ACPE Number: 0204-0000-12-962-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 congestive heart failure, 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:
- How to interpret diagnostic and/or laboratory tests, vital signs, clinical presentation.
- 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 #0204-0000-12-962-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
- For patients with congestive heart failure:
- Interpret diagnostic and/or laboratory tests, vital signs, clinical presentation.
- Determine the most appropriate treatment based patient-specific information and the most current guidelines.
- Identify appropriate modifications of patient-specific treatment plans based on follow up assessment.
Snehal H. Bhatt, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Clinical Pharmacist - Cardiovascular Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Snehal H. Bhatt, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He teaches in the areas of cardiology, anticoagulation, clinical pharmacokinetics, and adult internal medicine. Dr. Bhatt’s areas of scholarly interests include inpatient anticoagulation with parenteral and oral anticoagulants, anticoagulation reversal therapies, investigational anticoagulants for venous thromboembolism, and the role of the pharmacists in venous thromboembolism treatment and prophylaxis.
Dr. Bhatt earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. He also completed the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s (ACCP) Cardiology Practice and Research Network (PRN) mini sabbatical training in inpatient anticoagulation at the University of California – Davis Medical Center. Dr. Bhatt is also a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist.
As a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Dr. Bhatt has served as the network facilitator in anticoagulation for the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists. He is also a member of ACCP, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and the Massachusetts Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
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:
Snehal H. Bhatt, Pharm.D., BCPS
Dr. Bhatt declares that he has no relationships pertinent to this activity.
Christopher Betz, Pharm.D., BCPS
Dr. Betz 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.
|Audience||Activity Number||Credit Amount||Accreditation Period|
|PHARMACIST||ACPE #0204-0000-12-962-H01-P||1 Hour||July 15, 2012 - July 15, 2015|