MTM Professional Certificate

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The UF College of Pharmacy Medication Therapy Management, or MTM, Certificate will provide focused, comprehensive MTM training for student pharmacists. As students progress through the program they will gain foundational knowledge of MTM, managed care organizations, and performance measures influenced by MTM services. Students will also learn how to plan, develop, and manage a successful MTM business. In performing comprehensive medication reviews in practice and with actual patients, students should achieve improved self-efficacy in providing MTM services. Upon completion of the certificate student pharmacists will have attained expanded skills and extensive experience in order to perform and manage MTM services.


Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge to providing MTM services
  • Develop an MTM business plan by assessing various practice models, MTM documentation software platforms, and basic financial principles
  • Provide patient care through performing Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs)
  • Demonstrate self-efficacy in providing MTM Services

For questions, contact the Pharm.D. MTM Certificate Program Director:

 

Required Coursework

Course Title Credit Hours Semester Offered  Content 
PHA 5008: Foundations of MTM 2 Spring of 2PD year
  • Introduction to MTM and various practice models,
  • MTM from the perspective of patient, prescriber, pharmacist and payer
  • The process of evaluating a complicated patient, prioritizing medication related problems
  • Communication considerations
PHA5331: Delivery of Medication Therapy Management Services 2 Fall of 3PD year
  • How to provide MTM in a safe, timely, effective, efficient and patient-centric manner
PHA6632: Foundations of MTM I 3 Summer of 2PD year, Fall of 3PD year or Spring of 3PD year
  • The business side of MTM
PHA5765: Patient Care 1 6 4PD rotation  
or      
PHA5766: Patient Care 2 6 4PD rotation  

 

Student Capacity Per Year

  • 25-30

Additional Costs Required

  • Total: $1,695
    • $1,590: Off-book fee for PHA6632
    • $105.00: Fee for PHA5331

Certificate Purpose

The UF COP MTM Certificate promotes the development of pharmacists into MTM providers.  By providing opportunities for pharmacist students to learn MTM principles, develop communication and clinical skills related to MTM and put this knowledge into practice, UF COP MTM Certificate graduates will be prepared to effectively provide comprehensive MTM services in any practice setting, and can influence clinical systems in their future practice setting.

Relationship to the College Mission Statement

The certificate aligns with the UF College of Pharmacy mission to “advance pharmacy practice to optimize patient-centered care” by “developing future leaders in pharmacy practice.” Medication Therapy Management (MTM) training allows students to learn how to improve their clinical and communication skills which will prepare them for direct patient care roles in the future.

Apply Now — Deadline October 1, 2020

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