Table 1.

Medication Therapy Management Pharmacotherapy Laboratory Curriculuma

Laboratory TopicActivitiesLearning Objectives
Fall Semester
 GI and Nutrition-Overview presentation of MTM and WPQC-Practice Errors and Opportunities
  1. Develop a working definition of MTM.

  2. Describe the 5 core elements of a MTM Service Model.

  3. Differentiate between Level I and Level II MTM services.

  4. Identify patient eligibility for Level I and Level II MTM services.

  5. Identify and perform a billable Level I MTM service.

  6. Devise interview questions to conduct a medication review.

  7. Assess a patient's medication regimen for drug-related problems.

  8. Formulate appropriate medication recommendations to solve drug-related problems.

  9. Complete documentation and electronic billing for a Level I MTM service.

 Fluids and Electrolytes-Errors and Opportunities
 Anemia-Errors and Opportunities
 Chronic Kidney Disease-Prescription evaluation and intervention with provider telephone communication.-Demonstration of electronic billing for Level I MTM service.
 Diabetes-Virtual patient medication review and SOAP note.-Electronic documentation and billing for Level I MTM service.
 Arthritis-Errors and Opportunities
Spring Semester
 Palliation and End of Life Care-Errors and Opportunities
  1. Perform a patient interview to collect necessary information for a CMR/A.

  2. Assess a patient's medication regimen for drug-related problems.

  3. Formulate appropriate medication recommendations to solve drug-related problems.

  4. Generate written faxes to communicate medications recommendations.

  5. Create a MAP and PMR.

  6. Demonstrate appropriate communication skills to educate a patient on medication assessments and recommendations.

  7. Create an electronic SOAP note to document a CMR/A.

  8. Complete electronic billing for a Level II CMR/A and additional Level I MTM interventions.

 Patient Assessment I-Patient interview portion of simulated CMR/A.-Faxed communication of medication recommendations to patient's prescriber(s).-Preparation of MAP and PMR.
 Patient Assessment II-Patient education portion of simulated CMR/A.-Documentation of CMR/A as an electronic SOAP note.-Electronic billing for Level II CMR/A and additional Level I MTM interventions.
  • a Abbreviations: MTM = medication therapy management; WPQC = Wisconsin Pharmacy Quality Collaborative; CMR-A = comprehensive medication review and assessment; MAP = medication action plan; PMR = personal medication record.