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Immunization Update 2020

Pharmacists have a responsibility to follow immunization guidelines and incorporate best practices into their practice when administering vaccines. This article provides an overview of the recent changes in vaccine recommendations and immunization practices.
Immunization CDC Recommendations ACIP
Home Study
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Adult and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

This online learning course will help pharmacists and technicians become more knowledgeable about the adult and adolescent immunization catch-up schedules and guidance from the CDC to protect individuals from vaccine-preventable diseases due to the hesitancy brought by COVID-19
Vaccines national guidelines Technician CPE public health immunizations
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Navigating the Crowded Space of Diabetes Medications

The goal of this training program is to improve pharmacists’ ability to make informed decisions and support their patients regarding the management of medication needs of patients with diabetes.
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Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

COVID-19 Testing: Understanding the Different Types of Tests and the Role of the Pharmacy Team

During this session, a pharmacist discusses the importance of the COVID-19 testing, the role pharmacy team can play in getting patients appropriately tested, and opportunities for reimbursement.
COVID-19 Testing reimbursement Technician CPE Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
Home Study
Member $12.00
Non-Member $15.00

Keep Up! Hormonal Contraception

While many pharmacists would like to offer hormonal contraception to their patients, it is important to understand the state laws that govern this practice, be knowledgeable about available contraceptive options, and assess a patient to determine her eligibility for hormonal contraception.
Hormonal Contraception medication therapy management women's health education Counseling ambulatory care
Home Study
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APhA Quick Quiz: COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 test kits have not been FDA approved but many have been granted Emergency Use Authorization. Take this quiz to learn the role pharmacy teams play to ensure patients are appropriately tested.
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Board Certification
Member $260.00
Non-Member $260.00

BCSCP Recertification: Sterile Preparations for Compounding Professionals

This 6.5-hour eLearning BCSCP Recertification course, delivered through an innovative, interactive, online format, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations for Compounding Professionals. Available Recertification Credit
BPS compounding quality improvement medical errors Recertification USP Chaper 797
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Community Pharmacist and COPD Treatment Options: Reduce Symptoms, Improve Airflow, and Reduce Exacerbation Risks

This program will emphasize the pharmacists’ role to improve medication adherence for patients with mild to severe COPD, and will provide updates about the latest therapeutic options available for the treatment of COPD.
adherence medication therapy management chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) asthma bronchodilators
Board Certification
Member $260.00
Non-Member $260.00

USP <800> Hazardous Drugs - Handling in Healthcare Settings for Compounding Professionals: Exam Review

This 6.5-hour eLearning course, delivered through an innovative, interactive, online format, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings.
USP Chapter 800 compounding Review quality improvement medical errors Hazardous Drugs
Board Certification
Member $260.00
Non-Member $260.00

Sterile Compounding Exam Review Webinars: USP <800> Hazardous Drugs

This 6.5-hour series of review webinars, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings and help you prepare for the BPS Sterile Compounding certification exam.
BPS Board Certification USP Chapter 800 compounding Review USP BCSCP
Board Certification
Member $40.00
Non-Member $40.00

USP 797 Cleanroom Cleaning, Disinfection, and Maintenance Procedures: Exam Review

This course of the education offering is meant for Healthcare Personnel responsible for the cleaning, disinfection and maintenance of compounding clean rooms, USP General Chapter <797>.
compounding Review quality improvement medical errors USP Chaper 797
Board Certification
Member $260.00
Non-Member $260.00

Sterile Compounding Exam Review Webinars: USP <797> Sterile Preparations

This new 6.5-hour series of review webinars, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <797> Sterile Preparations and help you prepare for the BPS Sterile Compounding certification exam.
BPS Board Certification compounding Review USP BCSCP USP Chaper 797
Board Certification
Member $260.00
Non-Member $260.00

BCSCP Recertification: Handling in Healthcare Settings for Compounding Professionals

