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*This program has been approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy to meet the requirements for Pharmacists Test and Treat Certification (FS §465.1895) to be eligible for Provider Approval by the Board of Pharmacy.
This NSU CPE activity offers additional special content to help you engage in Test and Treat Practices using protocols with Primary Care Clinicians:
This program has three distinct components:
It is very important to review all of the program information on the program website, which lists your responsibilities prior to enrolling in this course.
Live (via Zoom) Workshop Agenda (starts ~8:30 a.m.; ends ~5:15 p.m.)
A more detailed agenda will be furnished after registration.
Registration Information Please access the following Website to register:https://www.nova.edu/webforms/pharmacy/pharmacist-test-and-treat-certification-course/index.html.
A refund may be requested before you access the Google Classroom©. If requested, your registration fee minus a $75 administrative fee will be credited to the card used to enroll.
There will be no refund (partial or otherwise) once you have accessed the course content, or once the workshop starts.
Pharmacists, in a community, ambulatory care, health-system, or other practice setting who are interested in working in a collaborative relationship with a physician. This Initial Test and Treat Course is specifically designed to meet the Florida Board of Pharmacy requirements for pharmacist treatment of nonchronic conditions certification as outlined in FS §465.1895.
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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
The home-study portion of this certificate training program is approved for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN: 0092-0000-21-402-H01-P). The live, via Zoom, training workshop is approved for 8 contact hours (0.8 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN: 0092-0000-21-403-L01-P).
To obtain full credit for the Initial Test and Treat Certification, registrants must complete the home study activities, complete and pass the self-study assessment with a grade of 70% or better, attend the entire live workshop, perform satisfactorily on the skills assessment at the end, complete the activity evaluations, and claim CPE credit (using the correct NABP eProfile Number, birthdate, and Florida pharmacist license number). Participants must claim credit once each component is completed. Once credit has been claimed, transcripts of the earned CPE credits will be available online on both the Learner’s CE Broker and CPE Monitor profiles as soon as these organizations post them. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of all the necessary activity requirements online.
There will be two opportunities to complete each of the two assessments successfully. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit either assessment a third time. All assessment questions are randomized.
Activity Type: Practice-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings
Learning Level: Level 3
Home Study Initial Release Date: 14 November 2021
NSU’s Initial Test and Treat Certification training program (1st Edition), was developed by Nova Southeastern University. Copyright ©2022 by NSU COP.
Information in this message is correct at the time of distribution. Any needed alterations to the program or schedule will be made to the materials distributed during the workshop.
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Goar Alvarez, Pharm.D.Assistant Dean, Pharmacy ServicesNSU College of Pharmacy
Barry Bleidt, Ph.D., Pharm.D., RPh, FAPhA Professor, Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy NSU College of Pharmacy
Luigi Cubeddu, MD, MS, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences NSU College of Pharmacy
Tricia Gangoo-Dookhan, BSPharm, Pharm.D., CPh Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice NSU College of Pharmacy
Robert McGory, Pharm.D.Associate Dean, Professional ProgramNSU College of Pharmacy
Mamta Pansuria, Pharm.D.Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy PracticeNSU College of Pharmacy
Erika Zwachte, Pharm.D., CPhClinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice NSU College of Pharmacy
NSU’s Initial Test and Treat Certificate Program has the primary goal preparing Florida pharmacists to test (or screen) and treat non-chronic, minor health conditions in their patients within the context of a written protocol established with a physician in accordance with Florida Statutes. The program, which emphasizes a collaborative healthcare team approach, seeks to foster the implementation of interventions using best practice guidelines to test or screen for and treat for minor, nonchronic health conditions, including, but not limited to:
In the online, home-study portion, the learners will be guided through a series of five self-paced modules consisting of recorded presentations, demonstrations of POC testing techniques, basic patient screening (patient assessment), nonchronic disease management guidelines, and other documents using NSU’s Canvas Learning Management System.
Upon completion of these activities, the participant should be able to: