Consultant Pharmacist Certificate Program for Initial Licensure

This self-paced, fully online program program is intended for pharmacists seeking to become Florida licensed consultant pharmacists.


Program Details

  • Intended Audience: This program is intended for licensed Florida pharmacists who wish to become licensed as a consultant pharmacist in the State of Florida.
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-21-017-H04-P
  • Contact Hours: 20 contact hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacist for initial licensure; approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy to meet requirements pursuant to Section 465.0125, Florida Statutes, and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code.
  • Program Fees: $449.00 for initial licensure
  • Activity Type: Application
  • Dates Available: 03/15/2021 – 03/15/2024

Summary

This self-paced, fully online program is intended for pharmacists seeking to become Florida licensed consultant pharmacists. This course will provide insight into regulatory requirements and clinical knowledge necessary to practice as a consultant pharmacist in the state of Florida.

Note: The 40-hour preceptorship is no longer a requirement to become a licensed consultant pharmacist pursuant to Section 465.0125, Florida Statutes, and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code. Visit the Florida Board of Pharmacy website to view a full list of requirements to become a licensed consultant pharmacist in the State of Florida.


Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the regulatory authorities, licensure requirements and facility permits necessary for consultant pharmacy services in the state of Florida.
  • Understand standards, accreditation and survey processes that apply to hospital consultant pharmacy practice.
  • Understand federal indicators and survey processes that apply to long term care consultant pharmacy practice.
  • Perform a Medication Regimen Review and document and communicate findings to the facility health care team.
  • Describe the administrative roles of the consultant pharmacist and policy and procedures necessary for consultant pharmacy practice settings.
  • Describe the professional responsibilities and clinical skills of the consultant pharmacist in various practice settings.
  • Understand Collaborative Practice Agreements in the State of Florida, including laws, regulations, barriers and benefits.
  • Discuss the skills necessary to perform patient assessments and identify appropriate testing for treatment of specific conditions.

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