APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services A Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists

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Overview / Abstract:

APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services presents a systematic approach for developing, implementing, delivering, and sustaining M T M services. It includes an overview of the marketplace for delivering M T M services, guidance for implementing M T M services in pharmacy practice, a review of the essential skills and knowledge needed for performing M T M 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 M T M services in a variety of practice settings.

The goals of this program are to:
Educate pharmacists about:
Advance public health and patient care through improved medication use.
Provide training to enhance pharmacists’ ability to effectively
provide M T M services.
Motivate increased numbers of pharmacists to establish M T M services.
Communicate benchmark practices for providing M T M services.

At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
Conduct a thorough medication therapy review (MTR)
When interviewing a patient, employ effective communication skills to overcome communication barriers
Complete a personal medication record (PMR)
Develop a medication-related action plan (MAP)
Document medication therapy management (M T M) services in a manner that allows for evaluating patient progress, billing, and tracking clinical and financial outcomes
Create a plan for patient follow-up
Perform the following tasks, given a patient case that includes one or more medications:
Assess patient-specific data and issues, and interpret these findings to identify medication-related problems
Develop a patient problem list and a list of the patient’s medication-related problems
Establish goals of therapy for each medical condition and medication-related problem identified
Make recommendations for resolving situations in which a patient’s medications are potentially inappropriate
Discuss the elements of an effective medication therapy recommendation to another health care practitioner
Describe the medication use concerns and adverse drug events that are more common in elderly patients
Account for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes when reviewing an elderly person’s medication regimen
List important considerations when determining the operations of an
M T M service
Identify potential payers for M T M services
Explain how to bill for M T M services using CPT codes
Describe strategies for marketing M T M services
Describe emerging opportunities for delivering M T M services

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
Conduct a thorough medication history
Complete a personal medication record (PMR)
Develop a medication-related action plan (MAP)
Assess a patient's health conditions and medication use to generate a list of medication-related problems
Prioritize a list of medication-related problems and provide recommendations to address those problems
Appropriately document medication therapy management services provided to a patient

SEMINAR AGENDA
The M T M Care Process
Patient Communication During M T M Encounters
Cultural Sensitivity
Managing Special Needs of Elderly Patients
Case Studies
M T M Implementation: Financial and Operational Issues
Next Steps and Take-Home Points
Post-Seminar Assignment and Final Instructions

FACULTY:
Hyma Gogineni, MS, PharmD, TTS, Assistant Professor, WesternU College of Pharmacy

ACCREDITIATION INFORMATION:
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The APhA Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program is approved for a total of 21.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit (2.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers (UAN) for this activity are listed below.

Successful completion of the self-study component involves passing the self-study assessment with a grade of 70% or higher and will result in 10 contact hours of CPE credit (1.0 CEUs). ACPE UAN: 0202-0000-18-164-H04-P / 0202-9999-18-164-H04-P
Successful completion of the online live seminar component involves attending the full live seminar and completing the online evaluation. Successful completion of this component will result in 8 contact hours of CPE credit (0.8 CEU). ACPE UAN: 0202-0000-18-165-L04-P / 0202-9999-18-165-L04-P
Successful completion of the post seminar case exercise component involves completing 3 post cases and submitting an online attestation statement of completion. Successful completion of this component will result in 3 contact hours of CPE credit (0.3 CEU). ACPE UAN: 0202-0000-18-166-H04-P / 0202-9999-18-166-H04-P
To obtain 21.0 contact hours of CPE credit (2.1 CEUs) for APhA's Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services program, the learner must complete all components listed above, and CLAIM credit for each component. Participants will need to have a valid APhA (pharmacist.com) username and password, as well as a CPE Monitor account to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements on the participant’s My Training page.
APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete the continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.
Release Date: July 1, 2018

Expiration Date: July 1, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: NO Home Study credit granted after this date; Live Credit can only be granted within 60 days from the day of the seminar attended or before the expiration date, whichever is sooner.

Development
Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services in the Community was originally created in 2007 by the American Pharmacists Association and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Copyright © 2018 by the American Pharmacists Association

Activity Type: Practice-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings

REFUND POLICY: Cancellations made 10 days in advance of class date are fully refundable less a $125 administrative fee. If cancelled in less than 10 days, there is no refund. However, you may reschedule for the same WesternU COP/APhA course within 24 months from the date of the original course, if available.

Technology Requirements: Live Seminar
The Live Seminar portion will be conducted online. To participate, the registrants 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
-In 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 a 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-i
-Please refer to the following webpages to troubleshoot any audio/visual difficulties:https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362283-How-Do-I-Join-or-Test-My-Computer-Audio- https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362313-How- Do-I-Test-My-Vide

Expiration

Jul 01, 2021

Discipline(s)

Pharmacy CPE

Format

Live / Seminar, Online

Cost

349.00

Credits / Hours

21

Accreditation

ACPE

Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?

YES

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Hyma Gogineni, MS, PharmD, TTS, Assistant Professor, WesternU College of Pharmacy

Keywords / Search Terms

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy Medication Management Therapy, MTM, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Live CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

Date(s)
10-17-2020

Zoom
CA  
United States of America

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