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About the UT MTM Program

Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program is an active learning seminar in which participants practice a variety of communication techniques to elicit a patient's medication experience and identify medication-related problems, using cases based on the 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. Through additional pre-seminar self-study modules, case studies, hands-on patient interview, and assessment practice sessions, pharmacists will obtain the clinical knowledge and skills needed to establish medication therapy management services.


Goals of the Program


Certificate Training Program Completion Requirements

To earn a Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Credit and/or a Certificate of Achievement, participants must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Read the self-study modules in their entirety and successfully complete the self-study assessment. A score of 70% or better is required. Participants may have a maximum of two attempts to achieve a passing score. Successful completion of the self-study component will result in 10.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credits (1.0 CEU).
  2. Attend a live training seminar offering and complete the online evaluation. Successful completion of the evaluation will result in 8.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.80 CEU).
  3. Complete three post-seminar comprehensive reviews with real patients within 8 weeks following the live course. Once those are completed, the participant will fill out an online affirmation statement. Successful completion of the online affirmation will result in 3.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.30 CEU). (NOTE: Post-Seminar section may take longer than 3 hours total depending on recruitment and specific work with actual cases.)

For more information on Program Requirements, please see the AGENDA page.


ACPE Universal Activity Numbers

Self-Study Component: 0202-9999-12-002-H04-P (1.0 CEU or 10 contact hours)

Live Seminar Component: 0202-9999-12-001-L04-P (0.80 CEU or 8 contact hours)

Post-Seminar Exercise: 0202-9999-12-003-H04-P (0.30 CEU or 3 contact hours)

MTM is an accredited program of APhA.


Additional Course Information

Activity Type: Practice-Based

Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings

Initial Release Date: 02/01/2012

Expiration Date: 02/01/2015


Technology Requirements

To participate in this activity, participants must have access to a computer with minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Pentium 3 or equivalent processor, 64 MB of free memory (not 64 MB total), 60 MB free disk space (if copied to the hard drive), Flash Player 8 or higher, minimum screen resolution of 1024x768, sound card for audio with speakers or earphones.


Special / Company Programs

The UT Austin CPE office can coordinate private MTM training progams for your company. Contact the CPE office for more information.


APHA
acpeThe American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Contact Us: UT Austin Continuing Pharmacy Education Office
Phone: 512-471-6213 • Fax: 512-475-9739 • Email: UTpharmacyCE@austin.utexas.edu


 

Last Reviewed: May 22, 2014

ACPE The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Comments to: UTPharmacyCE@austin.utexas.edu
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