Certificate & Advanced Training Programs

The Illinois Pharmacists Association (IPhA) is a licensed partner to provide the APhA Certificate & Advanced Training Programs listed below.  

 

 APhA's Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery is an innovative and interactive training program that teaches pharmacists the skills necessary to become a primary source for vaccine information and administration. The program teaches the basics of immunology and focuses on practice implementation and legal/regulatory issues. 

For information on APhA's Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery program, objectives
and ACPE Information, CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Programs:  APhA is hosting a virtual program on Thursday, July 15, 2021
Please read the program flyer completely prior to registering.  PROGRAM FLYER

IMPORTANT REQUIREMENT NOTICE PRIOR TO REGISTRATION
* To complete the required injection technique assessment exercise each participant must identify an immunizing pharmacist who is licensed to administer vaccinations in their state. This pharmacist will be responsible for observing the participant during the injection technique exercise. The demonstrated technique will include giving a willing partner 2 intramuscular and 1 subcutaneous injections of normal saline. Participant must identify a partner to be the simulated patient.
Participant must be able to procure the supplies listed to the right which are needed for the injection technique exercise. This must be done by the program participant. APhA will not be able to ship supplies to you.
• (2) 1” safety syringes (1mL 25G x 1" preferred or 3mL)
• (1) 5/8” safety syringe (1mL 25G x 5/8" preferred or 3mL)
• (1) vial sodium chloride.
• Bandages, alcohol swabs, cotton balls, gloves and sharps disposal

To register for the program, CLICK HERE and you will be directed to APhA's website to register


  

APhA's Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services is an innovative and interactive advanced competency training (ACT) program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing travel health services to patients. This application-based activity is the first step for pharmacists interested in learning the essential skills necessary to successfully provide travel health services.

For more information on APhA's Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services program, objectives and ACPE Information, CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Programs:  June 9-10, 2021 | Registration Open Now!
Full Program Information for this course: CLICK HERE

 


 

  

APhA's Pharmacy-Based Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management is an innovative and interactive certificate training program that explores the pharmacist’s role in cardiovascular disease risk management. This practice-based activity is the first step for pharmacists interested in learning the essential skills to successfully assess risk, promote cardiovascular disease prevention, and encourage patient adherence to therapy.

For information on APhA's Pharmacy-Based Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management program, objectives
and ACPE Information, 
CLICK HERE.  

Upcoming Programs:  Saturday, June 19, 2021 - Registration Now Open!
Full Program Information for this course:  CLICK HERE


 

APhA/WSU Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians training program explores the expanding role of the pharmacy technician by providing additional skills training to administer immunizations.  This two-part program emphasizes a health care team collaboration between pharmacists and technicians which seeks to improve population health by increasing immunization rates in states that allow technicians to immunize.

For information on APhA/WSU Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians program,
objectives 
and ACPE Information, CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Programs:  No future programs currently scheduled.


 

   

APhA's The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program is a newly revised, intensive educational experience designed to equip pharmacists with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to provide effective, evidence-based diabetes care. Five self-study modules provide comprehensive instruction in current diabetes concepts and standards of care. The live seminar incorporates case studies and hands-on skills training focused on the situations most likely to be encountered—as well as the services most needed—in community and ambulatory care practice settings. Participants will gain experience evaluating and adjusting drug therapy regimens for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, counseling patients about lifestyle interventions, analyzing and interpreting self-monitoring of blood glucose results, and assessing the overall health status of patients to identify needed monitoring and interventions. 

For information on APhA's The Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care program, objectives
and ACPE Information, CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Programs:  No future programs currently scheduled.

 


 

APhA's Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services is an innovative and interactive certificate training program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing MTM services to patients. Pharmacists have a tremendous opportunity to receive reimbursement for monitoring and improving medication use in patients with complex medication regimens. This practice-based activity teaches pharmacists the essential skills necessary to become a successful MTM practitioner. The certificate training program will enhance pharmacists’ clinical expertise in evaluating complicated medication regimens, identifying medication-related problems, and making recommendations to patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

For more information on APhA's Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services program, objectives
and ACPE Information, CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Programs:  No future programs currently scheduled.


 

For information on future course offerings, contact Kimberly Condon at [email protected] or 217-522-7300.