Pharmacists need to have specialized skills in chronic disease areas or practice settings to provide optimal patient-centered care. Skills in providing medication therapy review, and patient education and consultation; developing practice-related business models or interprofessional approaches, and utilizing evidence-based medicine and safe use of healthcare products are needed to provide optimal pharmacotherapy outcomes. Additionally graduates need to have in-depth understanding of population-based or specialty area of practice and the regulatory and safety issues associated with these various practice settings.

Suggested Topics:

  • Developing and utilizing evidence-based medicine and guidelines
  • Managing the seven major chronic diseases
  • Utilizing pharmacogenomics and diagnostics in providing personalized medicine
  • Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and other managed care organizations
  • Medication therapy management or APhA certificate training in “Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services”
  • Medication safety
  • Specialty Pharmacy
  • Home Infusion care
  • Consulting Pharmacy
  • Emergency Medicine and Clinical Toxicology
  • Hematology-Oncology Pharmacy