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
January 25th, 2023

Principles of Safe Medication Use and Deprescribing for Older Adults
Collin Clark, PharmD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
1.0 CE available


April 21st, 2023

Jamie Chin-Hon, PharmD, MS, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Oncology
NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island

Chung-Shien Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Associate Professor
St. John’s University
1.0 CE available

Please contact Nicole Cieri-Hutcherson with any questions.