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Activity Date: 04/27/2022

Session Time and Location

The live session is complete.

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

Mental health stigma is rampant among not only patients but health care providers. This stigma prevents many from seeking and receiving the care they need. The recovery community has utilized the power of trained individuals with lived experience, otherwise known as peer specialists, to decrease this stigma by making it more acceptable and effective to live with a mental health condition. Although most peer specialists work at the level of the lay public, there is value in the nexus of the clinician and the peer specialist. Using my own personal experience, I will illustrate how a clinician who is also a peer specialist can leverage this combination to improve both patient care and clinician well-being.

Support for this session is proudly provided by the CPNP Foundation.

Course Requirements

To receive ACPE credit for this session, you must:

  • 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.
Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported within 24 hours to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online in their ACPE Transcript.

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Jacintha Cauffield, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, CRPS-A

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Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the stigma of living with a mental illness as a pharmacy provider.
  2. Recall the benefits of utilizing personal experiences with mental illness to impact patient care.
  3. Discuss how peer specialists can provide value for patients, colleagues, and students.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Date: 04/27/2022
ACPE Contact Hours: 1
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-22-053-H04-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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