This self-paced, fully online program is intended for pharmacists wishing to maintain Collaborative Practice Agreement (CPA) certification in accordance with Florida law.
- Intended Audience: Pharmacists wishing to maintain their collaborative practice agreement certification.
- Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-22-026-H99-P
- Contact Hours: 8.0 hours of ACPE approved continuing education for pharmacists
- Program Fees: $99.00
- UAN Release Date: 07/11/2022
- UAN Expiration Date: 07/11/2025
- Activity Type: Knowledge
- Program Support: No outside financial support was provided.
- Format Type: This course is self-paced, fully online.
- Time to Complete: All coursework must be completed within 365 days from the date of registration or before date of UAN expiration, 07/11/2025, whichever comes first. This course will no longer be eligible for CE credit after 07/11/2025.
This certificate training program focuses on topics related to collaborative practice agreements between pharmacists and physicians. This program will expand upon content included in the Initial Collaborative Practice Agreement Certification program. Topics include but are not limited to:
- Billing structures
- Pharmacy quality improvement
- Motivational interviewing
- Legal and regulatory requirements associated with entering into a collaborative practice agreement
- Patient assessment and treatments for chronic diseases outlined in Florida law
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Summarize the patient assessment process, drug therapy management, and associated pharmacotherapy guideline updates for the chronic disease states covered in the Collaborative Practice Agreement legislation.
- Identify resources available to pharmacists to develop evidence-based treatment plans and improve quality metrics for the chronic disease states covered in the Collaborative Practice Agreement legislation.
- Discuss common billing and documentation strategies for pharmacists who are working to effectively establish Collaborative Practice Agreement clinical services.
- Employ motivational interviewing and other patient communication techniques in order to help patients achieve their health-related goals.
- Describe the impact of pharmacy quality performance measurements on advancing Collaborative Practice Agreement clinical services.
Disease States Pharmacists Can Manage in a Collaborative Practice Agreements under Florida Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations:
Type 2 Diabetes
A pharmacist who practices under a collaborative pharmacy practice agreement must complete an 8-hour continuing education course approved by the board that addresses issues related to collaborative pharmacy practice each biennial licensure renewal in addition to the continuing education requirements under s. 465.009. A pharmacist must submit confirmation of having completed such course when applying for licensure renewal. A pharmacist who fails to comply with this subsection shall be prohibited from practicing under a collaborative pharmacy practice agreement under this section.
This program meets the requirements outlined in Section 465.1865, Florida Statutes for pharmacists who wish to enter into a collaborative practice agreement with a supervising physician in the State of Florida. Visit the Florida Board of Pharmacy website to learn more about pharmacist requirements to enter into a Collaborative Practice Agreement.
The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.
Eric A Dietrich Pharm.D., BCACP, CPC-A, CEMC, CPB
Bradley W Van Riper Pharm.D.
Teresa E Roane PharmD, MBA, BCACP
Eric F Egelund Ph.D., Pharm.D.
Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion
To successfully pass this course the participant must complete the following:
- View all recorded lectures
- Complete all case assignments
- Complete the final assessment
- Complete the course evaluation
All program content must be submitted and the participant must achieve a passing score of 70% or more on all course assignments to receive continuing education credit. Pharmacists are given 365 days from the date of registration (or until UAN expiration) to complete the course.
Please review the resources below before registering for the course.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.