This new 6.5-hour eLearning recertification course, delivered through an innovative, interactive, online format, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings. Available for recertification credit
BPS USP Chapter 800 compounding quality improvement medical errors Recertification
Board Certification
Member $40.00
Non-Member $40.00

BCSCP Recertification: Cleanroom Cleaning, Disinfection, and Maintenance Procedures

This 1-hour education offering is meant for Healthcare Personnel responsible for the cleaning, disinfection and maintenance of compounding clean rooms, USP General Chapter <797>. Available recertification credit
BPS Environmental Monitoring compounding Sanitization quality improvement Recertification Disinfection USP Chaper 797
Board Certification
Member $260.00
Non-Member $260.00

USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations for Compounding Professionals: Exam Review

This 6.5-hour eLearning course, delivered through an innovative, interactive, online format, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations for Compounding Professionals
compounding Review quality improvement medical errors USP Chaper 797
Board Certification
Member $40.00
Non-Member $70.00

Evidence-Based Practice Module 8

This activity is intended for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). Covers 4 topics: Penicillin Allergies, Proton Pump Inhibitors, Flash Glucose Monitoring, Cannabis in Patients with MS.
BPS Cannabis Proton Pump Inhibitors Glucose Monitoring Devices ambulatory care Recertification BCACP penicillin multiple sclerosis
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Non-Member $25.00

Removing the Stigma of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

Gaining a better understanding of how substance use disorder fits a disease state model and the true, evidence-based benefits of treatment will provide pharmacists the tools needed to help break the stigma and improve care to this patient population.
buprenorphine Opioid Counseling MAT Substance Disorders Pharmacy Today
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Pharmacist Use of IIS Data

This online learning course will explain the importance of, and data within, Immunization Information Systems (IIS) and discuss pharmacist’s use of IIS data to forecast and identify patients in need of vaccinations.
Vaccines national guidelines pharmaceutical care Technician CPE medical record public health immunizations
Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Patients and Their Providers

An expert in the field discusses the potential psychological impact of COVID-19 using the Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and provides recommendations to meet the needs of patients..
Stress management environmental aspects pharmaceutical care outcomes mental health workplace issues COVID-19
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Catch Up and Keep Up with Immunizations in the Era of COVID-19

This activity focuses how pharmacists play a vital role in assisting children and their parents in catching up on missed vaccinations that may have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.
viral infections Vaccines Immunization public health pediatrics COVID-19
Home Study
Member $12.00
Non-Member $15.00

Keep Up! Patient Education

Patient counseling strategies employed by most pharmacists have little impact on medication adherence. Patients learn best when new information is connected to existing knowledge and skills and when it is perceived to be relevant, actionable, and congruent with their beliefs.
medication therapy management education Counseling Technician CPE ambulatory care
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Member $12.00
Non-Member $15.00

Keep Up! Transgender Care

Transgender and gender non-binary patients face stigma in our society and are not confident in the ability of pharmacists to address their unique needs. Learn preferred terminology, medication most often used to affirm gender identity, and strategies to improve their care.
medication therapy management Cultural Competency education Counseling ambulatory care
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APhA Quick Quiz: COVID-19 and Psychology

Pharmacists and pharmacy students are encouraged to take this quiz to better understand the psychological impact of COVID-19 using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Stress management outcomes mental health workplace issues anxiety COVID-19
Advanced Training
Member $169.00
Non-Member $295.00

Increasing Access to Hormonal Contraceptive Products Package

Many states are allowing pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptives to increase and ensure access.This is a 4-hour online interactive training program that prepares pharmacists to discuss hormonal contraceptive options available to prescribe, furnish or dispense, in accordance with state laws.
Contraceptives oral contraceptives women's health
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Non-Member $25.00

New therapeutic agents marketed in 2019: Part 2 (June 2020 PT)

