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Preparing for A Consultant Pharmacist Career Certificate Program
March 11 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
8 Hour Self Study Component Must Be Completed Prior to Attending the 8 Hour Live In-Person Program.
Faculty: Ed Rucki RPh, CCP, BCGP, FASCP; Consultant Pharmacist; Tracey Licciardi, RPh, CCP Consultant Pharmacist
Contact Hours: 1.6 CEUs or 16 credit hours
Activity Type: Practice-Based
Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings
Schedule of Live Event:
12:30PM -1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00PM – 5:00PM Certificate Training Programming
- Participants are required to secure the 5th edition of the Consultant Handbook (separate purchase). Course materials will be accessed online and the link will be included in the
registration confirmation email. Please check spam/junk folder is the email is not received in timely manner. The module is comprised of a series of guided questions to assist in
your self-study. Please see below for more information.
- Successful completion of the self-study component involves passing the self-study assessment with a grade of 80% or higher.
- Successful completion of the live in-person seminar component involves attending the full live seminar, and demonstrating competency in practice exercises.
- The Certificate of Completion will be provided by NJPhA upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements, and completion of the online evaluation. Credits are
uploaded to CPE Monitor within 45 days of documented completion of both components and the evaluation.
- Failure to provide NABP number or other required personal information may result in forfeiture of credit.
Learning objectives for pharmacists::
- Discuss the professional roles and relationships of the consultant pharmacist
- Describe the regulations under the State Operations Manual (SOM)
- Discuss the role of the consultant pharmacist in the survey process
- Identify the factors that contribute to negative clinical outcomes in older adults
- List the four steps of the patient care process
- Describe the key elements of effective communication
- Identify sources of standards of practice for storage and labeling of medications.
- Assess and identify a potential medication error during the administration process.
- Examine the culture of safety adopted by a facility.
- Discuss the responsibility of the consultant pharmacist in regards to controlled drugs.
- Determine the role of a consultant pharmacist in Minimum Data Set evaluation and Care Area Assessments.
- Explain the value of publicly available quality measure reports
- Explain the five elements of the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) approach.
- Compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of provider pharmacists and consultant pharmacists
- Discuss federal regulations in LTC pertaining to the consultant pharmacist
- Describe the survey process
- Demonstrate consulting services relevant to a variety of treatment facility types (ambulatory care, dialysis center, assisted living, group home, adult day care)
Member registration: $355 Non-member registration: $495
Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your registration, please notify NJPhA as soon as possible. Timely notification of a cancellation may allow another person to participate in your place. Seats are reserved. Registrants who cancel prior to March 9 will receive a full refund less a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after March 9th.