NYSCHP Geriatric Certificate Program

Attendee Registration


  • Members: Free
  • Non-members: Cost is equal to an annual membership fee with NYSCHP. Please join NYSCHP to access resources. 


  • Number of credits required for certificate: 8 credits required
    • Total: At least 12 credits total of CE offered over 2 year period (as live and home study)
    • Home study: Up to 50% of 8 credits may be home study
      • 6 home study credits will be offered over a period of 2 years
    • Live: At least 1 live CE will be offered at  the Annual Assembly, 2 live CE offered throughout year (webinars or miniseries)
      • 6 live offered over 2 years

Previous Qualifying Events:

January 11th, 2022:

Falling Short of Medications: The Role of Pharmacists in Preventing Falls among Older Adults
Shireen Farzadeh, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Transitions of Care
NYC Health + Hospitals
Geriatric Emergencies - What Medications Cause Issues and ED Visits in the Older Patient and what Medications are Used in Emergent Situations in the ED
John Noviasky, PharmD, BS, FNYSCHP, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist/PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator
Upstate Community Hospital
2.0 CEs available


January 19th, 2022:

Psychotropic Drug Use in LTC Settings- It's Getting Another Look! 
Robert Accetta, RPh, C-MTM, BCGP, FASCP
Rivercare Consulting, LLC
Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD): A Cruel and Often Misdiagnosed, Mistreated Form of Dementia 
Kelly Ulen, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP
PGY-2 Geriatric Residency Program Director, Transitional Care Unit Pharmacist Lead / Clinical Pharmacist 
Upstate University Hospital, Community Campus / Auburn Community Hospital Pharmacy
2.0 CEs available


April 8th, 2022: 

An Overview of Geriatric Considerations in COVID-19
Elsen C. Jacob, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCGP, CPPS
Assistant Professor
St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
1.0 CE available


July 11th, 2022: 

An Introduction to Geriatric Pharmacy Certificate Program Self-Study Modules
Sum Lam, PharmD, BCGP, BCPS
Clinical Professor
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, St. John's University
3.0 CEs available


August 2nd, 2022:

Considerations for Managing Diabetes in Older Patients
Nicole Albanese, PharmD, CDCES, BCACP
Clinical Associate Professor
University at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (UB SPPS)
1.0 CE available

 *Materials to be posted*

Please contact Nicole Cieri-Hutcherson with any questions.