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Using Hypertension Guidelines to Develop an MTS Protocol


This program is designed for pharmacists who are interested in developing a medication therapy services protocol specific to the treatment of hypertension in adult patients. Participants enrolled in this program should already have the MTS designation on their licenses or already have the ability to apply for it. This program does not meet the Missouri Board of Pharmacy's requirements to certify for an MTS application.
 
This program has two modules: a home study and a live seminar. The home study module must be completed and passed prior to arriving at the live seminar.
 

 
Scholarship Opportunity:
Some participants may be eligible to have hteir registration fees reimbursed through the Missouri Pharmacist Association's Pharmacist Service Expansion Project. For more information, click here »
 

 
Refund Policy:
If you are no longer able to attend for any reason, contact our office in writing via email as soon as possible. You may use the "Contact Us" page on this website. The following refund eligibility applies:
  • February 5, 2018 or earlier - 100% refund less $25 administrative charge ($100 refunded)
  • February 6 through February 18, 2018 - 50% refund ($62.50)
  • February 19 or later - no refund

 
Instructions:
Click the + to view each module. When you are register, click the green "Register Now" button at the bottom of the page. You will be enrolled in both modules.
 
WE'RE GOING GREEN! Printed handouts are not provided at this session. Handouts will be made available in the modules below prior to our live session. Participants may print handouts if desired or bring a laptop or tablet to access them. Wifi access will be provided to all participants.

Date: Mar 3, 2018 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fee

$125.00

CE Hours

7.00

Registration closes on Feb 26, 2018 12:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Requirements for CE Credit

To receive CPE credit, participants must complete an evaluation for each module. Evaluations are password protected - passwords will be given at the end of the live seminar. Following successful completion of the evaluation, an automatic report will be sent to CPE Monitor on the participant's behalf. Credit will be visible online in participants' NABP profiles - please allow up to 48 hours for the systems to fully sync. Participants are encouraged to verify their NABP e-Profile ID numbers and date of birth in their accounts prior to completing evaluations in order to ensure accuracy of CPE Monitor reporting.

 

 

   

Objectives

  • Identify pharmacologic properties of medications used to treat hypertension.
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of a medication given in a clinical scenario.
  • Identify blood pressure goals for adults with hypertension.
  • Select pharmacotherapy for adults with hypertension.
  • Identify lifestyle modifications that reduce blood pressure.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Golden Peters, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Brief Bio : Dr. Peters received his B.A. degree from Fontbonne University in Clayton, Missouri and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville in 2009. He completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2010 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in affiliation with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. He is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He is also a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care at the VA St. Louis Health Care System – John Cochran Division. His areas of interest and clinical services include: diabetes, resistant hypertension, anticoagulation, headache disorders and smoking cessation.

Rebecca Stauffer, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Brief Bio : Dr. Rebecca Stauffer is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice and a clinical pharmacy specialist at the Internal Medicine Outpatient clinic at SSM Health- St. Mary's Hospital. Dr. Stauffer graduated with her Pharm.D. degree from Drake University in Des Moines, IA and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with STLCOP/Mercy Hospital- St. Louis. She completed her PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency specializing in ambulatory care at STLCOP and the St. Louis County Department of Health. Interests include: hypertension and diabetes management and transitions of care research.

Activity Number

0033-0000-17-003-H01-P

Release Date: Apr 15, 2017
Credit Expiration Date: Apr 15, 2020

CE Hours

3.50
   

   

Schedule of Events:
7:30 – 8:00 am
Check In & Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 am
Welcome
8:15 – 9:00 am
Special Populations – Part I
9:05 – 10:05 am
Special Populations – Part II
10:10 – 11:10 am
Physical Assessment – Blood Pressure Measurement
11:15 am – 12:00 PM
Developing a Hypertension Medication Therapy Service Protocol
12:00 – 12:15 PM
About the PSE Project (Optional)
 

Objectives

  • Integrate knowledge of antihypertensive pharmacotherapy and practice guidelines into the development of antihypertensive regimens.
  • Demonstrate the ability to obtain a blood pressure measurement.
  • Explain the required elements for designing a Medication Therapy Services Protocol.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Erin Hennessey, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Brief Bio : Dr. Hennessey earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 2011. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with the St. Louis College of Pharmacy/Mercy Hospital St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri and a PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency with Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Virginia. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and practices as an Internal Medicine/Family Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at Mercy Hospital St. Louis where she precepts PGY1 residents and students on Acute Care/General Medicine rotation.

Golden Peters, Pharm.D., BCPS
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Brief Bio : Dr. Peters received his B.A. degree from Fontbonne University in Clayton, Missouri and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville in 2009. He completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2010 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in affiliation with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. He is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He is also a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Primary Care at the VA St. Louis Health Care System – John Cochran Division. His areas of interest and clinical services include: diabetes, resistant hypertension, anticoagulation, headache disorders and smoking cessation.

Laura Challen, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS, BCACP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Brief Bio : Dr. Laura Challen is a graduate of the University of Texas College of Pharmacy. Since completion of her Pharmacy Practice Residency with an Emphasis in Managed Care at The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2006, Dr. Challen worked at the Harris County Hospital District, in Houston, Texas where she started and managed outpatient clinical pharmacy services. Dr. Challen then moved to St. Louis, Missouri in 2012 and became an assistant professor at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She spends 60% of her time in the Primary Care Medicine Clinic of Barnes Jewish Hospital assisting with chronic disease state management, drug information, precepting students, completing research and helping to educate the Internal Medicine Residents in clinic. Dr. Challen spends the rest of her time at the College of Pharmacy coordinating a Therapeutics course and providing various different lectures throughout the year. Dr. Challen became a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist in 2007, a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist in 2014 and completed her Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Houston in 2010.

Activity Number

0033-0000-17-004-L01-P
Date: 03/03/18
Time: 08:00 PM - 12:00 PM

CE Hours

3.50