Delivering Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services certificate training program is an active learning seminar in which participants practice a variety of communication techniques to elicit patient’s medication experience and identify medication-related problems, using cases based on real-life experiences of MTM providers. Participants will gain experience interviewing patients, identifying and prioritizing medication-related problems, developing and implementing interventions, and documenting activities. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore various business models and billing strategies and discuss plans for implementation. Additionally, through pre-seminar self-study modules, case studies, hands-on patient interviews, and assessment practice sessions, pharmacists will obtain the clinical knowledge and skills needed to establish medication therapy management services.
- Advance public health and patient care through improved medication use
- Provide training to enhance pharmacists’ ability to effectively provide MTM services
- Motivate increased number of pharmacists to establish MTM services
- Communication benchmark practices for providing MTM Services
Who Should Attend?
Licensed Pharmacists who provide services in all care settings in which patients take medications
Lydia Aguilera, PharmD
Dr. Lydia Aguilera, Clinical Assistant Professor, currently serves as Interim Director of the University of Texas Pan American (UTPA) Cooperative Pharmacy Program. This program is a collaboration with the University of Texas College of Pharmacy where she serves as Assistant Dean for the Distance Program at UTPA. Dr. Aguilera graduated from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy (UHCOP), with a Bachelor’s in Pharmacy degree in 1980. She continues to serve UHCOP as part of their advisory council. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2008. Her thesis was on Medication Therapy Management. She currently sits on the Executive Board of the Rio Grande Valley Independent Pharmacy Association, and the Texas Pharmacy Association.
She completed certificate training in MTM at the American Pharmacist Association (APHA) National Meeting in 2009, and MTM Trainer Certification at the APHA National Meeting in 2010. She has taught MTM classes in the Rio Grande Valley and Central Texas.
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Live Training Seminar: March 29, 2014.
8 AM – 5 PM.
A certificate of achievement is awarded to participants who successfully complete:
1. The self-study activity and pre-seminar exercises.
2. The self-study examination.
3. The live training seminar.
4. The post-seminar patient interviews.
$399 includes the student kit valued at $125. This early bird fee is valid till March 15, 2014. After this date, a late fee of $450 will be assessed for this course.
Please note: Although our policy requires a written request for a refund 3 days prior to the start date, due to the cost associated with student materials, if you have already redeemed your enrollment code online prior to the refund request, you will only receive half of your registration fee even if you meet the 3-day deadline for full refund.
Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Information
The UTPA MTM Program is licensed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) through the UTPA Cooperative Pharmacy Program with UT-Austin College of Pharmacy. The APhA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing pharmacy education. The self-study learning portion of the Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program is approved for 10 hours (1.0 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-12-002-H04-P). The live training seminar is approved for 8 hours (0.8 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-09-005-L04-P). The post-seminar exercise is approved for 3 hours (0.3 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-12-003-H04-P).
The self-study learning portion of the Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program is approved for 10 hours (1.0 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit approved by the American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing pharmacy education.
This course is intended for practicing pharmacists in all settings.
Activity Completion Requirements
A Certificate of achievement is awarded to participants who successfully complete all activity requirements, which include the self-study activity and pre-seminar exercises, the self-study examination, the live training seminar, and the post-seminar patient interviews. Successful completion is defined as a submission of the pre-work and post-work, a self-study examination score of 70% or better and attendance at the live seminar.
Statements of credit will be available online from the Course History Link, upon successful completion of the activity requirements.