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APhA Medication Therapy Management
Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services is an innovative and interactive certificate training program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing MTM services to patients. Pharmacists have a tremendous opportunity to receive reimbursement for monitoring and improving medication use in patients with complex medication regimens. This practice-based activity teaches pharmacists the essential skills necessary to become a successful MTM practitioner. The certificate training program will enhance pharmacists’ clinical expertise in evaluating complicated medication regimens, identifying medication-related problems, and making recommendations to patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.
A Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists
The goals of the certificate training program are to:
Advance public health and patient care through improved medication use.
Provide training to enhance pharmacists’ ability to effectively provide MTM services.
Motivate increased numbers of pharmacists to establish MTM services.
Communicate benchmark practices for providing MTM services.
Acknowledgements and Disclosures
Seminar Learning Objectives
At the completion of this seminar, the participant 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 (MTM) services in a manner that allows for evaluating patient progress, billing, and tracking clinical and financial outcomes
Create a plan for patient follow-up
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 MTM service
Identify potential payers for MTM services
Explain how to bill for MTM services using CPT codes
Describe strategies for marketing MTM services
Describe emerging opportunities for delivering MTM services
Activity Requirements: Internet coonectivity and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for participation in this activity.
Course material will be accessed online.
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RELEASE DATE: 11/1/2014
The self-study learning component of Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program is approved for 10 contact hours (1.0 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-14-158-H04-P; 0202-9999-14-158-H04-P).
The live training seminar is approved for 8 contact hours (0.8 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-14-159-L04-P; 0202-9999-14-159-L04-P).
The post-seminar exercise is approved for 3 hours (0.3 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-14-160-H04-P; 0202-9999-14-160-H04-P).
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing pharmacy education.  
Credit for Live Seminar MUST be Claimed (not just completed) within 60 days of the date of the live training.  Credit for Self-Study and Post Cases MUST be Claimed before November 1, 2017.
Upon successful completion of all the activity requirements, a Certificate of Achievement will be available via the My Training page after logging into [% link: name="" content="" %].
Tonya Dauterman, Pharm.D., CGP
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy
Charles Mosler, RPh, PharmD, CGP, FASCP
Assisant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy
Per Participant
Breakfast & Lunch included
October 30, 2015
&
Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alumni Memorial Union
164 Frazier Street Findlay, OH 45840
Earn up to 21 Contact Hours
(2.1 CEUs)
For a complete list of learning objectives and all APhA accreditation information and policies, please visit APhA's website.  [% link: name="" content="" %]