JCP Hosts APhA Certificate Training Programs
Jefferson College of Pharmacy will host the American Pharmacists Association’s Certificate Programs. Programs will be held at the Pharmacy Practice Simulation Center located within the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Interested pharmacists are encouraged to review the programs' fliers for more information.
10/14/17 - Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery
October 14, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 6th Floor
1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
For additional questions, please contact: Gina Bellottie at
(215) 503-6360 or Gina.Bellottie@jefferson.edu
APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition) is an innovative, intensive, and practice-based continuing pharmacy education, based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This program is designed to educate pharmacists about the professional opportunities for vaccine advocacy and administration.
This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the implementation of interventions that will promote disease prevention and public health.
The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the life span.
10/14/17 - Delivering Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services
APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program (3rd Edition) 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.
11/11/17 - Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services
APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services (2nd Edition) is an innovative and interactive advanced competency training (ACT) program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing travel health services to patients. This application-based activity is the first step for pharmacists interested in learning the essential skills necessary to successfully provide travel health services.
Program pre-requisite: Pharmacists who have completed the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program and received a Certificate of Achievement or have previously completed an immunization training program and are authorized to provide immunizations in the state in which they practice. This is a great opportunity to expand your current immunization knowledge and services!
11/11/17 – The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care
APhA’s The Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care certificate training program (5th Edition) is an intensive educational experience designed to equip pharmacists with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to provide effective, evidence-based diabetes care. Five self-study modules provide comprehensive instruction in current diabetes concepts and standards of care. The live seminar incorporates case studies and hands-on skills training focused on the situations most likely to be encountered—as well as the services most needed—in community and ambulatory care practice settings.
Participants will gain experience evaluating and adjusting drug therapy regimens for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, counseling patients about lifestyle interventions, analyzing and interpreting self-monitoring of blood glucose results, and assessing the overall health status of patients to identify needed monitoring and interventions.