Pharmacotherapy Review Course

Planned by the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists

Pharmacotherapy Review CourseGet ready to take the next step in advancing your practice by earning your Pharmacotherapy Certification. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is now offering pharmacists a way to better prepare for the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Pharmacotherapy Certification Examination.

This two-day course provides a robust preparatory curriculum for the pharmacy professional planning to take the examination, offered in October. Designed based on the domains, tasks, and knowledge statements developed by BPS for the examination, the course will help you prepare for the exam by identifying areas needed for in-depth review of pharmacotherapy issues by:

  • Reviewing pertinent clinical topics and practice skills
  • Providing exam practice questions
  • Listing valuable resources for further self-study

Pharmacists can confidently prepare for the BPS Pharmacotherapy Specialty Certification Examination with this cutting-edge educational program!
This live educational review course for the specialty in pharmacotherapy will be offered immediately before the ASHP 2012 Summer Meeting, June 9-13, 2012.

Learning Objectives

Agenda

June 9, 2012 Topic Speaker
7:30 am - 7:40 am Welcome and Introductions Stuart Haines, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
7:40 am - 8:10 am Tips on Studying for the Exam Stuart Haines, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
8:10 am - 9:10 am Research Design, Evidence-Based Medicine and Statistical Analysis, Part 1 Linda Tyler, Pharm.D.
9:15 am - 10:15 am Research Design, Evidence-Based Medicine and Statistical Analysis, Part 2 Linda Tyler, Pharm.D.

10:35 am - 12:05 pm

Complex Heart Failure Case Christopher Betz, Pharm.D., BCPS
12:05 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH ON OWN  

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Complex Pediatric Asthma Case Mary Worthington, Pharm.D., BCPS
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm Metabolic Syndrome Case Joel Marrs, Pharm.D., BCPS
4:25 pm - 5:55 pm Complex Pneumonia Case Marc Scheetz, Pharm.D., BCPS
June 10, 2012 Topic Speaker
7:30 am - 7:40 am Welcome/Announcements  
7:40 am - 8:40 am Regulatory and Population Health Issues, Part 1 Philip Trapskin, Pharm.D., BCPS
8:50 am - 9:50 am Regulatory and Population Health Issues, Part 2 Philip Trapskin, Pharm.D., BCPS
9:50 am - 11:20 am Complex HIV Case Douglas Slain, Pharm.D., BCPS
11:20 am - 12:30 pm LUNCH ON OWN  
12:30 pm - 1:10 pm Examination Overview/Questions William Ellis, Board of Pharmacy Specialties
1:10 pm - 2:40 pm Complex Nursing Home Case Amie Taggert Blaszczyk, Pharm.D., CGP, BCPS, FASCP
2:50 pm - 4:05 pm Complex Breast Cancer Case Helen Marshall, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP
4:05 pm - 5:35 pm Complex Ischemic Heart Disease Case Snehal Bhatt, Pharm.D., BCPS
5:35 pm - 5:40 pm Closing Remarks  
  • Target Audience - This program is intended for pharmacists who seek an in-depth, comprehensive review in order to prepare for the BPS pharmacotherapy specialty certification examination.

  • Accreditation - The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing pharmacy education.

  • ACPE Credit - This activity is eligible for ACPE credit. View CE Information [PDF].

Registration and Housing

This program is intended for pharmacists who seek an in-depth, comprehensive review for continuing professional development or in preparation for taking the pharmacotherapy certification exam.

Registration Rates

  ASHP Member Non-member of ASHP
Advance (on or before May 2) $475 $745
Regular and On-site $615 $890
Resident Advance $332.50 $521.50
Resident Regular/On-site $430.50 $623

SPECIAL OFFER! We would like to invite Pharmacotherapy Review Course participants to stay a few extra days and join us for the ASHP 2012 Summer Meeting, being held in conjunction June 9-13 at the Baltimore Convention Center. With your Review Course registration, you will be eligible to receive $100 off your Summer Meeting full registration!

  • Upon registration for the Review Course, an email confirmation will be sent to you with a unique discount code and instructions that you can use when you register online for the Summer Meeting.
  • This offer is extended only for registrants of the Pharmacotherapy Review Course, and only applies towards full meeting registration for the 2012 Summer Meeting.
  • If you have already registered for the 2012 Summer Meeting, please call customer service at 866-279-0681 to receive your $100 registration refund.