Module 2: Long-Term Care


Steps to Complete Module 2


Nursing Home Accreditation Standards

Learning Objectives

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

  • Contrast state and federal requirements that impact consultant pharmacy in a nursing home setting.
  • Discuss Quality Indicators and the Beers Criteria.
  • Provide an overview of CMS Interpretive Guidelines with regard to Pharmaceutical Services, MRR, Unnecessary drugs.
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Nursing Home Accreditation Standards (47:30)

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Required Readings

Review of these materials is REQUIRED for meeting the learning objectives of this section. Content may serve as remediation or to provide a more in-depth analysis of the topics covered.


Overview of Long-Term Care Policies & Procedures: What You Need to Know

Learning Objectives

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

  • Outline policy and procedures for medication use systems.
  • Outline policy for routine and emergency use of drugs, as well as afterhours dispensing and drug shortage management.
  • Describe record keeping and reporting required for long-term care facilities.
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Overview of the Long-Term Care Policies and Procedures: What You Need to Know (38:52)

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Policies and Procedures Overview


Professional Responsibilities of a Consultant Pharmacist in the Long-Term Care Setting

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the primary and secondary responsibilities of a consultant pharmacist in the long term care setting
  • Discuss the Federal Indicators used in performing a Medication Regimen Review
  • Discuss Beer’s Criteria and apply it to long-term care practice
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Professional Responsibilities of a Consultant Pharmacist in Long-Term Care (52:18)

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Required Readings

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Administrative Roles of the Consultant Pharmacist in the Long-Term Care Setting

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe an overview of the administrative duties of the consultant pharmacist in the long term care environment.
  • Discuss the role of the consultant in medication use/management and fiscal control.
  • Describe the role of technology for the consultant in the long-term care practice.
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Administrative Roles of the Consultant Pharmacist in the Long-Term Care Setting (43:23)

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Required Readings

Review of these materials is REQUIRED for meeting the learning objectives of this section. Content may serve as remediation or to provide a more in-depth analysis of the topics covered.

Overview of Consultant Responsibilities