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College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) 2014 Annual Meeting CME

April 27-30, 2014
Phoenix, Arizona 85044, United States
Learning Objectives
  • Practice using select DSM-5 assessment tools and rating scales in order to implement the changes to the DSM.
  • Analyze evidence-based data on the role of antipsychotics as “mood stabilizers” in the maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder.
  • Evaluate evidence-based literature regarding polypharmacy in psychiatric disorders.
  • Evaluate the potential medical benefits and risks associated with medical marijuana use.
  • Review current approaches to patients with treatment resistant depression.
  • Identify innovative pharmacy practice models and discuss their role in clinical practice.
  • Discuss the role of oxytocin in the management of negative symptoms in schizophrenia.
  • Analyze the reasons for and impact of shortages of medications commonly used in electroconvulsive therapy.
  • Contrast the role of non-pharmacologic treatment with pharmacotherapy in patients with eating disorders.
  • Examine the impact of obesity in society, its prevalence in mental illness, and the pathophysiologic basis of the emerging role of the hormone leptin.
  • Explain the value of pharmacist-provided comprehensive medication management as part of the team approach to care for patients with mental illnesses.
  • Understand the validity and reliability of clinical predictions of violence and the effectiveness of treatment and interventions to reduce violence risk in persons with serious mental illnesses.
  • And more...
The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Venue: Arizona Grand Resort
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