Clinical Sessions for Recertification: Geriatric Pharmacy (Cert # L209331)

ACPE Numbers:

Pre-Sale Date: 11/18/2020
Content Release Date: 12/16/2020
Expiration Date: 12/14/2021
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credits: 5.0 hours
Activity Fee: $150 (ASHP member); $250 (non-member)

Accreditation for Pharmacists

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience

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

  • Geriatrics
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Women’s Health
  • Secondary Stroke Prevention
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Sepsis

Activity Overview

The Clinical Sessions 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 Clinical Sessions Recertification Package consists of 4 activities (see table below) and provides up to 5.0 hours of continuing pharmacy education and/or recertification credit.  

These activities are part of the ASHP and ACCP 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 5.0 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.

Recertification credit is earned in the calendar year in which you pass the recertification assessment.

Learning Module

ACPE Number

Credit Hours


*Assessment Pass Point

Managing Sepsis in the Older Adult



BCGP 70%
An Unforgettable Session: The Pharmacist's Role in Mild Cognitive Impairment



Not so FAST – Engaging in SLOW Decision Making for Secondary Stroke Prevention



Managing Menopause: A "Hot" Topic




Learning Objectives 

ACPE Number: 0204-9999-20-292-H01-P

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe physiologic changes in the older adult that affect early identification of sepsis.
  • Evaluate the current literature, including the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, regarding treatment recommendations for sepsis in older adults.
  • Design a treatment strategy for sepsis in the older adult.

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

ACPE Number: 0217-9999-20-121-H01-P

Learning Objectives

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

  • Demonstrate appropriate use of a screening tool for cognitive impairment.
  • Determine potentially reversible causes of cognitive impairment, including potentially inappropriate medication use in this population.
  • Develop evidence-based and patient-centered treatment plans for older adults with mild cognitive impairment.

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

ACPE Number: 0204-9999-20-319-H01-P

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate literature that defines secondary stroke treatment goals, including prevention, to the care of older adults.
  • Identify clinical situations for secondary stroke prevention where life expectancy, functional status, patient preference or goals of care should override standard recommendations for screening/treatment.
  • Recommend secondary stroke prevention strategies for older adult patients with multiple conditions, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, atrial fibrillation, tobacco use disorder, diabetes, and hormone deficiency.

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

ACPE Number: 0204-9999-20-320-H01-P

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the spectrum of symptoms present in a perimenopausal female.
  • Analyze the risk/benefit ratio of hormonal therapy for the management of perimenopausal symptoms.
  • Recommend therapeutic regimens for the management of perimenopausal vasomotor symptoms.
  • Select therapies for the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis taking into account guideline recommendations from the National Osteoporosis Foundation, The North American Menopause Society, and The Endocrine Society.

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

Planners, Presenters, and Reviewers

Full Faculty Bios

Geriatrics Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Center for Geriatric Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Assistant Professor for Pharmacy Practice
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

Professor and Regional Dean
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy
Dallas, Texas

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science               
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Chicago State University College of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
Central Alabama VA and Tuscaloosa VA

Associate Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy
Falls Church, Virginia

Associate Professor and Division Head – Geriatrics
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy

Clinical Professor, Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
University of Alabama Family Medicine
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Assistant Professor of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
Louisville, Kentucky

Holly L. Byrnes, Pharm D., BCPS
Susan R. Dombrowski, M.S., R.Ph.
Kristi Hofer, Pharm.D.
Nicholas Leon, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, FCPP
Michelle Hilaire Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS, CDE, FCCP
Nicole Hahn, Pharm.D., BCACP
Adam Jackson, Pharm.D., BCACP
Jamie L. McConaha, Pharm.D., BCACP

Apryl Anderson, Pharm.D., BCACP
Ouida Antle, Pharm.D., BCGP
Richard Avalos, Pharm.D. BCACP
Elisa Baddour, Pharm.D., BCACP
Ramadas Balasubramanian, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCGP, BCACP, FASCP
Macayla Bartucca, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP
Shaneka Baylor, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCACP, CDCES
Charity Benson, Pharm.D., BCGP
Kamal Bhakta, Pharm.D.,BCACP, R.Ph.,M.B.A.
Emily Brandl, Pharm.D., BCGP
Bryan Brubaker, Pharm.D. BCACP TTS
Madeline Burke, Pharm.D., BCGP
Julie Caler, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP, CPSO
Tina Caliendo, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCACP
Timothy Carbone, Pharm.D., BCGP, M.B.A.
Abigail Case, Pharm.D., BCACP
Joshua Chou, Pharm.D., M.S., BCGP
Stacey Dalton, Pharm.D., BCACP, PhC
Shane Donnelly, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP
Emily Ellsworth, Pharm.D., BCGP
Frank Fanizza, Pharm.D., BCACP
Susan Fedler, Pharm.D., BCACP
Barbara Fiano, B.S.Pharm., BCGP
Bethany Franz, Pharm.D., BCACP
Kisha Gant, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP, BCPS
Lacey Garrett, Pharm.D., BCACP
Caroilne Garvey, Pharm.D., BCGP
Kathy Grams, B.S.Pharm., Pharm.D., BCGP
Irene Hanna, BCACP
Drew Harmon, R.Ph., Pharm.D., BCGP
Morgan Harper, Pharm.D., BCACP
Rhenda Harris, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCACP
Kathy Hitchens, Pharm.D., BCGP
Klara Janis, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP, CDCES
Muhammad Kanakri, Pharm.D., CPH, BCACP
Danielle LaPrad, Pharm.D., BCACP
Brian Leonard, Pharm.D.
Jennifer Lockhart, Pharm.D., BCACP
Jeanne Long, R.Ph., BCACP
Matthew Maddox, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP, CPH
Marlies Mathis, Pharm.D., BCGP
Lori Morgan, R.Ph., BCGP
Maria Osundele McErleane, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS
Amy Mgonja, Pharm.D., BCGP
Alex Mills, Pharm.D., BCACP, AAHIVP
Osariemen Nosa-Idahosa, Pharm D. BCPS. BCACP BCGP
Jennifer Overman, Pharm.D., PhC, BCACP
Ha Phan, Pharm.D., CDCES, BCACP
Jocelyn Reynoso, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP
Kathleen Romero, Pharm.D., BCACP
Shelly Rutledge, Pharm.D., BCACP, INHC
Anna Santoro, Pharm.D., M.A., BCPP, BCGP
Michael Schnackenberg, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCACP
Megan Sizemore, BCACP, BCMTMS, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Dilshad Smith, Pharm.D., BCGP
Kristen Stewart, Pharm.D., CACP, BCGP
Kendra Strum, Pharm.D., BCGP
Michelle VanGerven, Pharm D, BCACP
Alexander Varga, Pharm.D.
Hilary Weismantel, Pharm.D., BCACP
Emily Weissman, Pharm.D., R.Ph., BCGP
Stephanie Whitee, Pharm.D., BCACP
Christine Wu, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP
Amanda Zelinski, Pharm.D., BCACP
Megan Zepplin, Pharm.D., BCGP


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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.


These activities were developed by ASHP and ACCP.