DSM Examinations Standards and Objectives were developed by panels
of experts in anticoagulation, asthma, diabetes and dyslipidemia.
Using the National Community Pharmacists Association's, National
Institute for Pharmacist Care Outcomes (NIPCO) national model as
one of the resources for development, each of the four disease specific
outlines delineate the knowledge base that would be expected of
pharmacists providing primary care services.
DSM Standards and Objectives have been cross-referenced back to
the Competency Statements. Based on a careful review, the content
experts found that all of the topics in each of the four DSM Standards
and Objectives content outlines fit within the context of the of
the DSM Competency Statements.
following Preamble applies to all Disease State Management Examinations
order to better serve the public health and welfare, and ensure
that a patient's therapy is most appropriate, pharmacists shall
possess the following competencies in order to secure credentialing
to provide patient management services in those disease states for
which NABP evaluation instruments have been developed.
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