Implementing a Layered Learning Model into Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences to Minimize Impact on Preceptor Workload

AUTHORs, DR. Elaine Law & Dr. Yvonne Mai REPORT NO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST TO DISCLOSE.
REVIEWERS, DR. Sharya V. Bourdet, DR. Diane wong, Dr. Lovelle Yano, DR. TINA DENETCLAW, & Dr. Jade M. Vitug REPORT NO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST TO DISCLOSE.

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Describe the return on investment of the enhanced layered learning model, including Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) student  integration.
  2. Identify opportunities for integrative learning at your institution.
  3. Apply the layered learning practice model into various areas of pharmacy practice.

 

CE Article (PDF) Post-Exam

 

Type of activity: knowledge

Target audience: pharmacists including pharmacy residents

Location: NCCCP eNewsletter and NCCCP website https://ncccp.net/ce/

Date and schedule: April 1, 2019

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 0.25

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-19-084-H04-P

For the successful completion, readers should pass a post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LayeredLearning to take the post-exam. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher by May 31, 2019 must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx

Fee: Members – Free; Non-members – Free

This is a free CE activity with no financial support from an individual or an organization.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

This activity is a knowledge-based activity and will provide 0.25 contact hour of continuing  pharmacy education. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher by May 31, 2019 must have a valid NABP  e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP.

ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx


About the Authors

 

 

Yvonne Mai, PharmD, MS, BCGP, BCACP

Yvonne Mai earned her doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2013, where she also completed a fellowship in pharmacoeconomics, health care outcomes and clinical services. She joined the Pacific faculty in 2015 as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Stockton Regional Coordinator.

She was originally drawn to pursue a career in healthcare with a focus on medication management because she wanted to empower and educate the underserved. Her research is focused on health outcomes of pharmacist provided services. She also evaluates innovative services or practice models to improve outcomes in the underserved and Medicare populations.

Elaine Law, PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP

Elaine Law earned her doctor of pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco in 2008 and completed a PGY1 acute care residency at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. Elaine is currently an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of the Pacific and Regional Coordinator of Experiential Education in the San Jose and Monterey Regions, a role she has worked in since joining UOP in 2015. Past experience includes being the lead clinical pharmacist specializing in Adult General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Bariatric Surgery at a the University of California-San Francisco Medical Center for 6 years before transitioning into her current academic position.

She is actively involved with CSHP and ASHP, serving on several committees to advance the practice of pharmacy, particularly focusing on professional development and mentoring students and new practitioner pharmacists. She is currently in her final year of a three-year elected term as a Board of Directors for the California Society of Health System Pharmacists and has previously helped shape policy development as a state Delegate to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Providing Psychiatric Care to Disadvantaged Patients: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Shadi Doroudgar, PharmD, APh, BCPS, BCGP, BCPP Assistant Professor, Touro University
Vallejo, California Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Residency Research Coordinator

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Describe the relationship between low socioeconomic status and mental illness.
  2. Explain four types of barriers to care that disadvantaged patients commonly experience and recommend approaches to help disadvantaged patients overcome barriers to care.
  3. List three misperceptions patients with mental illness may have that can undermine medication adherence, and steps pharmacists can take to address misperceptions.
  4. List eight methods pharmacists can implement to help disadvantaged patients with mental illness overcome challenges to access and adherence for their medications.

 

CE Article (PDF) Post-Exam

Type of activity: knowledge

Target audience: pharmacists including pharmacy residents

Location: NCCCP eNewsletter and NCCCP website https://ncccp.net/ce/

Date and schedule: May 1, 2018

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 0.25

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-18-146-H04-P

Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MXYLHQ2 to take the post-exam. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher will be provided a code to report 0.25 credit hours to NAPB until March 31, 2018. After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx

Fee: Members – Free; Non-members – Free

This is a free CE activity with no financial support from an individual or an organization.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

This activity is a knowledge-based activity and will provide 0.25 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education. To claim continuing pharmacy education credit participants must visit www.accp.com/ce and enter the code provided during the session. All participants must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP, and must claim their CPE credit on the ACCP website by March 31, 2018. Statements of credit for this activity will be available on CPE Monitor approximately 2-3 business days after credit has been claimed on the ACCP website.

After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx


Reviewer Patrick Finley, PharmD, BCPP reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Lovelle Yano, PharmD, MA, BCPS reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Victoria Sun-Huie, MS, BCPS, reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Diane Wong, PharmD, reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Patty Montgomery, PharmD, HACP reports no conflicts of interest.

Reviewer Tina Denetclaw, PharmD, APh, BCPS reports no conflicts of interest.


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An Introduction to Food Insecurity for the Advanced Practice Pharmacist

Author, Dr. Kirkpatrick reports no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Reviewers, Dr. Lovelle Yano, Dr. Diane Wong, and Dr. Tina Denetclaw report no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Planner, Dr. Tina Denetclaw reports no conflicts of interest to disclose. (Dr. Denetclaw wrote the course objectives and the posttest).

 

Learning objectives:

After the completion of reading the article, the reader will be able to:

  1. Describe the spectrum of food security/food insecurity as classified by the USDA.
  2. List factors that correlate with patients’ experiencing food insecurity.
  3. Discuss the impact of food insecurity on managing chronic disease states.
  4. Identify specific drug-food interactions that are affected by food insecurity.
  5. Describe strategies to help patients experiencing food insecurity meet the nutritional and medication goals of common chronic diseases.

 

CE Article (PDF) Post-Exam

Type of activity: knowledge

Target audience: pharmacists including pharmacy residents

Location: NCCCP eNewsletter and NCCCP website https://ncccp.net/ce/

Date and schedule: December 30, 2017 – December 30, 2020

ACPE – pharmacist accreditation credit hours: 0.25

The ACPE Universal Activity Number: 0217-9999-17-223-H04-P

Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H9VRRW8 to take the post-exam. Pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher will be provided a code to report 0.25 credit hours to NAPB until March 31, 2018. After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx

Fee: Members – Free; Non-members – Free

This is a free CE activity with no financial support from an individual or an organization.

 

 The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

This activity is a knowledge-based activity and will provide 0.25 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education. To claim continuing pharmacy education credit participants must visit www.accp.com/ce and enter the code provided during the session. All participants must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP, and must claim their CPE credit on the ACCP website by March 31, 2018. Statements of credit for this activity will be available on CPE Monitor approximately 2-3 business days after credit has been claimed on the ACCP website.

After March 31, 2018, pharmacists who pass the post-test with a score of 70% or higher must have a valid NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth on file with ACCP and ACCP will submit credit to NABP. ACCP membership is not required; a free ACCP account can be created at https://www.accp.com/signin/register.aspx


 

Author Information:

Dr. Melissa Kirkpatrick is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Touro University California College of Pharmacy, a Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, and a Clinical Pharmacist at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA.


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