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Activity Dates: 01/30/2020 - 01/29/2023

Target Audience

If you are a pharmacist, nurse practitioner, or other health care professional providing comprehensive medication management for individuals living with psychiatric disorders, we invite you to participate in this course.

Session Summary

The Substance Use Disorders (SUD) Community is hosting a webinar on the topic of ibogaine for detoxification and management of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Ibogaine is a psychedelic drug touted for its unique and robust ability to detoxify persons physically & psychologically dependent on opioids. However, ibogaine is regulated as an illicit substance in the United states and is associated with prolongation of the QTc interval, ventricular arrhythmias, and cardiac death. During the webinar, speaker Benjamin Malcolm, PharmD, MPH, BCPP will focus on the rationale for the research and development of ibogaine, the emerging role of spiritual drug experience in the treatment of mental illness and SUDs, the pharmacology of ibogaine, and existing clinical data on ibogaine for OUD.

Course Requirements

You will proceed through the following steps to satisfactorily complete this course:

  • Sign in (or create a FREE account).
  • Register for this course.
  • Review the full content of the activity and reflect upon its teachings.
  • Complete the post-test at the end of the activity no later than the closing activity date.
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity.
  • If necessary, complete the post-test retest no later than the closing activity date.
  • Receive a passing grade (70%).
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor.
Participants in this course must complete an examination and achieve a score of 70% or greater. Up to two exam attempts are provided to each participant. Successful completion of the course also requires the completion of a course evaluation. Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported immediately to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online at

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Benjamin Malcolm, PharmD, MPH, BCPP

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the rationale for research & development of ibogaine.
  2. Discuss the role of spiritual experience in psychiatric interventions.
  3. Describe the pharmacology of ibogaine.
  4. Summarize existing clinical data on ibogaine for OUD.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 01/30/2020 - 01/29/2023
ACPE Contact Hours: 1
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-20-063-H08-P (Knowledge)
Nursing Credit Reminder: Note that ACPE credit is accepted for certification renewal.

ACPEThe College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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