You Don't Have to Go Home but You Can't Stay Here: Identifying Pharmacy's Role in Optimizing Transitional Care

Newark, DE US
January 23, 2020

The purpose of this activity is to develop the foundational knowledge needed to describe what transitional care is and how to evaluate the efficacy of transitions of care programs and models.  It will review several existing programs and identify metrics utilized to assess their success.  Additionally, it will examine the services pharmacists can offer during the process to help ensure safe and effective transitions across phases of care.  This activity will provide knowledge and program examples to help ChristianaCare identify ways to bolster its own transitional care practice.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Review metrics utilized to measure the effectiveness of transitional care models
  2. Assess the functionality of example modern transitional care models
  3. Evaluate the pharmacist’s role in each model of transitional care

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Identify the importance of successful transitions of care and consequences of ineffective transitions
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/23/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
01/23/2020 - 1:00pm
4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd.
Newark, DE 19713
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and the presenter have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Joshua O. Holmes, PharmD, MS
PGY-2 Ambulatory Pharmacy Resident
Jeffrey Reitz, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Course reviewer
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Joshua O. Holmes, PharmD, MS
PGY-2 Ambulatory Pharmacy Resident



Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and ChristianaCare.  Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-20-019-L05-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-20-019-L05-T
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance


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