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Activity Dates: 05/08/2020 - 04/28/2023

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Target Audience

This course is designed for pharmacists, nurse practitioners or other health care professionals involved in the comprehensive medication management of psychiatric and/or neurological patients.

Session Summary

Dr. Tamminga reports data from the “Bipolar-Schizophrenia Network for Intermediate Phenotypes” (B-SNIP). This was started to test conventional psychiatric diagnoses for similarities in biological characteristics using brain imaging, electrophysiological, oculomotor, and cognitive characteristics. From these extensive and complex biomarkers, she found certain biomarkers associated with specific psychiatric disorders. Therefore, her team has re-clustered individuals with psychosis based on biomarkers and found a previously uncorrelated system of biomarkers. Participants will learn about the implications of these measures for psychosis research, treatment, and diagnosis.

Course Requirements

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

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  • 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. (sign in first)
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity. (sign in first)
  • If necessary, complete the post-test retest no later than the closing activity date. (sign in first)
  • Receive a passing grade (70%).
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (sign in first)

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

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the biological bases of conventional diagnoses across the psychotic spectrum.
  2. Identify methods for evaluating specialized brain function in order to obtain diagnostic clarity.
  3. Dicuss the role of biomarkers for strengthening the use of personalized medicine in psychiatry.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Dates: 05/08/2020 - 04/28/2023
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.0
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-20-026-H01-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.