APhA MTM CTP 3/10/2018


APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services
A Certificate Program for Pharmacists

Hosted by: Illinois Pharmacists Association
March 10, 2018
Location: IPhA Office, 204 W Cook St, Springfield, IL  62704

For questions about this program, please contact:
Kimberly Condon at (217) 522-7300 or kimc@ipha.org

CLICK HERE for a printable version of the full course flyer.

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

APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program has three components: online interactive self-study with assessment; the live seminar with online final assessment; and hands-on assessment of intramuscular and subcutaneous injection technique. A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to participants who successfully complete all program components, including an evaluation

Key Learning Objectives of the Live Training Seminar
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Conduct a thorough medication therapy review (MTR)
  2. When interviewing a patient, employ effective communication skills to overcome communication barriers
  3. Complete a personal medication record (PMR)
  4. Develop a medication-related action plan (MAP)
  5. Document medication therapy management (MTM) services in a manner that allows for evaluating patient progress, billing, and tracking clinical and financial outcomes
  6. Create a plan for patient follow-up
  7. Assess patient-specific data and issues, and interpret these findings to identify medication-related problems
  8. Develop a patient problem list and a list of the patient’s medication-related problems
  9. Establish goals of therapy for each medical condition and medication-related problem identified
  10. Make recommendations for resolving situations in which a patient’s medications are potentially inappropriate
  11. Discuss the elements of an effective medication therapy recommendation to another health care practitioner
  12. Describe the medication use concerns and adverse drug events that are more common in elderly patients
  13. Account for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes when reviewing an elderly person’s medication regimen
  14. List important considerations when determining the operations of an MTM service
  15. Identify potential payers for MTM services
  16. Explain how to bill for MTM services using CPT codes
  17. Describe strategies for marketing MTM services
  18. Describe emerging opportunities for delivering MTM services

For a complete list of learning objectives and for all APhA accreditation information and policies, please visit APhA’s website, http://www.pharmacist.com/delivering-medication-therapy-management-services.


Miranda Wilhelm, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Edwardsville, IL

Garth K Reynolds, RPh
Executive Director
Illinois Pharmacists Association
Springfield, IL

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

Activity Requirements -  Course material and exams will be accessed online - In order to participate in this activity, registrants must have access to a computer with minimum system requirements:  Internet connectivity with current version of internet browsers, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer (V8 and above); Adobe Acrobat Reader, Flash Player 8 or higher, Windows 95, Pentium 3 or equivalent processor, 64 MB of free memory (not 64 MB total), and Audio: Sound card and speakers or earphones.  For full technology requirements, please visit http://www.pharmacist.com/delivering-medication-therapy-management-services

Activity Completion Requirements A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to participants who successfully complete all activity requirements, which include the self-study activity and pre-seminar exercises, the self-study examination, the live training seminar, and the post-seminar patient interviews.  Successful completion is defined as a submission of the pre-work and post-work, a self-study examination score of 70% or better, and attendance at the live seminar.  

To obtain credit, the Learner must CLAIM credit once each component is completed. Once credit is claimed, Transcripts of CPE will be available online within 24 hours on the Learner’s CPEOnce credit is claimed, Statements of Credit will be available online within 24 hours on the participant’s CPE Monitor profile at www.nabp.net.  The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements on the participant’s “My Training” page on www.pharmacist.com

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 0202-0000-17-213-H04-P; 0202-9999-17-213-H04-P). The live training seminar is approved for 8 contact hours (0.8 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-17-214-L04-P; 0202-9999-17-214-L04-P). The post-seminar exercise is approved for 3 hours (0.3 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-0000-17-215-H04-P; 0202-9999-17-215-H04-P).

Release Date: August 1, 2017

Expiration Date: June 30, 2018 - NO HOME STUDY CREDIT GRANTED AFTER THIS DATE.  NOTE:  Per ACPE policy, all Live credit must be CLAIMED within 60 days from the date of the live event.

Activity Type: Practice-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings


Program Fees - This program is limited to the first 40 registered participants.

IPhA Member - $335                                   Non Member - $535*
*Non Member pricing includes discounted 1-year IPhA membership.            

NOTE: Please be advised that this program is subject to postponement or cancellation if the required minimum number of registrants is not met at least 30 days prior to the program.  

REGISTRATION: Online registration must be completed prior to February 15, 2018.  Members please login below.  Nonmembers, please enter your email address in the Guest Section. Confirmations will be sent within 3 business days of online registration submission.

Refund Policy
Refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if cancelled by February 15, 2018.  However, participants who redeem an enrollment code at any time will be charged a fee of $175 regardless whether or not they complete any portion of the self study.  Please be advised that this program is subject to postponement or cancellation if the required minimum number of registrants is not met.  Contact Kimberly Condon at 217.522.7300 or kimc@ipha.org with questions, including dietary restrictions. 

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