critical Course Materials

Updates in Therapeutics®: Critical Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course is ideal for pharmacy professionals who are preparing for the Critical Care Pharmacy Specialty Certification Examination administered by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) and for those seeking a self-paced review and refresher of disease states and therapeutics.

Developed by board-certified pharmacists and critical care pharmacy experts, the course provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge domains covered in the Critical Care Pharmacy Specialty Certification Examination. Using a case-based approach, the course places strong emphasis on the thought processes needed to solve patient care problems in each therapeutic area.

The course materials are available in a variety of formats to best suit your learning style. The online recordings with either online workbook or print workbook are available for continuing pharmacy education credit.

Updates in Therapeutics® 2019 Preparatory
Review and Recertification Courses
April 27-28, 2019


The preparatory workbook is available in a perfect-bound book (at extra cost) or online as a collection of PDFs. Both print and online versions of the workbook include:

  • Chapters offering a comprehensive review of the full scope of critical care pharmacy
  • More than 130 patient cases with explained answers to enhance your case-based learning
  • More than 150 self-assessment questions with explained answers
  • Current and relevant references at the end of each chapter


The audio-synchronized slide presentations are available online at This is a recording of all the critical care pharmacy sessions offered in the live course. View slide presentations and listen to faculty as they review each presentation, slide by slide. The online versions of the audio-synchronized slide presentations include:

  • Printable slide decks available as PDFs
  • Audio recordings available as MP3 files that can be put onto a portable listening device or burned onto an audio CD