Intensive Studies for Recertification: Geriatric Pharmacy (Cert #L199020)

ACPE Numbers:
0204-9999-18-227-H01-P
0204-9999-18-296-H01-P
0204-9999-18-274-H04-P
0204-0000-18-252-H01-P

Release Date: 02/06/2019
Expiration Date: 08/06/2019
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credits: 5.5 hours
Activity Fee: $100 (ASHP member); $150 (non-member) 

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. 

These activities were recorded during a live educational event on December 3-4, 2018 at the Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, California. Learners who claimed credit for the live activities should not claim credit for these home study activities. 

Target Audience

These recertification activities are intended for board certified pharmacists seeking to update their knowledge and skills in:

  • Clinical Topics/Therapeutics
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Psychiatry/Neurology
  • Geriatrics 

Activity Overview

The Intensive Study Package is intended for board certified pharmacists in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). Using a case-based approach, the activities provide high-level, interactive discussions on contemporary and emerging issues in geriatric pharmacy. 

The Geriatric Pharmacy Intensive Study  Recertification Package consists of 4 activities (see table below) recorded during a live educational event on December 3-4, 2018 at the Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, Californiaand provides up to 5.5 hours of continuing pharmacy education and/or recertification credit.                                                                                                                                                                                  

These activities are part of the ASHP professional development program for BCGP recertification approved by the BPS.  For pharmacists who maintain more than one certification, three of the activities are approved for multiple specialties (see table below). 

Recertification Credit*

Board certified pharmacists are eligible to receive up to 5.5 hours of recertification credit for completing this package. To earn recertification credit, learners must review the activity content and successfully complete the online assessments by the deadline. Only completed assessments will be eligible for credit; no partial or incomplete assessments will be processed. You are allowed only one attempt to successfully complete this assessment.

Participants who pass the assessments between February 6, 2019 - August 6, 2019, will be eligible for recertification credit for 2019.

Learning Module

ACPE Number

Credit Hours

Specialty

*Assessment Pass Point

Expanding the Roles of Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Its Implementation*

0204-9999-18-227-H01-P

1.5

BCACP, BCCCP, BCGP, BCPPS, BCPS

71%

A Look at Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics in Practice*

0204-9999-18-296-H01-P

1.5

BCACP, BCGP

64%

Using Population Health Initiatives to Expand Pharmacist Services*

0204-9999-18-274-H04-P

1

BCACP, BCGP

66%

Pharmacotherapy and Osteoarthritis: A Look at the Evidence

0204-0000-18-252-H01-P

1.5

BCGP

71%

 

Learning Objectives


Expanding the Roles of Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Its Implementation
*
0204-9999-18-227-H01-P

At the conclusion of this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Recommend the key steps in the implementation of pharmacogenetics testing in clinical practice.
  • Evaluate strategies to initiate pharmacogenetic testing at your organization.
  • Given a case study, evaluate key elements of a pharmacogenomics testing product.
  • Given a case study, recommend appropriate pharmacogenomics resources based on specific needs in the implementation process.

This activity is approved for Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP), Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist (BCCCP), Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP), Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS), and Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) recertification credit. 

A Look at Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics in Practice*
0204-9999-18-296-H01-P

At the conclusion of this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Given the results of pharmacogenomic testing, provide patient-specific recommendations for antidepressant and antipsychotic use.
  • Interpret pharmacogenomic results and recommend appropriate therapy for geriatric patients with depression.
  • Compare Clinical Pharmacogenomics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) guideline recommendations with interpretation results from a commercial laboratory.

This activity is approved for Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) and Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) recertification credit. 

Using Population Health Initiatives to Expand Pharmacist Services*
0204-9999-18-274-H04-P

At the conclusion of this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Analyze priority areas of population health and related metrics for pharmacist impact.
  • Evaluate implementation strategies of pharmacist resources to improve population health.
  • Evaluate population health initiatives supporting pharmacist expansion.

This activity is approved for Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) and Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) recertification credit. 

Pharmacotherapy and Osteoarthritis: A Look at the Evidence
0204-0000-18-252-H01-P

At the conclusion of this application-based educational activity, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Given a case study, evaluate pain in an older adult patient.
  • Given a case study, recommend lifestyle modifications and non-pharmacologic treatment for osteoarthritis pain.
  • Design an appropriate osteoarthritis pharmacotherapy treatment regimen based on current evidence and authoritative guidelines.

This activity is approved for Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) recertification credit. 

