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CPNP Releases Toolkit Pharmacist Guide to Alcohol Use Disorders

The College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and members of its Substance Use Disorders Committee are pleased to announce the release of a toolkit intended to provide quick tips and a consolidated resource on the treatment of alcohol use disorders (AUD). The Pharmacist Guide to Alcohol Use Disorder is authored by CPNP members James J. Gasper, PharmD, BCPP and Bethany A. DiPaula, PharmD, BCPP and is intended to highlight both the evidence base available as well as strategies of clinical decision making used by expert clinicians.

CPNP 2018 Annual Meeting

Indianapolis, Indiana served as host city for the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacist’s 21st Annual Meeting held April 22-25. A record-breaking 774 healthcare professionals registered to attend this four-day conference which featured nearly 30 hours of cutting-edge scientific presentations, three symposia, two product theaters and a display of 206 scientific posters.

CPNP Awards Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award to Matthew A. Fuller, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP

Indianapolis and the 21st CPNP Annual Meeting served as the setting for the awarding of the 2018 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award to Matthew A. Fuller, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Psychiatry, Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC, Cleveland, OH.

CPNP Announces Research Award Recipients Presented at the 2018 CPNP Annual Meeting

CPNP Research Awards

Abstracts and Awards Council Chair Gregory Bogart, PharmD, BCPP, is pleased to recognize the 2018 CPNP Research and Practice Award winners and finalists. Presented April 23, during CPNP’s 21st Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, these awards recognize excellence in investigators presenting abstracts at the CPNP Annual Meeting. Award Finalists presented platform presentations and displayed their posters during the meeting.

JCPP Approves New Medication Management Services Definition

Definition Focuses on the Key Elements of Medication Management

The Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP) Board of Governors has approved a revised and expanded definition and term for the pharmacy profession’s original Medication Therapy Management Services definition1 to better align with contemporary pharmacy practice. The definition is intended to promote better understanding of medication management services and provide consistency in how those services are defined:

CPNP Announces 2018 Research Award Finalists

A record number 213 abstracts will be featured at the CPNP Annual Meeting. Posters will be displayed Monday, April 23-Tueday, April 24, 2018. Students, residents, and fellows will man their posters on Monday while all other posters will be manned on Tuesday. Conversations and networking can continue during the reception that concludes Monday evening. A special thank you to the abstract reviewers who participated in making these selections.

CPNP Announces Election of 2018-2020 Board Officers

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) membership has elected three officers to serve on the 2018-2020 Board of Directors. Assuming their offices effective July 1, 2018, will be Drs. Ericka Crouse, Lisa Goldstone, and Karen Moeller.

Newly elected Board members will fill the following roles on the Board: