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Activity Dates: 09/28/2023 - 03/28/2024

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Target Audience

BCPPs desiring a case-based learning activity at the specialist level focused on a complex patient case intertwined with comorbid medical diagnosis and contemporary issues in psychiatric pharmacy are the intended audience of this recertification activity. The activity design allows for the opportunity to apply evidence-based pharmacological and/or nonpharmacological treatment strategies and monitoring recommendations specific to patient needs and their pertinent medical, psychosocial, family, cultural and socioeconomic issues. BCPPs who are auditory and visual learners and/or who learn best from practical application to a patient case mirroring real-life scenarios will find value in this course. BCPPs responsible for teaching/precepting others also note the value of this product long after completing it for their personal learning.

Content

This application-based BCPP Recertification product provides the opportunity to study a complex psychiatric case comorbid with a medical diagnosis and associated complex medication regimen. A patient is followed over three encounters with each one consisting of a case study, pre-recorded webinar, and self-assessment questions. This edition is focused on bipolar disorder.

The activity design allows for the opportunity to apply evidence-based pharmacological and/or nonpharmacological treatment strategies and monitoring recommendations specific to patient needs and their pertinent medical, psychosocial, family, cultural and socioeconomic issues. Instructional webinars extend the value of the activity long after completion.

The From Theory to Practice Case Series includes electronic access to:

  • A complex patient case consisting of 3 encounters over a period of time.
  • Three instructional, pre-recorded webinars accompanying each encounter. 
  • Five (5) hours of ACPE credit and 5 hours of BCPP Recertification credit, achieved by successfully completing the online AAPP recertification examination. ACPE credit is reported to CPE Monitor at nabp.net within 48 hours after successful completion of the examination. BCPP Recertification credit is earned and reported within the year the assessment is successfully completed (2023 or 2024).
  • Access to the AAPP testing center with exam submission due by March 28, 2024

MPORTANT NOTE: Since this product involves progression through a patient case over a period of time, it is highly recommended by the Editorial Board and past users, that you carve out 5 hours for the course and complete all in 1 sitting.

Course Requirements

To satisfactorily complete the From Theory to Practice Case and receive 5 hours of BCPP Recertification and ACPE credit, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  1. Abide by a confidentiality and honesty statement requiring individual completion of the recertification education.
  2. Successfully complete an online examination on or before the deadline of March 28, 2024.
  3. Meet the minimum passing score on the final examination as determined by a panel of experts.
  4. Partial credit is not available.

You will proceed through the following steps to satisfactorily complete this course:

  • Review the Required Pre-reading
  • Review Patient Encounter 1 consisting of case, instructional webinar, self-assessment questions.
  • Review Patient Encounter 2 consisting of case, instructional webinar, self-assessment questions.
  • Review Patient Encounter 3 consisting of case, instructional webinar, self-assessment questions.
  • Complete the examination at the end of the activity no later than the closing activity date.
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity.
  • Wait for the official review of exam questions within 4 weeks following the closing date.
  • Be notified of your grade and gain access to your exam results and feedback.
  • Receive a passing grade (as determined by a panel of experts within 4 weeks following the closing date).
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by AAPP to CPE Monitor.

Credit is awarded in the calendar year the assessment is completed. AAPP reports continuing credit for ACPE (CPE Monitor) and BCPP Recertification (BPS) within days of successful exam completion.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 09/28/2023 - 03/28/2024
ACPE Contact Hours: 5
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-23-008-H01-P (Application)
Nursing Credit Reminder: Note that ACPE credit is accepted for certification renewal.

ACPEThe American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The From Theory to Practice Case Series product is an application-based program approved for 5 ACPE hours. To receive ACPE credit, pharmacists completing this programming are required to complete an evaluation of the course as well as pass an online examination.

Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacists (BCPPs) may also receive 5 hours of BCPP Recertification Credit for the From Theory to Practice Case Series upon successful completion of an online examination. BCPP Recertification credit is earned and reported within the year the assessment is successfully completed.

The American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists is approved as a Professional Development Provider for the Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) specialty by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). This course is part of a 5 hour BCPP recertification product earned after successful completion of the associated BCPP recertification examination for the full product.

AAPP reports continuing credit for ACPE (CPE Monitor) and BCPP Recertification (BPS) within days of successful exam completion.
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