The second part of a series reviewing FDA approved therapeutic agents in 2019. The article includes a comparison of new medications with older medication(s) with similar properties and uses, as well as advantages and disadvantages.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Technician CPE therapeautic agents
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Non-Member $25.00

LGBTQ Cultural-Competency for Pharmacists

As key members of the clinical team, pharmacists are uniquely positioned to
improve medication treatment outcomes, and as a result, facilitate achievement of
optimal health for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients.
clinical patient care and services communication Cultural Competency Technician CPE health disparities
Board Certification
Member $40.00
Non-Member $70.00

Evidence-Based Practice Module 7

This activity is intended for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). Covers 4 topics: Hypothyroidism, COLCOT Study, Hypertension, CLEAN Meds
hypertension colchicine hypothyroidism medication adherance ambulatory care Recertification Evidence-based Medicine cardiology BCACP
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Member $40.00
Non-Member $70.00

Evidence-Based Practice Module 5

This activity is intended for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS).
informatics Medicare research ambulatory care Evidence-based Medicine drug information chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Board Certification
Member $40.00
Non-Member $70.00

Evidence-Based Practice Module 6

This activity is intended for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS).
cardiovascular disease ambulatory care Evidence-based Medicine anticoagulation cardiology Atrial Fibrillation
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Non-Member $25.00

To CBD or Not to CBD? What Pharmacists Need to Know

This article summarizes the differences between the three types of cannabidiol (CBD) products. The author discusses the pharmacological properties, benefits, and risks of CBD, how to choose a high-quality hemp derived CBD product, and dosing and adverse effects cannabidiol oil.
Cannabis thc medical marijuana
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Community Champions: Social Determinants of Health and Pharmacy Practice (Home Study)

Healthcare providers are encouraged to register for this webinar to learn how pharmacists can be prepared to combat health disparities and overcome social determinants of health to optimize patient care services.
environmental aspects pharmaceutical care community pharmacy health disparities quality of care
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Putting it Into Practice: Examples of Successful Practices in PCMHs and ACOs

This session offers strategies from successful practices on how to improve patient services and reduce practice costs for pharmacists in ACOs, PCMHs, and more traditional care sites.
pharmaceutical care quality improvement quality of care inter-professional collaborative practice accountable care organization medical home
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June 2020 ACIP Immunization Update

Pharmacists are encouraged to attend this event to stay abreast of recent immunization recommendations by the ACIP that may have an impact on your pharmacy practice and professional development. Impact of COVID-19 is addressed.
Vaccines pharmaceutical care Technician CPE public health immunizations Evidence-based Medicine COVID-19
Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

Turning Down the Heat: Strategies to Manage Workplace Stress and Enhance Pharmacist Well-Being

This session provides an overview of the stressors pharmacists often face and evidence to support individual- and organizational-focused interventions. Practical strategies for managing workplace stress are also provided.
management environmental aspects mental health workplace issues anxiety
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Accountability of Pharmacists in Patient Care (Home Study)

This education activity explores pharmacist accountability in patient care as it relates to a holistic, patient-centered approach, clinical decision making, and collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
pharmaceutical care Counseling medical errors inter-professional collaborative practice accountable care organization
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Non-Member $25.00

Planning for the Inevitable: Medication Errors

Every pharmacy practice strives to avoid medication error sentinel events—the type of errors that result in death or serious physical or psychological injury not related to the natural course of a patient’s illness.
Risk Management medication errors medication safety
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APhA Quick Quiz: Workplace Stress and Pharmacist Well-Being

Take this quick quiz to gain a better understanding of workplace stress and possible outcomes as well as evidence-based strategies for managing it.
Stress management environmental aspects mental health workplace issues
Advanced Training
Member $40.00
Non-Member $50.00