Faculty

Gillian C. Bell, Pharm.D.
Interim Director, Personalized Medicine
Mission Health
Asheville, North Carolina 

Henry Dunnenberger, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director, Pharmacogenomics
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Evanston, Illinois 

Vicki L. Ellingrod, Pharm.D., FCCP
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Ann Arbor, Michigan 

Kelly Epplen, Pharm.D., B.S.Pharm., BCACP, FASHP
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Practice
The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio 

Carol Fox, Pharm.D., BCGP
Associate Professor, Pharmacotherapeutics and Clinical Research
University of South Florida College of Pharmacy
Tampa, Florida 

Matthew Kostoff, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS
Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Population Health
Summa Health
Akron, Ohio 

Mary Mihalyo, Pharm.D., B.S., BCPS
Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Kristen Ward, Pharm.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
Ann Arbor, Michigan 

Content Matter Experts

Christopher Betz, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FKSHP
Professor, Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
Louisville, Kentucky 

Amie Taggart Blaszczyk, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS, FASCP
Associate Professor and Division Head – Geriatrics
Texas Tech University HSC School of Pharmacy
Dallas, Texas 

Dana Carroll, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS, CDE
Associate Clinical Professor
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
Adjunct Associate Professor
University of Alabama Family Medicine
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 

Angela Colella, Pharm.D., BCPS
Drug Use Policy Coordinator
Advocate Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 

Kelly Epplen, Pharm.D., B.S.Pharm., BCACP, FASHP
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Practice
The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio 

Stuart T. Haines, Pharm.D., BCACP, BC-ADM, BCPS
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Director, Pharmacy Professional Development
University of Mississippi College of Pharmacy
Jackson, Mississippi 

Peter N. Johnson, Pharm.D., BCPPS, BCPS, FCCM, FPPAG
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Adjunct Associate
University of Oklahoma - College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

Ali Roberts, Pharm.D., BCPS
Medical Science Liaison II
Guardant Health
Redwood City, California

Maria Shin, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS
Assistant Professor
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
Louisville, Kentucky 

Paul M. Szumita, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS, FASHP, FCCM
Clinical Pharmacy Practice Manager
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Foxboro, Massachusetts 

Reviewers

Holly L. Byrnes, Pharm D., BCPS
Susan R. Dombrowski, M.S., R.Ph.
Kristi Hofer, Pharm.D.
Robert Tremmel, Pharm.D., R.Ph. 

Field Testers

Shimaa Elsayed Ahmed, B.S.Pharm., BCACP, BCGP
Ramadas Balasubramanian, BCACP, BCGP
Jennifer Banks, Pharm.D, BCACP, BCGP, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE
Jonathan Bartlett, Pharm.D., BCACP
Shaneka Baylor, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP
Monica Bogenschutz, Pharm.D., BCPPS, BCPS
Mary Bridgeman, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS
Mark Burroughs, Pharm.D., BCGP
Heather Dedman, B.Sc., BCPPS, BSP
Laura Elliott, Pharm.D., BCGP
Elizabeth Claire Elson, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Nicholas Farina, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Brian Ferullo, Pharm.D., BCGP
Jessica Gentile, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS
William Guthrie, B.S.Pharm., BCGP
Bonnie Hammond, R.Ph., BCGP
Amy Holmes, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Amy Inderlied, Pharm.D., BCACP
Casey Kamps, Pharm.D., BCACP
Jessica Klingaman, BCGP
Su Wen Lim, M.ClinPharm, BCACP, BCGP, BCOP, BCPS
Jennifer Lis, Pharm.D., BCACP
Robert Litman, B.S. Zoology, B.S.Pharm., BCGP
Laura McAuliffe, Pharm.D., BCACP
Jessica McDaniel, Pharm.D., BCACP
Lindsey McIver, Pharm.D., BCACP
Krista Millette-Rocan, Pharm.D., B.S.Pharm., BCGP, CDE
Loann Nguy, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS
Phebe Si, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCOP
Melanie Smith, Pharm.D., BCACP, DPLA
Julie Sun, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCOP, BCPS
Colleen Teevan, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS
Joe Tsai, B.S.Pharm., M.Pharm.Pract., BCGP
Agnes Vitarini, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS
Juliana Zschoche, Pharm.D., BCPS            

Disclosures

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s 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 of his or her spouse/partner has a financial relationship (e.g. employee, consultant, research grant recipient, speakers bureau, or stockholder) in any amount occurring the in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or series 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 the content. 

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. Anyone who refuses to disclose relevant financial relationships must be disqualified from any involvement with a continuing pharmacy education activity.

  • Henry Dunnenberger
    • Admera Health - Consultant, Honorarium
    • Veritas Genetics - Consultant
  •  All other presenters, program chairs, planners, reviewers, staff, and others with an opportunity to control CE content, have nothing to disclose.

Methods and CE Requirements

Activities consist of audio/ video/PDF files, an attestation statement, and activity evaluation. Learners must review all content and complete the attestation statement and course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit for each activity. 

Follow the prompts to claim, view, or print the statement of credit within 60 days after completing the activity. 

System Technical Requirements

Learning activities are delivered via your Web browser and Acrobat PDF. For all activities, you should have a basic comfort level using a computer and navigating web sites. 

View the minimum technical and system requirements for learning activities. 

Development

*These activities were developed in partnership between ASHP and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).