Available Until 9/19/2023

Critical Care Pharmacy Specialty Core Therapeutic Module Package for Recertification (Cert # L229265)

ACPE Numbers: Various – see listing below
Pre-Sale Date: 08/31/2022
Content Release Date: 09/21/2022
Expiration Date: 09/19/2023
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credits: 3.0 (BPS and ACPE) contact hours
Activity Fee: $100 (ASHP member); $150 (non-member)

Activity Overview

The Core Therapeutic Modules for Recertification Package consists of 3 activities (see table below). In each activity, faculty review clinical topics and practice skills using a case-based approach. This package is intended for board certified pharmacists in need of recertification credit; the activities were designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). 

Successful completion of all the learning modules will provide up to 3.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

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 are intended for Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacy Specialists in need of recertification credit. 

Board certified pharmacists are eligible to receive 3.0 contact hours of recertification credit for completing this module. To earn recertification credit, learners must review the activity content and successfully complete the online assessment 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 will be eligible for recertification credit in the year in which the assessment was completed. 

These activities are part of the ASHP professional development program for BCCCP recertification approved by the BPS.   

Learning Activity

ACPE Number

Contact Hours

Select Topics in Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Patients



Select Topics in Pulmonary Disorders



Fluid, Electrolytes, and Nutrition



  →   Recertification Assessment: Core Therapeutic Modules (75% passing score required)


After participating in these CPE activities, learners should be able to:

Select Topics in Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Patients
ACPE #: 0204-0000-22-643-H01-P
For the following specific infectious disease topics: urinary tract infections, meningitis, catheter related infections, bacteremia, and infective endocarditis:

  • Interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests
  • Recommend the most appropriate treatment and monitoring plans based on patient-specific information and current guidelines. 

Select Topics in Pulmonary Disorders
ACPE #: 0204-0000-22-644-H01-P
For the following specific pulmonary disease topics: asthma exacerbation, acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary embolism, and pulmonary arterial hypertension:

  • Interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests
  • Recommend the most appropriate treatment and monitoring plans based on patient-specific information and current guidelines. 

Fluid, Electrolytes, and Nutrition
ACPE #: 0204-0000-22-617-H01-P

  • Interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests for fluid, electrolyte, and nutrition status.
  • Recommend the most appropriate therapy and monitoring in patients with fluid, electrolyte, and nutritional disorders based on patient-specific information and current guidelines.
  • Apply strategies to manage drug-related electrolyte interactions and nutrient interactions.

Faculty bios

Quinn Czosnowski, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care
Indiana University Health - Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana 

Lauren A. Igneri, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cooper University Healthcare
Camden, New Jersey 

Diana Solomon, PharmD, BCCCP
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cooper University HealthCare
Camden, New Jersey

Angela Bingham, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FASPEN, FCCP*
Interim Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Residency Programs Coordinator
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey 

Mary M. Hess, PharmD, FASHP, FCCM, FCCP, BCCCP*
Associate Dean
Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Jefferson College of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Paul Szumita, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS, FASHP, FCCM*
Director of Clinical Pharmacy
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts 

*Content matter experts

Holly L. Byrnes, PharmD, BCPS
Susan R. Dombrowski, MS, RPh

Shannon Allcron, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS
Edward Alvarez, PharmD, BCIDP, BCCCP
Eugene Bush, PhD, BCPS, BCCCP
Andrew DeSio, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP, BCCCP, BCIDP
Gloria Gutierrez, PharmD, BCCCP
Lawahidh Hasham, PharmD
Rebecca Hilton, PharmD, BCCCP
Kirstin Kooda, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Thomas Maggio, PharmD, BCCCP
Emily Miller, PharmD, FCCM, BCCCP
Talal Nassar, PharmD, BCCCP, MS
Amber Ooley, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Cathlena Paul, RPh, BCCCPS
Abbey Pitzenberger, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Denise Pratt, PharmD, BCCCP
Ryan Servais, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, BCCP
Katherine Spezzano, PharmD, MBA, BCCCP
Terri Tieman, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Emily J. Tschumper, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCCCP
Jessica Ward, PharmD, BCCCP
Kathryn Wierer, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPPS

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. 

All planners, presenters, and reviewers of this session report no financial relationships relevant to this activity. 

Activities which can be completed in any order. Each activity consists of audio, video, and/or PDFs and evaluations.  Learners must review all content and complete the evaluations 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. 

These activities were developed by ASHP.