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JCP Hosts APhA and NACDS Certificate Training Programs

APhA Certificate Training Programs

Jefferson College of Pharmacy will host the American Pharmacists Association’s and National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 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. 

 

Check Back for Future Programs - Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery

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.

Please see Program Flyer for full details including accreditation information.

Check Back for Future Programs - Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 6th Floor
1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107

For additional questions, please contact: Roshni Emmons at (215) 503-8526 or roshni.emmons@jefferson.edu

APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program (4th 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.

Please see Program Flyer for full details including accreditation information.

Check Back for Future Programs - Community Pharmacy-based Point-of-Care Testing

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

The NACDS Community Pharmacy-based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Program provides an opportunity to gain the skills and information necessary to develop a testing program for influenza, Group A Streptococcus, HIV, and Hepatitis C.  The target audience for the certificate program is community pharmacists including students, academia, and pharmacy association staff.  While the program is primarily designed for community pharmacists, non-pharmacists interested in point-of-care testing are also welcome to complete the program.  Please see Program Flyer for full details and accreditation information.

Please see Program Flyer for full details including accreditation information.

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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!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.

Check Back for Future Programs - The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Program

Registration Date: To be announced

JCP - Pharmacy  Practice Simulation Center
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 6th Floor
1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
 
For additional questions, please contact: Roshni Patel at (215) 503-8526 or Roshni.Patel@jefferson.edu

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.