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Activity Dates: 01/03/2020 - 12/31/2021

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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.

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


Learning Objectives

  1. Identify social and cultural norms that can impact therapeutic outcomes.
  2. List the essential components of the psychiatric interview and a neurologic evaluation.
  3. Explain the role of the psychiatric interview in the collection of health and medication history.
  4. Recognize the essential components of shared decision making and its importance to optimized patient outcomes.
  5. Describe the principles and components of a holistic treatment approach.
  6. Explain the rationale for collection of collateral information by the treatment team.
  7. Outline the steps in the medication reconciliation process.
  8. Describe the features of care coordination and transitional care models of care and the role of the pharmacist in these processes.
  9. Identify principles and methods for educating healthcare professionals.
  10. Explain procedures for assessing the effectiveness of education of healthcare professionals.
  11. Identify principles and methods for educating patients and the public.
  12. Explain procedures for assessing the effectiveness of education of patients and the public.
  13. Identify principles of health literacy.
  14. Outline principles, processes and measures for measuring the effectiveness of psychiatric pharmacy services.
  15. Outline known disparities in psychotropic medication use on the basis of ethnicity, gender/gender identity, and geographic location.
  16. Identify pharmacist practice models that address known gaps in care of psychiatric disorders.
  17. Identify methods to provide and assess medication education to patients, families, and caregivers in individual and group sessions, and improve adherence.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 01/03/2020 - 12/31/2021
ACPE Contact Hours: 0.5
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-20-005-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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