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Activity Date: 04/18/2016

Target Audience

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

Session Summary

Poster platform presentations are presented in five different award categories: Research Trainee, Innovative Practices, Therapeutic Case Report, Original Research, and the CPNP Foundation Strategic Goals Award.

Award Finalists

CPNP Foundation Strategic Goals Award:

  • 2:00-2:15 p.m.: Victoria Seaton, PharmD, UAMS College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fayetteville, AR
    Student Pharmacists' Social Distancing Towards People with Mental Health
  • 2:15-2:30 p.m.: Natalie Valentino, PharmD, Pharmacy Resident, Salt Lake City VAHCS, Salt Lake City, UT
    Assessment of Rationale in Refusal of Take-home Naloxone by Veterans at Risk for Opioid Overdose in the Primary Care Setting

Innovative Practices Award:

  • 2:30-2:45 p.m.: Emma Palmer, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, Assistant Professor of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, Louisville, KY
    Increasing Naloxone Access in Kentucky: Training Pharmacists to Initiate Naloxone Dispensing Per-protocol
  • 2:45-3:00 p.m.: Richard Silvia, PharmD, BCPP, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS, Boston, MA
    Collaborative Treatment of Depression by a Psychiatric Pharmacist Integrated within a Community Health Center Primary Care Clinic

Original Research Award:

  • 3:00-3:15 p.m.: Douglas Boggs, PharmD, MS, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Psychiatry, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
    Assessment of the Dose-Dependent Motor Effects of Intravenous Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

Course Requirements

To receive ACPE credit for the live session at the Annual Meeting, you must:

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  • Attend and participate in the entire session and reflect upon its teachings.
  • Complete the evaluation at the end of the activity. (sign in first)
  • Provide the necessary details in your profile to ensure correct reporting by CPNP to CPE Monitor. (sign in first)

This course will be provided at the CPNP 2016 Annual Meeting, April 17-20, 2016. Upon successful completion, ACPE credit is reported immediately to CPE Monitor although transcripts can be retrieved by participants online at

Faculty Information and Disclosures

Douglas Boggs, PharmD, MS, BCPP
Emma Palmer, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Richard Silvia, PharmD, BCPP
Victoria Seaton, PharmD
Natalie Valentino, PharmD

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Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss new research in the field of psychopharmacology.
  2. Relate the outcomes of this research to clinical practice.
  3. Review a novel clinical case and its implications related to treatment.
  4. Identify innovative pharmacy practice models and discuss their role in clinical practice.

Continuing Education Credit and Disclosures

Activity Date: 04/18/2016
ACPE Contact Hours: 1.25
ACPE Number: 0284-0000-16-008-L04-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. This self-study course provides 1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEUs) of knowledge-based continuing education credit from CPNP approved programming. The ACPE universal program number assigned to this course is 0284-0000-16-008-L04-P (1.25 contact hours).