Target Audience

The American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists' Annual Meeting is the premier meeting devoted to advancing the practice of psychiatric pharmacy in the context of a rapidly changing health care environment. The meeting provides opportunities for immediate application and idea exchange through cutting-edge educational programming and networking opportunities such as community meetings, forums, poster sessions, and member-driven discussion dens. Programming is dedicated to providing current information on psychiatric health care issues and disease states, including substance use and neurologic disorders, with the goal of advancing the specific knowledge, leadership skills, and competence required for psychiatric pharmacy practice. All pharmacy and other health professionals engaged in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders will find this meeting to be an educational and enlightening experience that positively impacts clinical practice.

Continuing Education Credit

ACPE Credit

The American Association of Psychiatric Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The 2024 Annual Meeting will provide up to 23 contact hours of knowledge-based and application-based continuing education credit from AAPP approved programming. Industry supported symposia offered at the Annual Meeting offer additional ACPE credit.

To earn credit, participants must participate, verify their attendance at the programming, and complete evaluations and self-assessment questions. AAPP reports to CPE Monitor within days of evaluation completion and provides transcripts online at CPE Monitor does not accept ACPE credit submissions after 60 days making timely evaluation completion essential.

Nursing Credit

ACPE approved contact hours are accepted for ANCC Certification Renewal (as quoted on the ANCC website): “Formally approved continuing education must meet the following criteria: Sponsored by organizations, agencies, or educational institutions accredited or approved by the ...the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)."


The AAPP Annual Meeting is designed to bridge the gap between current knowledge and pharmacy practice in a number of psychiatric disorders, including substance use disorders. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to advance the knowledge and improve competency of participants through the delivery of evidence-based presentations on cutting-edge, diverse, and controversial issues in psychiatric pharmacy.