Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery

An APhA Certificate Training Program

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy is pleased to offer APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services program virtually on July 24, 2022, from 8 am-4:45 pm.

APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services presents a systematic approach for developing, implementing, delivering, and sustaining MTM services. It includes an overview of the marketplace for delivering MTM services, guidance for implementing MTM services in pharmacy practice, a review of the essential skills and knowledge needed for performing MTM successfully, and an organized process for identifying medication-related problems. The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists to improve medication use through the delivery of MTM services in a variety of practice settings.

Goals & Objectives

Goals and learning objectives of this practice-based training include:

  • Advance public health and patient care through improved medication use
  • Provide training to enhance pharmacists’ ability to effectively provide MTM services
  • Motivate increased numbers of pharmacists to establish MTM services
  • Communicate benchmark practices for providing MTM services

This certificate program is approved for a total of 21.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit (2.1 CEUs). Components of the training include:

  1. Completing a 4-module self-study training with learning activity and self-study assessment with a grade of 70% or higher [10 contact hours of CPE credit (1.0 CEUs)]
  2. Attending the live seminar and completing the online evaluation [8 contact hours of CPE credit (0.8 CEU)]
  3. Completing the post-seminar case exercise which includes 3 post-cases for pharmacists [3 contact hours of CPE credit (0.3 CEU)] and 5 post-cases for student pharmacists

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy will offer this program in a virtual format. Once the online, self-study portion is completed, registrants will participate in a live session delivered using Zoom Video Conferencing technology. For participants to successfully complete the live seminar and be marked as having attended, the participant must be present and engaged for the entire duration of the program via video.

By registering for this program, the learner agrees to participate in the live portion of the course by using an active video and audio feed through a computer or mobile device. Additionally, the learner agrees to complete the post-seminar skills assessment. Credit for completion of the certificate program will only be granted to participants who complete the self-study requirements, are verified to have attended the entire live seminar session, completed the post-seminar assessment with a score of ≥ 70% and evaluation, and submitted the required post-seminar cases.

Seminar

The Live Seminar portion will be conducted online. To participate, the registrant must:

  • Join Zoom webinar by computer, tablet, or any mobile device
  • Must have a working camera and have video-enabled throughout the entire program
  • Must be present for the entirety of the program to be eligible for completion of the certificate training
  • There is a Zoom app that can be downloaded on mobile devices through the App Store or Google Play. Search for Zoom Cloud Meetings app.
  • If planning to use a MacBook, Macbook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, etc., please navigate to https://zoom.us/ (using the Mac computer that will be used for the Zoom session), click on the Download link on the right side of the screen, download and install/run the installer program (named Zoom.pkg).
  • Join the meeting 15-30 minutes early to test that your microphone and camera is working properly and to check-in
  • Please refer to Zoom support for assistance at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us or the following webpages to troubleshoot any audio/visual difficulties:
  • The Zoom meeting link and password will be sent at least 3 business days prior to the seminar.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

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FACULTY

Kelly Clark, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Tiffaney Threatt, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Eileen Ward, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrations for the program cannot be accepted until the registration fee is paid. Cancellations received in writing (email is acceptable) at least seven days prior to the program will receive a refund minus a $25 cancellation fee if the program materials were not accessed. If the materials were accessed, a refund minus a $150 cancellation fee will be provided. Please contact the program coordinator if you need to cancel your registration. Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy reserves the right to cancel the program at any point in time. In that event, each registrant will be notified via email and a full refund will be made.

COMMUNICATIONS POLICY

The emailed address submitted during registration will be used for all correspondence. It is the registrant’s responsibility to ensure that the email address submitted is correct. Registrants may contact the certificate program coordinator using the email provided in the program information.

Program Coordinator Contact
Tiffaney Threatt, Pharm.D.
tbthreatt@presby.edu
864-938-3871