1. Describe key landmark events in the evolution of critical care pharmacy as a specialty.
2. Summarize key published documents and evidence validating critical care pharmacy as a specialty for validation to other health care professionals and stakeholders.
3. List the core knowledge areas for pharmacists caring for critically ill patients.
4. Identify the elements of fundamental, desirable, and optimal pharmacist practice and pharmacy service components.
5. Summarize the findings from key studies documenting the association of critical care pharmacy services with favorable health care outcomes.
6. List the criteria for credentialing and training of pharmacists providing ritical care services at the desired and optimal levels as outlined in the 2011 American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) critical care “PRN Opinion Paper,” in addition to critical care training opportunities and growth.
7. Apply the standards of practice for clinical pharmacy to the critical care practice environment using a standard process of care.
8. Develop an approach to conducting a gap analysis relative to the principles and values of team-based care in a local critical care practice environment.
9. Differentiate between the conventional and nontraditional pathways of training to obtain knowledge, skills, and attitudes for critical care pharmacy practice.
10. Define the key features of a mentor-mentee (protégé) relationship and the important role of mentoring in developing and training critical care clinical pharmacists.
11. Develop an approach to lifelong professional learning to maintain competency in critical care pharmacy practice using the principles of continuing professional development.
12. Identify the many educational components or techniques that can be incorporated into a personal development plan.
13. Identify the avenues and processes for contributing to the critical care body of knowledge as a presenter, author, or peer reviewer.