ACPE Number: 0204-0000-12-961-H01-P
Application-based: 1.0 Credit Hour
Release Date: 6/15/2012
Expiration Date: 6/15/2015
Let ASHP’s new online core therapeutic modules help you prepare for any Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) examination. Get comprehensive, practical guidance for patients with diabetes, as well as practice exam questions and references to helpful study resources. This activity is available June 15, 2012 through June 15, 2015.
Featured topics in this online CE activity include
· How to interpret diagnostic and/or laboratory tests.
· Determining the most appropriate treatment based patient-specific information and the most current guidelines.
· How to identify appropriate modifications of patient-specific treatment plans based on follow up assessment.
Led by therapeutic experts, each of the 14 modules (ranging from 1 to 2 hours in length) can be completed consecutively or individually in any order. The online format offers the convenience of studying at your own pace.
Included with this online course are complementary study resources including a practice exam and access to a virtual study group for a truly interactive experience.
Accreditation for Pharmacists
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity provides 1 hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (ACPE activity #0204-0000-12-961-H01-P).
Methods and Format
This activity is one of 14 modules in this series and can be completed consecutively or individually in any order. This online activity consists of audio and slides for one presentation, an attestation statement, and activity evaluation. Participants must view the entire presentation, complete the attestation statement and course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit. Participants may print their official statements of continuing pharmacy education credit immediately. The estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.
This activity is intended for pharmacy practitioners who are seeking to update their knowledge and skills commensurate with a board certification examination.
The purpose of this activity is to help participants prepare for a Board of Pharmacy Specialty (BPS) examination by providing a review of pertinent topics, practice of required skills and references to helpful study resources. Faculty will discuss therapeutic management of issues and provide resources on the disease state. The activity will assist the participant identify areas needed for in-depth review.
After participating in this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to
- Interpret diagnostic and/or laboratory tests.
- Determine the most appropriate treatment based on patient-specific information and the most current guidelines.
- Identify appropriate modifications of patient-specific treatment plans based on follow up assessment.
Joel C. Marrs, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ Cardiology), CLS
University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Dr. Joel Marrs is an Assistant Professor in the department of clinical pharmacy at the University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist (added qualifications in cardiology) and is a clinical lipid specialist recognized by the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Marrs received his Pharm.D. degree from Butler University. Following his Pharm.D. degree, he completed a postgraduate year 1 (PGYl) pharmacy practice residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio and a PGY2 family medicine specialty residency at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado. After completing his residency training he served on the faculty at the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy for three years. In his current position, Dr. Marrs practices as a clinical pharmacy specialist with Denver Health in an internal medicine clinic where he focuses on cardiovascular and metabolic pharmacotherapy. Recent and ongoing research is in the area of optimizing CV risk reduction pharmacotherapy/improving goal attainment rates and optimizing patient's transition of care from the inpatient to outpatient setting. He is an active member of American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and the National Lipid Association. He is a current member of the ASHP Council on Therapeutics.
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s Guidelines for Standards for Commercial Support, ASHP requires that all individuals involved in the development of activity content disclose their relevant financial relationships. A person has a relevant financial relationship if the individual or his or her spouse/partner has a financial relationship (e.g., employee, consultant, research grant recipient, speakers bureau, or stockholder) in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services may be discussed in the educational activity content over which the individual has control. The existence of these relationships is provided for the information of participants and should not be assumed to have an adverse impact on presentations.
All faculty and planners for ASHP education activities are qualified and selected by ASHP and required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. ASHP identifies and resolves conflicts of interest prior to an individual’s participation in development of content for an educational activity.
The faculty and planners report the following relationships:
Joel C. Marrs, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ Cardiology), CLS
Dr. Marrs declares that he has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
Stuart T. Haines, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
Dr. Stuart declares that his spouse served as a consultant for Procter & Gamble.
Sandra Oh Clarke, B.S.Pharm.
Ms. Oh Clarke declares that she has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
Susan R. Dombrowski, M.S., B.S.Pharm.
Ms. Dombrowski declares that she has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
ASHP staff has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
|Audience||Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|PHARMACIST||ACPE #0204-0000-12-961-H01-P||1 Hour||June 15, 2012 - June 15, 2015|