Plan Your Personalized Learning Experience at APhA2013!
Maximize your educational experience using the APhA Interactive Planning Tool. This interactive tool can help you build a customized educational plan to meet your continuing pharmacy education (CPE) needs. This tool allows you to:
- Identify your purpose for wanting to participate in an activity.
- Select activities that will help you meet your educational needs and improve your patient care.
- Assess your experience and the impact from participating in an educational activity.
- Respond to a series of questions that will help you plan how to implement the new knowledge or skills you've acquired.
Instructions for using the tool:
- Type your information directly into the form and print.
- Use your 'tab' key to advance to each field; text entered into the form can be saved.
- Or, print out the blank form and write in your information directly onto the form.
In addition to this tool, APhA has provided different search options below to help you identify the sessions most appropriate for you. Click on any one of the tracks, learning levels or activity types below to review the list of sessions. You may also view all continuing pharmacy education (CPE) sessions.
New Practitioners may be interested in these sessions.
Pharmacy Technicians may be interested in these sessions.
New Opportunities for Pharmacists in an Evolving Health Care System
APhA2013 education sessions are categorized into specific tracks designed to represent the practice area or general pharmacy content area.
Certificate Training Programs: Practice-based continuing education experiences offered during APhA2013. (Ticket required.)
Access to Care Information about federal programs, such as 340B, and the latest actions that impact practices serving the nation's underserved, uninsured, and underinsured patients.
Clinical Patient Care and Services: Updates on the management of a variety of disorders, conditions, and therapies, and the services that support them.
Educating the Educators: Tools, best practices, and practical skills for our pharmacy educators.
Health-System Pharmacy: Clinical and administrative topics of particular interest to those in hospital, long-term care, and other clinic settings.
Integrating Science into Practice: The science that shapes the pharmacy profession.
Nuclear Pharmacy: Updates on products, practices, and policies within the area of nuclear pharmacy.
Pharmacy Law and Regulations: Laws, rules, regulations, and court cases affecting pharmacists and pharmacy practice.
Pharmacy Management and Professional Leadership: Topics to help manage the pharmacy, lead the team, and develop as an individual.
To help you more efficiently plan your time, the content of the education sessions will be categorized into three levels of expertise:
- Level 1: Baseline knowledge of the subject area is required. The information presented will be mostly introductory.
- Level 2: Some prior subject area knowledge and expertise are required, but extensive expertise is not.
- Level 3: Substantial knowledge and experience of the subject area are required. Information will be provided at a level to expand current expertise.
Activity types are designed to give attendees an idea of the intended outcome of a continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activity.
- Knowledge-based activities are designed to enhance or add to pharmacists' or technicians' knowledge of a topic; mostly didactic sessions.
- Application-based activities provide pharmacists and technicians with opportunities to apply their knowledge, usually through case studies or other application activities.
- Practice-based activities are longer, more comprehensive activities of at least 15 hours that incorporate knowledge, skills, and performance. These activities are also known as certificate training programs.