ACPE Number: 0204-0000-12-952-H01-P
Application-based: 1.0 Credit Hour
Release Date: 7/15/2012
Expiration Date: 7/15/2015
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 nutrition, fluid, and electrolyte issues, as well as practice exam questions and references to helpful study resources. This activity is available July 15, 2012 through July 15, 2015.
Featured topics in this online CE activity include:
- Interpreting lab tests.
- Identifying appropriate indications for enteral and parenteral.
- Determining if nutrition needs are being met.
- How to identify drug-related electrolyte interactions and other problems.
- Determining the most appropriate therapy and monitoring based on patient-specific information and the most current guidelines.
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 #0204-0000-12-952-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 lab tests.
- Identify appropriate indications for enteral and parenteral nutrition.
- Determine if nutrition needs are being met.
- Identify drug-related electrolyte interactions and other problems.
- Determine the most appropriate therapy and monitoring based on patient-specific information and the most current guidelines.
Erin M. Nystrom, Pharm.D., BCNSP
Clinical Specialist in Nutrition Support
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Dr. Nystrom received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from South Dakota State University in 2003 and completed an accredited post-graduate residency training at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and specialty residency in critical care/nutrition at the University of Arizona, University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. She is a board certified nutrition support pharmacist and currently serves as the Clinical Specialist in Nutrition Support for hospital pharmacy services as well as Assistant Director for the postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy practice residency at the Mayo Clinic. In addition to her clinical duties on the multidisciplinary nutrition support service, Dr. Nystrom is responsible for the oversight of the nutrition rotations for the Mayo School of Health Sciences pharmacy students, PGY1, and PGY2 residents.
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.
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The faculty and planners report the following relationships:
Erin M. Nystrom, Pharm.D., BCNSP
Dr. Nystrom declares that she has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
Douglas Slain, Pharm.D., BCPS
Dr. Slain declares that he has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
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.
|Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|ACPE #0204-0000-12-952-H01-P||1 Hour||July 15, 2012 - July 15, 2015|