Intro to Mental Health First Aid for the Pharmacy

Introduction to Mental Health First Aid for the Pharmacy will improve understanding of the presentation and pervasiveness of mental illness, challenge myths and misconceptions regarding individuals who have a mental illness, and how to effectively engage with them.
mental health suicide Technician CPE anxiety depression Substance Disorders
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Expanding Your Scope to Fight HIV: Implementing PrEP in Your Pharmacy

This session focuses on the provision of PrEP for HIV patients, including several jurisdiction-specific challenges, infrastructure, and the training necessary to help expand pharmacists’ practice regarding the implementation of PrEP.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Cultural Competency infectious disease Technician CPE Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
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Inhibitor-Based Cancer Therapy: How Community Pharmacists Can Optimize Care

Pharmacists providing care for patients receiving checkpoint inhibitor-based cancer therapy are encouraged to attend this session to learn more on the immunology and pathways targeted by immune checkpoint inhibitors.
immune system pharmaceutical care Cancer health-system pharmacy
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Non-Member $129.00

Pharmacists on the Frontlines: A Pandemic Response to COVID-19

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are encouraged to attend this webinar to hear an expert community pharmacist discuss effective pandemic preparedness strategies for healthcare providers.
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Legislation and Regulations Affecting Your Practice

Take this course to learn how recent efforts are changing the way we combat prescription drug abuse, improve Medicare, price drugs, and implement the Drug Quality and Security Act.
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Cutting Through the Clutter of Cannabidiol Oil

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are encouraged to register for this e-learning course to learn and gather insights into the spectrum of cannabidiol (CBD) oil products and its mechanism of action for seizures and other disorders.
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Board Certification
Member $280.00
Non-Member $490.00

2020 Ambulatory Care Recertification Workshop and Trending Topics Package

This combo offers a recertification curriculum worth a total of 14 BCACP recertification credits designed by APhA's expert faculty that focuses both on hot topics and fundamentals in Ambulatory Care specialty pharmacy.
Board Certification Cannabis Opioids geriatrics Deprescribing HepC Diabetes DM quality improvement ambulatory care depression
Board Certification
Member $190.00
Non-Member $332.50

2020 Trending Topics in Ambulatory Care Recertification Package

Trending Topics in Ambulatory Care is a recertification curriculum designed by APhA's expert faculty and focuses on a series of hot topics and timely issues in the world of Ambulatory Care specialty pharmacy.
BPS Board Certification Cannabis Opioids HepC Diabetes DM ambulatory care Recertification depression
Board Certification
Member $90.00
Non-Member $157.50

Ambulatory Care Workshop 2020

The Ambulatory Care Workshop is a recertification curriculum designed by APhA's expert faculty and geared toward proactive discussion of fundamental and timely concepts in Ambulatory Care specialty pharmacy.
Board Certification Opioids Deprescribing quality improvement ambulatory care Evidence-based Literature
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Everything You Need to Know About Medical Cannabis

Patients’ questions about medical cannabis will only grow more common. Be prepared to give the right answers—thanks to this evidence-based discussion of benefits, risks, laws, and more regarding medical cannabis in pharmacy practice.
medical safety Technician CPE ambulatory care medical marijuana Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services Community-Based Pharmacy Practice regulation Early New Practitioner
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Non-Member $129.00

Stay Motivated Part II: Developing Emotional Intelligence (Home Study)

This is part II of a 3-part archived webinar series for pharmacists to overcome burnout by applying emotional intelligence (EI) strategies to develop workplace resiliency.
environmental aspects mental health workplace issues cholesterol management Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
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Non-Member $129.00

Stay Motivated Part I: Combat Burnout with Resilience (Home Study)

Enroll in this hands-on archived webinar to learn how you can build your own resilience and explore strategies to shift those life changing tools to professional growth opportunities.
environmental aspects mental health workplace issues cholesterol management Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
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APhA Quick Quiz: COVID-19

Take this quiz to learn effective strategies for pharmacists to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and to better prepare for future pandemics.
viral infections environmental aspects antiviral agents infectious disease Technician CPE public health COVID-19