet browser, Adobe Flash Player, and speakers or headphones for audio.

To access the webinars on a Wi-Fi enabled mobile device, you will need a wireless internet connection and the Adobe Connect App, a free app which can be downloaded from Apple’s App Store or Google Play.

Participants who experience difficulty in accessing a webinar should contact ACCP by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at (913) 492-3311.

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
Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit
Offers up to 12.0 continuing pharmacy education credits and ACCP Academy Credit - Enrolled Participants Only
 

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
  • ACCP Academy Credit - Enrolled Participants Only
  • CPE Credit Deadline: March 31, 2024
Price: $249.00 Member: $149.00