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Continuing Education Program

Lab Orders and Evaluation

Lab Order & Evaluation
Florida Certificate Program

Sunday, September 20, 2015
1:00PM - 4:00PM

Fort Lauderdale Campus
Program Registration

Sunday September 20th, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

About the Program

This September 20th program “Order & Evaluation of Lab Tests Initial Certificate (and Renewal)” meets the Board of Pharmacy requirement for Florida consultant or Doctor of Pharmacy degree pharmacists (64B16-26.320) for either initial certificate or for renewal. Additionally, the certificate meets the need of the Joint Commission credentialing purpose for pharmacists who engage in the patient care/lab processes. In practical presentation, this program addresses how pharmacists can apply lab values in various practice settings and offers ideas on how to craft a new MTM specialty service.

Program Agenda/Schedule

1:00 p.m.    Lab Order & Evaluation Certificate Course

    1. Review and Application of Standard Blood Panels (CMP and BMP).
    2. Review of Specific Panels, Thyroid, Lipid and Hormone 
    3. Review of the Specialty Panels and their Lab Care Considerations.

 4:00 p.m.   Evaluation & Adjournment


The fee for this program is $75. Register for the program here.


Kimmi Le Stultz, Pharm.D.

Dr. Stultz has practiced in lab ordering, monitoring and recommendation at both traditional and non-traditional sites. She is currently a private consultant for several companies and physicians in the area of non-traditional medicine and is a regular presenter of same at numerous NSU programs. Dr. Stultz is considered by those in the field to be one of the leading pharmacist experts in the country in integrative nutrition and the correlation of lab values.

Stuart Shipe, DOAM, M.S., R.Ph.

Doctor Shipe, a national lecturer on integrative medicine and guest speaker at NSU for over the past twelve years, joins the faculty to discuss how he uses the specific panels of thyroid, lipid and hormones. Being a pharmacist, he will relate how you can utilize the same skills and knowledge he does in using the tests and recommendations he provides his patients

Learning Objectives

  1. State the requirements for monitoring laboratory values in the State of Florida.
  2. Review the laboratory providers who offer patient blood collection services to consumers.
  3. Interpret both the Comprehensive & Basic Metabolic Panels used in primary healthcare practice as to both optimal and reference levels.
  4. Apply laboratory data to monitor & improve lipid and hormone drug therapy outcomes.
  5. Understand Thyroid Blood Tests (Low or High TSH).
  6. Discuss the documentation of lab interventions in complete patient care.
  7. Describe the costs of the various panels, profiles and screening labs.
  8. Review the non-blood specialty panels and how they impact positive patient care outcomes.

A Lab Order & Evaluation certificate is provided to those who specifically register and complete this course. This certificate documents the clinical requirement of both the Florida Board of Pharmacy and Joint Commission.


Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program has been approved for Florida Pharmacist Consultant Re-Certification (3 hours), General Live (1-3 hours) and Lab Order and Evaluation (1-3 hours) continuing education credit.
The Provider, NSU College of Pharmacy, will report all earned continuing education (CE) credits for this program to CE Broker for those pharmacists who provide their correct pharmacist license numbers. 

Policy of Non-Discrimination

Nova Southeastern University admits students of any race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying disability, religion or creed, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 

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